University Students

Do you want a career in Marketing?


Required skills

Empowering Futures runs a successful skills development programme that connects you with innovative start-ups to get work experience leading marketing activities.

A. 12 weeks programme (summer programme)
B. Part-Time (2 days a week)
C. Get training on key digital skills with our partner Accenture
D. Get coaching during your placement
E. Get a digital certification when completing the courses and professional references after completing the programme

Role description

We connect driven and talented University students with start-ups to collaborate on specific marketing projects. This is a unique project based skills development programme that will enhance your market value. The kind of projects you could get involved include: social media management, analytics, digital marketing, content creation, market research and support with events.


The Matching Process

  1. APPLY NOW! Send us your CV and tell us why you want to take part of the Empowering Futures programme.
  2. We will give you access to digital training courses provided by out partner Accenture.
  3. We will organise a meeting to get to know you better and help you find the right work experience for you.
  4. We will introduce you to start-ups where you can lead marketing projects.
  5. You need to attend our Collaboration Lab on 2nd July 2018, a super dynamic event where you will learn to collaborate effectively and enhance your teamwork skills.
  6. We kick off projects the week commencing 2nd July 2018.
  7. Empowering Futures will monitor the project and support both parties (Start-up and Students) to make sure the project is successful.
  8. We also run monthly clinics on topics related to project management, communication, teamwork, problem-solving, etc.


  • The opportunity to lead a project (part-time) collaborating with an exciting start-up.
  • Get a digital certification when completing the online courses.
  • Get professional references when completing your project (work experience).
  • You will get the opportunity to attend monthly clinics to keep track of your development and make sure your work experience is a success.
  • You’ll definitely expand your professional network and start your career in the right direction.

All full-time university students are welcome in our programme and we encourage those from minority backgrounds to apply!


STARTS 2nd July 2018

Click HERE to complete the form!

Limited places available!