Job description

The Mountbatten Institute is the only organisation providing graduates with the opportunity to gain unrivalled experience at the world's top employers in New York City. Participants of the New York Programme spend one year living, studying and training in one of the world's most challenging corporate cultures, arming themselves with the skills necessary to top an increasingly competitive labour market.

Trainees complement a full-time training placement with postgraduate study on one of three courses: PGC, MA or MBA. The Mountbatten Institute encourages cultural integration on the programme with a calendar of events for trainees including museum visits, sports events, brunches, weekend trips, charity parades and more.

Employment prospects following Mountbatten are outstanding with recent statistics showing 86% being employed within three months and 100% being employed within six months, often with their host organisation or a direct competitor.

Placements available in:

  • Banking and finance
  • Marketing, communications and sales
  • Legal administration
  • Regulatory and compliance
  • Human resources
  • Business operations
  • Project management
  • JP Morgan Chase

Mountbatten interns work with a host of firms including:

  • Blackrock
  • HSBC
  • Thomson Reuters
  • British Airways
  • Credit Suisse
  • Citi
  • British Airways
  • Dow Jones
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Institutional Investor
  • Liquidnet
  • Broadridge Financial Solutions
  • Moody’s Analytics

March 2018 intake.

Company information

The Mountbatten Institute is a non-profit organisation which aims to foster international and cross-cultural understanding through experiential education, practical training and residence abroad, and to provide opportunities for personal growth and professional development. The Institute is named in honour of the late Earl Mountbatten of Burma and has regional offices in London, New York and Bangkok.

Person requirements

Mountbatten candidates are typically bright, ambitious and adventurous graduates who hope to develop their professional skills in a dynamic international environment.

Qualifications and experience requirements

Full eligibility requirements are listed on our website but we aim to recruit non-American university graduates with the requirements listed below.

  • University degree (2:2 classification and above)
  • 12 months worth of cumulative, office-based/administrative work experience (can be a combination of summer internships/part time work). If you are still within one year of graduation, less experience may be considered
  • Strong IT/administrative skills
  • Fluency in English

Accepted degree subjects




Programme provides $1,275 monthly allowance plus free accommodation, utilities, US medical insurance and course materials


New York

Contract and working hours

Fixed term · Full-time

Start date


How to apply

Number of vacancies: 280 annually across two intakes: March and August

For programme enquiries call the New York Programme admissions team on + 44 (0) 845 370 3535 or via email.

Closing date: Continuous recruitment

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 01/09/2018

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