The Work Placement

The Work Placement

Your Mountbatten experience in London includes a 12 month, full-time, paid work placement with a leading global company.

Placement areas include:

  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing / Communications
  • Legal and Compliance

Gain transferable skills in leadership, negotiation, communication and decision-making, while working in a challenging role that will develop you both personally and professionally.

The experience will provide you with hands-on training in a corporate environment and offer you opportunities to network with global business executives.

Our multi-national companies are looking for enthusiastic, articulate graduates who will add a new dimension and bring a fresh perspective to the workplace.

With completion of the program you will have a solid foundation in business practice and a strengthened resume offering the competitive edge you need in today’s job market.

Sponsor Companies

We work with numerous Sponsor Companies in central London, selected for their commitment to inter-cultural exchange, diversity of operations and experiential education. These companies are eager to take on talented professionals for practical training roles in March and August each year.

Our companies include some of the biggest names in financial services, such as:

  • Barclays Capital
  • BGC International
  • BlackRock
  • Citi Private Bank
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Liquidnet
  • Merrill Lynch, Europe
  • Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Thomson Reuters
  • UBS Investment Bank

Your Placement

If your application is successful, you will be invited to interview with Mountbatten staff. You will be provided an opportunity to discuss your placement preferences and the industries and roles that are of most interest to you.

Once accepted into the candidate pool, Mountbatten works closely with you to arrange phone interviews for specific training opportunities with our sponsor companies.

For more information regarding the placement process, please refer to the Information and Application Packs on the How to Apply page.