The Placement

Kickstart your global career

From scale-ups to FTSE 100 companies, we work in partnership with some of London’s most exciting businesses, connecting them with the brightest international talent. Since our inception in 1984, we have matched more than 7,000 of our trainees with companies such as Barclays, BlackRock, Citi, HSBC, Thomson Reuters and more. Giving our trainees the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in a leading business and shape their global resume.

“I would not have got my current job if it had not been for the opportunities Mountbatten gave me. My company was impressed by my move to London, and work at a premier investment bank, right out of college.”

Martin Cebula, London Program, August 2015 Intake

Get ready for the future of work

Build your skills, network, resume and potential with practical training. You’ll be given roles with real responsibility ranging across finance, business operations, marketing and communications, events and HR.You’ll access senior members of the London business community, develop your personal brand, and take the first steps to becoming a leader of tomorrow.

The Placement Process

We work with our partner companies to match the right candidates to their placement. Our partners select who they would like to interview based on your resume, so make sure you’re selling yourself in the right way.

Given an interview? Now what? Read over your placement spec, do as much research on the business as you can, and prepare to match your skills to the placement. At this stage, it’s in your hands to turn your dream of 12-months in London into a reality.

Once you’re offered a placement by one of our partners, you’re officially moving to London for the year. We’ll coordinate your visa paperwork and prepare for your arrival.