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About InvestIN

InvestIN is an organisation that provides inspirational career-experience programmes to school students who aspire to break into some of the world’s most-desirable professions. On our programmes, we aim to create the ‘ultimate work experience’ through interactive simulations, seminars, networking sessions, and career coaching guidance

We offer experiences in investment banking, law, medicine, business leadership, architecture, psychology, computer science, engineering, politics and journalism in London, New York and Hong Kong.

Our career programmes are predominantly aimed at 15-18-year olds with a passion, ambition or curiosity about a particular career; our programmes are designed to both offer insight and give attendees a competitive advantage within that career field.


Our Beyond Programmes are specifically designed for attendees aged 12-14 years; these programmes take each subject beyond the classroom and explore their exciting real-world applications.

Around 25,000 students from over 2,000 schools and universities in 72 countries have attended our programmes since our inception.

About Our Programmes

Our programmes are designed to offer attendees the ultimate experience of a profession. Our hands-on activities and exposure to a range of professionals give students a unique chance to immerse themselves in the world of a specific career not usually available to secondary school students. Attendance of an InvestIN programme also demonstrates you have gained a variety of key skills, enabling you to boost your UCAS/college applications and have something powerful to talk about at interview. Students will also gain a network of top professionals in their desired career before starting university, in the all-important race for the top internship and graduate roles.

Each of our career programmes are specially curated and delivered by professionals in their respective fields, so that attendees can truly experience their desired career by working alongside leading executives.

The professionals on our programmes are all high-ranking, likeminded executives who wish to provide opportunities for young people to experience what they do on a daily basis, as well as coach them toward achieving their career ambitions. You can see some of the organisations that current executives work for here.

We are always looking to develop new career experiences. If you don’t see your desired career in our range of programmes, please feel free to send us an email at info@investineducation.co.uk, we would love to hear your suggestions!

Our programmes take place 3 times a year; Autumn (November), Spring (March) and Summer (July-August).

Our Autumn and Spring programmes are held on weekends and last 1 day, to fit around school schedules. Our flagship Summer Internships last either 2, 5 or 10 days and include optional accommodation and meals.

We hold our programmes at many cities in the world including London, Manchester, Hong Kong, New York and Dubai. Generally, we hold our programmes at top universities like UCL or NYU, but on our summer internships, we also take students into top firms.

Our one-day programmes take place during school term time and use interactive simulations run by top professionals, to create high-impact experiences of your chosen career. Our summer internships combine these interactive simulations with private experiences at top organisation’s headquarters, meals and networking receptions with high-ranking executives, cultural experiences, accommodation and meals. You can see full timetables on the individual programme pages.

Our career experience programmes start at £135/student for one-day programmes in autumn and spring, and our summer internships vary in cost depending on exact packages chosen. You can see pricing on the individual programme pages.

If you would like to be kept informed of our upcoming programmes, you can subscribe to our mailing list by sending a request to info@investineducation.co.uk.

Benefits of InvestIN

Attendance at an InvestIN career programme can be used to demonstrate ambition and commitment to pursuing a profession in your free time. As well as giving an attendee concrete evidence of interest and previous experience, the programmes also include bespoke coaching by relevant industry executives on the best application techniques, in order to maximise chances of getting into the best universities and courses.

We encourage all attendees to keep in touch with the InvestIN Industry Executives. Many of our alumni have gone on to secure work experience in their chosen career after attending our programmes.

Registering

There is no application in order to attend our programmes, as we feel that passion, ambition and a willingness to commit toward your future is enough. Our programmes, however, are extremely popular and are often full months in advance. We offer our places on a first-come first-served basis and places are highly limited.

All registration takes place on our website. Simply visit your chosen career programme page and you can start the registration process by clicking the “Register Now” button.

There is no deadline for registration, however, we generally fill up approximately 6-8 weeks prior to the date of the programme.

We have had students who are slightly older attend our programmes in the past who have found them both inspiring and beneficial! You can get in touch with us to discuss your particular circumstances.

We have had students who are slightly younger attend our programmes in the past who have found them both inspiring and beneficial! You can get in touch with us to discuss your particular circumstances.

Booking

To register a place on a programme, simply click ‘Register Now’ on the programme page.

Due to the demand for programme spaces, we do not reserve places for attendees. For our internships, attendees can put down a 50% deposit in order to secure their place. Please email us at info@investineducation.co.uk or call us on +44 (0) 203 915 1420 to discuss options further.

Yes, we do offer bursary places. To find out if you are eligible, and how to apply, please click here.

We offer a 10% group discount on our programmes for bookings of 2 or more people. Please use the code GROUP10 at checkout for a 10% discount.

No, we accept individual booking on our website. Schools can make group bookings for multiple students or individuals, as we will issue the school with an invoice for payment. Please email us at info@investineducation.co.uk or call us on +44 (0) 203 915 1420 if you need further information on becoming a Partner School.

Refund Policy: We do not offer cash refunds for programme bookings. However, we do provide 100% credit against your purchase in case you can no longer attend the programme you have booked for, if you cancel at least 24 hours before the programme takes place. That credit can be used against any future programme run by InvestIN, within the following 12 months. Only one credit will be issued per purchase. For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

You may cancel your place at any time. Cancellations of your place can be requested by emailing us at info@investineducation.co.uk. If you cancel your place 180 days or more before the start date of the programme, you will receive a 75% refund of the total programme fee. If you cancel your place between 120 days and 180 days before the start date of the programme, you will receive a 50% refund of the total programme fee. If you cancel your place between 90 days and 120 days before the start date of the programme, you will receive a 25% refund of the total programme fee. Programme places cancelled less than 90 days before the start date of the programme will receive no refund of programme fees.

During the Programme

We keep registration open until noon for all of our programmes. If you and your child are going to arrive after this time, please email info@investineducation.co.uk in advance so that we can arrange for someone to be on-hand to register you.

We ask that students wear professional clothing on our programmes. Essentially, avoid wearing jeans, trainers or track suits. Suits, chinos and other smart casual wear are all acceptable.

We do not permit parents and teachers to accompany attendees to the programme; this is to simulate a professional environment for the students. However, there will always a be space available around the programme venue for parents or teachers to wait, should they wish to do so. Parents are also welcome to meet their children for the lunch break.

Once you have registered your place on a programme, you should receive an email with basic details about the venue and timing. These emails are sent to the email address supplied for the attendee. If you have not received this email, please check your spam and junk folder, and then email us at info@investineducation.co.uk with your order number.

Venue & safeguarding

We have a child safeguarding policy and carry out regular risk assessments. If you would like to be sent a copy of these, please get in touch with us.

Our chaperones are security-vetted (enhanced DBS check), adult members of staff who have experience of supervising children. They will carry out registration 3 times per day and escort the students to and from the programme. A chaperone will be available 24 hours per day should students need any assistance.

The professionals on our programmes are all security-vetted, high-ranking executives who are on hand during the programme to offer professional career support and advice to attendees.

The InvestIN staff are security-vetted (enhanced DBS check) and first aid trained adults with experience of supervising children. They will be on hand throughout each programme to ensure the safety and security of attendees.

All our venues have 24-hour security on site and InvestIN staff members to ensure that the programme venue is secure.

Travel

Please see the programme specific page for further information on parking availability.

Please follow this link for a map of parking facilities near the Renold Building at the University of Manchester. Car Park A (University of Manchester) on Charles Street is only £2 all day on Sundays and is just a three-minute walk from the lecture theatre.

Please see this link for hotels near University College London. We would advise that you ignore any sponsored links, as these tend not to be in the correct location.

To see transport links for a specific programme venue, please click on the programme page.

Nationals of certain countries require visas to visit the UK. You can check here. We are happy to write a letter in support of your VISA application for a specific programme that you have booked onto.

Contact

Please feel free to call us on +44 (0) 203 915 1420 or email us on info@investineducation.co.uk. Our mailing address is InvestIN Education, 20 Midtown, 20 Procter Street, London, WC1V 6NX, UK.