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Industry Streams


→ SEO Empower Programme

  • 2-year work readiness programme (Starting in September, rolling deadline)


  • Supporting Years 12 and 13 to gain invaluable industry exposure

  • Events and opportunities to inspire students and give them the chance to explore their options

 SEO Ignite Programme

  • One-week summer residential which delivers an introduction to career pathways, insights into different industries and authentic exposure to employers. 

  • Supporting Year 11s who would like to explore their options, broaden their horizons and make informed decisions about their next steps. 


Available to all registrants:

→ Lunch and Learn Series:

  • Insights into the career pathways of a range of inspiring professional

→ Library of Resources

Industries & Programmes:


 Investment Banking & Asset Management

Corporates & Technology 


→ Commercial Real Estate

→ Consulting


→ Alternative Investments

  • Alternatives Undergraduate Support  

    • SEO Alternatives Academy ​​(All Year Round)

  • Pre-Summer Training


Corporate Law Programmes:

Corporate Law Programme

  • Academy

  • Events & Networking

  • Application & Interview Guidance
  • Training & Insights

City Solicitors Horizons Programme

  • 3-year support programmes for students from low socio-economic backgrounds wanting to start their career in corporate law


Special Programme:

HerCapital Programme

  • 6-month leadership development programme for women in their first year at university



 Alumni events

  • Networking events

  • Industry Insights


→ Alumni Jobs Board

  • Check our jobs board for the latest opportunities with our partner firms

→ Volunteering Programme

  • Get involved through our various volunteering roles

  • Give back to the community

  • Support our candidates

→ Beyond Barriers Programme

  • 6-months employability programme for recent graduates looking to secure a full-time role

  • Access to tailored employability bootcamps  and online resources

  • Get matched with a mentor

→ Alternative Investments

  • The AIP Fellowship programme

  • Alumni Engagement


Who is

it for?

Who is eligible for Schools Programmes?


Students studying at a Secondary School in London and the surrounding areas from low-socioeconomic backgrounds  

Who is eligible for Careers Programmes? 

UK citizens and residents currently studying at a UK university who are from ethnic minority backgrounds OR low-socioeconomic backgrounds

International students studying and living in the UK who are from ethnic minority backgrounds AND low-socioeconomic backgrounds

Who is eligible as an Alumni? 

Recent graduates looking to secure employment (unemployed/part-time) 

Young professionals looking to transition to alternative Investments  

Examples of Support Provided

  • Industry insight sessions/weeks  

  • University/apprenticeship insight and support  

  • Skills development sessions (e.g. personal branding and CV writing)  

  • 1-1 mentoring  

  • Cultural Capital experiences (e.g. Theatre tickets and Outward-Bound adventure weekends)   

  • Academic support  

  • CV Etiquette

  • Commercial Awareness

  • Presentation Skills & Personal Branding

  • Psychometric Tests

  • Technical Skills

  • Interviews & Assessment Centres

  • Life-long learning opportunities

  • Monthly series of networking events

  • Access to the Alumni Jobs Board

  • Ongoing professional support after they leave the programmes

What will

you gain?

  • Exposure to multiple industries  

  • Insight to higher education pathways  

  • Work readiness skill development  

  • Increased professional network  

  • Cultural capital experiences   

  • Academic advancement  

  • Gain extensive knowledge about your chosen industry

  • Build vital networks with industry professionals and fellow candidates

  • Prepare to outperform at internship or work experience and secure a job offer  

  • Apply for internships

  • Prepare for your internships to get the most out of your work experience

  • Convert your internship into a permanent role

  • Build your employability skills and personalised support to secure a job offer, progress or transition career  

  • Build professional networks

  • Give back to the community by being mentoring and volunteering

  • Take your next career step by accessing the careers board

  • Give back or contribute to the SEO London mission  

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