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1 The Internship Programme and Oxford Alumni Presentation to Branch Officers Jonathan Black, Director, Oxford University Careers Service & Internship Office

2 What is the Internship Programme? Global summer work placements (in the UK and abroad) Exclusively for current Oxford students

3 Who provides the internships? Oxford alumni Educational partnerships Charities and NGOs Small business and start ups Oxford University Multinational business partnerships

4 Wide range of sectors… Film Television and Media Scientific Research Creative Arts and Design Luxury Travel Museums and Galleries Political Think Tanks Publishing Retail Start-ups Natural Resources & the Environment Education Event Management Financial Management Legal Services IT & Telecoms Charities & Social Guidance Intl Development

5 55% of internship providers are Oxford alumni Very popular with students (2,400+ applications from 1,000 students in 2013) Growing fast Background to the Internship Programme 5

6 Where are the internships?

7 Employers provide: Full-time work for 4-12 weeks (June – October) Defined project Assigned supervisor or mentor Stipend (meeting Minimum Wage requirements in UK) Assistance with travel and/or accommodation

8 Who funds the internships? Internship Sponsors – Stipend; accommodation; expenses Internship Scholarships – Some funding is already attached to placements Students themselves

9 Opportunities for 2014? UNDP WaterAid OCSEP Teaching in China Natural Mystic Murphy Media Academy of European Law Society of Malawi Hong Kong University Paragon Trust Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations Naval History Museums Umniah Mobile Intl School Bangalore Tanglin Trust School Singapore British School, New Delhi World Food Programme Tsinghua University UNDT Gambling Compliance Hopes & Homes

10 The UN, New York Im incredibly grateful to the Internship Programme for helping get my foot in the door at the UN, giving my career a huge boost.

11 Ashinaga, Japan Going to Japan had been a childhood dream of mine, so I knew it was risky going in with high expectations. That said, I'm happy to say that all my expectations were exceeded. Everything about Japan made me want to stay even longer.

12 We collaborate with Colleges and Departments To attract more internships for our students To build relationships with alumni

13 How can you help? Promote the programme to alumni! Forward details of any interest received directly to Internship Office Work with alumni and friends to raise funds to support students on underfunded internships

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