Insights into Consumer & Retail

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  • ABInBev. A leading global brewer. Internships offered in marketing, sales, supply or support. 8 weeks up to a year. 
  • Adidas Group. Internships mostly in Germany, Hong Kong and the US. 
  • American ExpressOffices in London, Brighton and Burgess Hill. Click here to submit an application.
  • ASOS. They offer a global summer internship for 2 months. Opportunities exist in global trading, digital analytics, data science, UX/UI, content, performance marketing and social media
  • BBH. Bartle Bogle Hagarty's offices are located in the heart of Soho, the creative hub of London. Offer internship programmes. 3 month schemes.
  • Boots. They have a range of summer internship opportunities. 
  • Christie's Auction House. An opportunity to spend a maximum period of two weeks within the company gaining an insight into the work of an international art business and observing day-to-day operations. The programme is run for the benefit of applicants with a genuine interest in art, business or a career in the Art World. 
  • DiageoInternships available in sales and are London based. 
  • EnterpriseYou will take on the same responsibilities as the management trainees. You’ll get hands-on experience from the word go, learning about sales, marketing, customer service, business management and administrative support. They also have opportunities for Campus Brand Managers. You will get involved in all aspects of event marketing.
  • Four Seasons Hotel. They offer global internships to undergraduates. You will get exposure to operational and management meetings, participate in individual or group projects and have a buddy to guide you through the five stage intoductory programme.
  • GSK (marketing or purchasing): 10-12 weeks. Practice tailored psychometric tests similar to the ones used by GSK HERE.  
  • L’Oreal3 months in either research, operations, finance, marketing, sales, communications, information systems or HR
  • Izlabs. They are looking for a marketing intern for 3 months in Wioking. You will work on paryner marketing campaigns. 
  • Mars. They have internship opportunities in marketing, sales, finance, customer marketing, logistics, manufacturing, engineering, and R&D. Their 12-week summer internships run from June to September (you’ll be paid £300 per week). They have opportunities in four of their businesses: Chocolate (based near London), Food, Petcare (both based near Leicester and Nottingham), and Wrigley, which is based near London.
  • Nestle. Placements in sales and marketing  for 10 weeks each run in York or Gatwick. Find out more about how to prepare for the job assessment process of Nestle HERE
  • Pepsico. Opportunities exist in sales for 10 weeks over the summer in IT, supply chain, finance or R&D. You could be working with Walkers, Quaker, Tropicana or other UK brands. 
  • Proctor & Gamble: Opportunities across multiple functions and European offices. These inlcude marketing, sales & customer development, consumer and market knowledge, Finance, HR, Information solutions, Product supply, network operations and R&D. 
  • Red Bull. Opportunities for student brand managers and student wing team members. 
  • Sainsbury’s. Placements in commercial, operations or people.  
  • Sotheby's. Unpaid internship in London with this global art auction house.  You will have the opportunity to learn about the inner workings of an auction house, works of art, and potential industry careers.
  • Sotheby's Institute. The Summer Study program offers intensive courses in areas of art business, art history and finance. The program is designed for undergraduates, career changers, study abroad participants and those interested in art and cultural history.
  • Tesco. They offer a whole range of summer placements across both business and commercial operations. Opportunities exist within customer analysis, finance, support, digital retailing, marketing, supply chain, technology and within the commercial operations - food, merchandising, quality & technical. all about 10 weeks in length. 
  • Unilever12 weeks in either marketing, supply chain management, sales, financial, R&D or HR.
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