10 internships for 2020 you can apply for right now

Lara Billington
Content Marketing Executive

It's never too early to start applying for internships. 

Plenty of companies are now on the hunt for students and graduates to join them for internships in 2020. Get ahead of the game now to ensure you secure yourself a place. 


1. Herbert Smith Freehills - Spring Vacation Scheme 

  • Where: London 
  • Salary: £400 per week
  • Deadline: 18 Dec 2019


Herbert Smith Freehills are a leading, global law firm with an award-winning depth of expertise across a wide variety of sectors. You can join them on their Spring Vacation Scheme where you'll deliver real work for key clients alongside a partner or senior associate, attend workshops and presentations and be guaranteed an interview for a training contract after the scheme ends. 



There's a STEM crisis in schools, and you could be part of the solution. On Teach First's award-winning STEM internship, you’ll develop skills in teaching, leadership, teamwork, decision-making and public speaking. Who knows, you may even discover a lifelong passion for helping children to fulfil their potential, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Not bad for a week’s work! Interested? Click below to find out more.



Looking for a year-in-industry opportunity? This world leading fresh food manufacturer is looking for students studying a Technical, Food or Science based degree to join the team for 12 months. You'll gain skills in a range of areas, such as food safety, microbiology and internal auditing, and you'll also gain the opportunity to return to Bakkavor once you have completed your undergraduate degree.



Spend the summer diversifying your skill set within American Express' Finance team. While you're there you'll have the opportunity to work on challenging projects, learn about the culture and values of American Express and do some invaluable networking across regions and functions to stand you in good stead for the future. There's no need to be studying a finance-related degree - American Express welcome students from all degree disciplines.



Deloitte are in The Guardian UK 300 Graduate Employers and the Times Top 50 Employers for Women, so the opportunity to intern with them isn't to be missed. As part of the Legal team you'll work alongside 2,000 experts across 80 locations to help solve some of the world's most complex legal problems. If you're in your penultimate year of uni and on track for a 2:1, apply now. 



If you're in your penultimate year of university, gain insight into the business and culture of BDO and get a taste of life at the heart of the firm during their summer internship. You'll deal with clients in a range of sectors, meet BDO partners and managers and work on specific projects that'll make a real difference to the business. They screen applications on an on-going basis, so don't hang about.



Over the last 200 years, J.P. Morgan have met the complex financial needs of some of the world's largest companies and they're now offering you a chance to join them on a Summer Internship Program. You'll work alongside top leaders and colleagues, enhance your skill-set and potentially secure yourself a full-time job come graduation. This is an incredible opportunity that's not to be missed. 



EY are a leading Professional Services firm, helping organisations make better decisions about business, finance and technology. On their Assurance Summer Internship you'll meet influential experts, gain on-the-job experience and contribute to real client projects. You'll also shadow senior colleagues and possibly secure a job with the company after you graduate. 



This is an ideal opportunity for Psychology, Computer or Design undergrads looking to develop both personally and professionally. You'll join Croydon Council for 3 months and help to develop the best ways to deliver their wide range of essential public services. If you have strong research and people skills, this is the internship for you. Hit the button below to find out more and apply.



Gain valuable paid work experience at one of the top employers in the country during this Tax Internship at EY. Tax affects every aspect of our lives and laws and you could become a part of a leading team who manage the tax of high-net-worth individuals and organisations. If you're in your penultimate year at uni or you're taking a gap year, this opportunity is for you.