More than 800 young people secured highly competitive summer internships, vacation schemes and graduate roles at over 100 of our sponsor firms and beyond.
99% of respondents
reported an increased understanding
of specific competitive industries and how they operate.
95% of respondents reported an increased aptitude in skills needed for careers in competitive industries .
96% of respondents said they expanded their professional networks with SEO London.
"I have always credited SEO London as being one of the biggest factors in my getting a training contract and in changing my life for the better. Through training, exposure and importantly believing in me even in the face of rejections, SEO London really brought out the best in me. Joining City Solicitors Horizons (CSH) in my first year of university, I had the classic issue of having the academics and extra-curriculars but lacking ‘polish’. This is one of the hardest and most frustrating things to nail down in a young person applying for professional roles but in many cases it comes down to confidence and this was certainly true for me.
Similarly, there are certain things not taught at university that SEO London helped me with. For example, writing applications, interview technique and performing well in assessment centres were all things I learned with SEO London, thanks to their training. I also made friends at SEO London, a community of people who are similar in age and background is a very powerful thing and has continued to help me even after I finished CSH.
Now, I am an IP/Tech Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright. SEO London is one of the main reasons I have this job."
Ali, City Solicitors Horizons Alumnus, 2015–18.
IP and Tech Associate,
Norton Rose Fulbright
OVER 8,000 ALUMNI & SUPPORTERS AND COUNTING
There are talented young people from ethnic minority or low socioeconomic backgrounds with the potential to thrive in top industries. And firms are looking for them.
We identify, inspire, and train our candidates to connect them with our sponsor firms where they can launch successful careers.
At the start of their careers, our candidates join our professional network of alumni both tapping into and contributing to this community of knowledge, experience and contacts.
THE VIRTUOUS CYCLE
Our alumni are ambassadors within their organisations and can become mentors and trainers, passing on their industry experience to the next generation of students.
SEO Advance has been a really amazing and unique experience. I have gained so many valuable skills and have much more confidence. Thanks to the SEO Advance programme, I obtained lots of work experience which has really enhanced my CV. I am extremely thankful for all of the support from SEO during these past three years.
Liliana, SEO Advance Class of 2020
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