Our Organization

About Us


The Mountbatten Institute is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to develop the careers of young professionals through international business programmes in New York and London.

Our Mission

Our mission 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.

What do we do?

The Mountbatten Institute offers training and internship programmes in New York and London for foreign nationals. The 12 month programmes include full-time practical training at a host organization in conjunction with academic study.

London / New York

Our host organizations include around 60 global top companies such as top-tier investment banks, law firms, media companies, marketing agencies, publishing houses and non-profits. Participants choose to train in the fields of investment banking & finance, marketing & communications, legal & compliance, human resources or business operations.

Trainees choose from one of three academic options which they study in evening and weekend classes:

  • Postgraduate Certificate in International Business (PGC) /
    Certificate in International Business
  • Master of Arts: Entrepreneurial Management (MA) /
    Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Masters of Business Administration in International Business Practice (MBA) /
    Advanced Certificate in International Business Practice

On our programmes trainees are supported throughout their time abroad with accommodation, insurance and stipend so they can focus on their Mountbatten experience.

How do we do it?

The Mountbatten Institute's programmes are completely unique.

London / New York

We are the only J-1 Visa Trainee / Intern (US) & Tier 5 (UK) visa sponsor of its scope and scale, binding academia with practical business training and work based learning at some of the world's finest organizations. The Mountbatten Institute sponsors up to 500 trainees in NYC and London each year. There really is no other programme like it.

The reciprocal relationship between the Mountbatten Institute and our corporate partners produce a once-in-a-lifetime, 12 month programme which, since 1984, has yielded lucrative, international employment prospects for its participants and a global talent pipeline for our partners.