A central aspect of the Mountbatten programme is work placement and practical training. Participants are placed with one of our premier companies in the following sectors: finance, law, IT, event management, HR, marketing and communications.
Participants work full-time for their sponsor company for the full 12 months
Participants work full-time for their sponsor company for 12 months as well as study toward a postgraduate qualification. Key skills are developed quickly in a demanding professional environment. The work placement provides first-hand experience and training in international business practice, unique industrial insight, exposure to senior management and professional networks. This is complemented by studying part-time toward a postgraduate certificate, Masters or MBA.
Over half of our placements are provided through large multinational investment banks. Opportunities outside of finance include placements with law firms, event management companies, charities and design studios.
Mountbatten interns work with a host of firms including:
- Thomson Reuters
- Institutional Investor
- British Airways
- Bank of NY Mellon
- JP Morgan Chase
- Thompson Wigdor
- Royal Bank of Scotland
- Credit Suisse
The Mountbatten Institute offers paid overseas internships and opportunities in postgraduate international business education to university graduates throughout the world. Approximately 300 graduates worldwide are selected to join the New York programme each year and gain invaluable professional work experience as well as a postgraduate business qualification or advanced degree.
The mission of the Mountbatten Institute is 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.
Mountbatten candidates are typically bright, ambitious and adventurous graduates who hope to develop their professional skills in a dynamic international environment.
Full eligibility requirements are listed on our website but we aim to recruit non-American university graduates with at least 12 months work experience, strong IT capabilities and fluency in English.
Qualifications and experience requirements
- University degree (2:2 classification and above)
- At least 12 months office-based work experience (cumulative)
- Strong IT/administrative skills
- Fluency in English
Accepted degree subjects
Programme provides accommodation and $485 every two weeks as a living allowance.
Contract and working hours
Fixed term · Full-time
How to apply
Number of vacancies: 280 annually
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 10/07/2017