10,000 Black Interns Required

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darren-billings
7 Jan 2021

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#10000BlackInterns will help transform the horizons and prospects of young Black people in the United Kingdom by offering paid work experience across a wide range of industries, as well as world-class training and development.   


They anticipate opening to student applications as follows:


  • applications from students for the Winter 2021 programme will be made in April 2021 (with an application deadline in July 2021); candidates for this programme will be selected by September 2021 at the latest.

  • applications from students for the Summer 2022 programme will be made in July 2021 (with an application deadline in November 2021); candidates for this programme will be selected by January 2022 at the latest.


Take a look https://www.10000blackinterns.com



The #10000BlackInterns programme was co-founded by Dawid Konotey-Ahulu (a co-founder of Redington Limited and Mallowstreet), Jonathan Sorrell (President of Capstone Investment Advisors), Michael Barrington-Hibbert (founder of Barrington-Hibbert Associates) and Wol Kolade (Managing Partner of Livingbridge), the group which founded #100BlackInterns in August 2020. 

 

Through the #100BlackInterns initiative, leading players in the investment management industry have come together to address the chronic underrepresentation of Black talent in that sector.  Since its launch, the programme has garnered extraordinary support with 200 investment management companies offering internships in the Summer of 2021 to Black students in the United Kingdom as a way of attracting a more diverse range of talent to their industry.  

 

Following the launch of #100BlackInterns, the #10000BlackInterns initiative has been designed to help transform the horizons and prospects of young Black people in the United Kingdom. The 10,000 Black Interns programme will offer paid work experience across a wide range of sectors, providing training and development opportunities and creating a sustainable cycle of mentorship and sponsorship for the Black community. 


https://www.10000blackinterns.com



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Posted 7 months ago

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Posted 7 months ago

Great opportunity here. I wonder how many young black people we could inspire? Kirsty Alexander

Posted 7 months ago

Thanks for this guys and will share this out to my network!!