Intensive careers support in London over the summerSummer Employment Boost

Everything you need to successfully enter the world of work. Get your first graduate job, and excel on it. Exclusively for INTO students & Alumni.

Comprehensive, intensive support

The programme develops the skills, job application ability,  professional experience, and employer engagement you need to get ahead.

Key features

Skills: refine your communication and group-work skills, while starting to develop key hard skills
Job application ability: develop your CV and practice job interviews
Professional experience: learn by doing on a real work project
Employer engagement: meet and understand leading employers across the city
The INTO Promise: 6 months coaching support, and for final year students - our money-back promise

The opportunity

Summer Employment Boost

Summer Employment Boost is our premium career booster for INTO students.

Intensive 1 week careers support in London: combining skills development, job application support,  work projects, and engagement with employers
Everything you need to be ready to apply for the best jobs
Exceptional training, 1:1 coaching, and high impact professional development projects
Early in the summer: starting 27th June 2022 for 1 week

Securing great graduate jobs is challenging

  • Skills gap: 77% of students are concerned they don't have the skills they need for graduate jobs.
  • Competitive jobs market: 65% of students believe getting a job is more difficult for them than their parents' generation.
  • Delays in securing graduate jobs: On average it takes students 3-6 months after graduation to secure employment.

Why Employment boost

Get ahead of the competition

For you if you...

  • Want the best INTO support to get you the job you deserve
  • Are an international student, and have been, or are on, an INTO programme
  • You are on an Undergraduate or Postgraduate programme at an eligible UK university currently exclusively students from: University of Manchester; University of East Anglia; Manchester Metropolitan University; and City, University of London


Your bridge to the world of work

WHY SUMMER employment boost

Here to help you make a great start

The Summer Employment Boost programme is intensive, exciting, and impactful. We bring together everything you need to be successful in your career journey: skills training, application support, professional experience and employer insight.

Boost is for students who want to use their summer to get ahead in the career journey. In person in London, we bring together all the support you need to achieve career success.

Michael Lynas
Vice President, INTO CareerFirst

High value activities in the heart of London

  • Structured 1:1 coaching in the key areas that matter for international students
  • Meet leading employers, and understand how they fit into London
  • Engaging and impactful training in the skills you need to succeed
  • 1:1 support to improve your job application success rate - focussing on CVs, cover letters, and practice interviews

The experience

A programme of development and growth

THE INTO promise

Career success delivered - or your money back

If you are in your final year of studies and haven't been offered a job within six months, we are so confident in the value we add that we offer a 100% money back guarantee.

‍That's the INTO Promise.

Summer employment boost Details

Timing and price

Intensive, 1 week, careers support in London
Early in the summer: starting 27th June 2022 for 1 week
Summer Employment Boost: £595 for INTO students, with our money back promise
Accommodation if required (details and pricing on request)

Our supported virtual internship

  • Find out more about the internship here
  • The internship begins after the Summer Boost
  • Special price when Summer Employment Boost and Summer Internship bought together: £1250
  • Normal price if bought together with Summer Employment Boost: £1490 (Summer Employment Boost £595 + Internship £895)

Internship top-up option

Internship top-up

If you want to put your experience on Boost into practice immediately, we offer an internship programme through our partners
The internship is available together with Summer Employment Boost, or as a separate opportunity


Why is the programme designed as it is?


We designed the programme to support international students in the areas they need it the most, while also providing a broadening and exciting experience in the heart of London.

What is the internship, and why is it optional?


The internship is arranged with our partners to give you your first work experience. Many students already have work experience, and need Summer Employment Boost to help them refine their approach - but for those who also want work experience, the internship is an excellent first step.

When does the programme start?


The programme starts on Monday, 27th June 2022 and finishes on Saturday, 2nd July 2022

What are my accommodation options?


Accommodation is not included. Please let us know if you require accommodation and we can support you with this.

How much is the programme?


Summer Employment Boost is being offered for an introductory price of £595. This can be bought together with the internship for £1250.

Are there scholarships?


Scholarships are available in cases of need, please get in touch to find out more.

Are employers involved?


Employers are involved throughout the week, sharing their experience working with international graduates, and conducting practice interviews

How does the money back promise work?


We support each student to reach their individual career goals, and if you do not get an offer of a job within six months of graduating then you will be entitled to your money back. This offer is subject to terms and conditions and is open to students who are in their final year of studies.

Where is the programme taking place?


The programme takes place in central London, near Liverpool Street station.

Still have questions? Email us at GetStarted@intoglobal.com


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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