Career success for international studentsINTO CareerFirst


Programmes to help you achieve your career goals

INTO CareerFirst is a new service, exclusively for INTO alumni, to help you get the best internships and graduate jobs.

The shift from university to employment can be challenging, especially for international students.

We offer personalised support from expert coaches who understand the world of work to help you aim higher and get there faster.


Pick the right programme for you

2 new opportunities for INTO students, delivering career success

Summer Employment Boost

Intensive careers support programme in London over the summer

Develop your skills, meet employers, build your network and get job ready.

Often selected by INTO students who want an intensive preparation period in the summer.

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Summer Internship

A flexible virtual internship for the summer months with a global employer

The first step in your career can be the hardest, this internship gets you on the right track with work experience with an established employer.

With support throughout, option is often selected by people without substantial work experience, looking to build their CVs.

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All our programmes include:

Structured and flexible support at every stage of the process
1:1 coaching from expert coaches selected for you
Fits your schedule: easy booking and support until you secure the job or internship
The INTO Promise: unlimited coaching support and money-back guarantee

our mission

We care about your success

By connecting you with trusted experts, we help you to discover, experience and secure the career you deserve – and then perform on the job.

At INTO CareerFirst we are passionate about helping you to realise your potential and get the boost you need in today’s competitive job market.

Michael Lynas
Vice President, INTO CareerFirst

THE INTO promise

Career success delivered - or your money back

We give you as much expert 1:1 time as you need, and we are so confident in the value we add that we offer a 100% money back guarantee.

‍That's the INTO Promise.

OUR service

Everything you need to fast track your career

Working with leading employers and international students we have designed a step-by-step process to deliver career success.

Terence Cheung has experience in various sectors in the UK and in China. He draws on his deep understanding of multinational employers to advise students who want to build their career in the UK or internationally.

Nina Jussila is a qualified coach with 10+ years experience in coaching students, professionals and academics internationally. Nina specialises in goal setting and career planning, with a focus on supporting international students entering high performing and entrepreneurial environments.

Michael Lynas has worked for global strategy consultancy Bain, as a senior advisor to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street, and started an organisation that has supported more than 600,000 teenagers to fulfil their potential. He is a graduate of Cambridge and Harvard.

Adam Parsons has spent 15 years working with and supporting global organisations in recruiting, training, and retaining talent.

He has particular experience in coaching around the job application process and CV writing.

Deri Hughes runs a business that helps leaders of consulting firms to recruit, train and develop their teams. Through this he supports thousands of candidates to discover great job opportunities. He has worked as a Chief Finance and Operations Manager at Credo and a Manager at Bain & Co.

Rohin Aggarwal is an experienced education consultant and entrepreneur. He founded Think Smart to help students make study and job decisions based on real-world insights.  

He is a graduate of Cambridge and INSEAD.


Expert coaches to match your career goals

Every student has unique needs, so every INTO CareerFirst programme is tailored to you.

We match you with the right experts to help you succeed at every step of the process.

Our experts give you as much personalised 1:1 support as you need to help you fast track your career goals.


Personalised support to solve your biggest challenges

All our programmes are personalised to support students where they need it most. This includes the most common areas of need, all delivered through 1:1 coaching -

Goal setting and opportunity finding
CV, resume and cover-letter support
Interview preperation and live practice
Assessment centre preperation
Performing on the job


15+ years helping international students succeed

Every year INTO helps thousands of students from around the world achieve their dream of studying abroad. The qualifications, experiences and skills you develop with INTO set you up for your future life and career. Learn more about us here


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Delivering career successINTO CareerFirst

Summer Employment Boost

Intensive careers support programme in London over the summer

Learn more

Summer Internship

A  virtual internship for the summer months with a global employer

Learn more


Great support at the key stages







Major upcoming application deadlines (updated each week)


  • Citi - securities/ banking (UK)
  • Rothschild (UK)
  • American Express (UK)
  • Goldman Sachs (UK)

Professional services

  • KPMG (China)


    • Google Business Internship (UK)


      • INTO Giving (UK) 

        For comprehensive support making effective applications, Internship Boost is for you.

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        upcoming deadlines

        Upcoming internship deadlines

        It is essential to know when applications close, so you are able to apply if it is a good opportunity for you. Every week we will add major internship applications due to close soon.

        Any questions? 

        We are committed to supporting international students achieve career success. Contact us with any questions by sending an email to GetStarted@intoglobal.com