At Breast Cancer Now, assisting with the personal development of the students we work with is a key part of our Student Engagement programme.

Our internship programme has expanded over the last couple of years and we are now delighted to be able to offer even more internships than before.

What’s in it for you?

  • An insight into the charity sector
  • A understanding of how a charity operates and the various jobs available 
  • The opportunity to develop key skills and experience
  • Induction sessions with teams across the charity 
  • A dedicated member of staff to support you throughout your internship
  • CV and interview training
  • A reference on completion of your internship
  • Lunch allowance of £5 per day and reasonable travel expenses

Current Opportunities

Student Engagement and Challenge Events Intern

12 week internship from 9 January to 31 March 2017

This is an exciting opportunity to work with the Student Engagement and Challenge Events team on a variety of events and activities. You will be working to recruit new participants to take on our challenges as well as providing them with the best possible experience. You will have the opportunity to see the inner workings of student fundraising and challenge events and have real input into the team.

Download the role profile

Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 30 November 2016

Interview date: w/c 5 December 2016

Apply for this role

Hear from our past interns

Alex, one of our past interns

Alex Ayoade

"If you are considering a career in the charity sector, or just want some good work experience then this is an opportunity that you won’t want to miss out on.”

Alex used his experience to work in the Philanthropy team at Breast Cancer Now.

Read Alex's blog to find out more about his time as an intern and how it helped him land a full-time role.


Matt, one of our past interns


Matt Furniss

"My internship at Breast Cancer Now provided me with fantastic experience and I developed a wealth of transferable skills that helped me in securing a job in the corporate sector."

Matt worked with our corporate team and transferred the skills he gained to get into the corporate sector. He now works for KPMG on a Consultancy Graduate Scheme.


Florence, one of our past interns

Florence Waller-Carr


"I had a brilliant experience and got fully involved with the whole team. Being responsible for my own projects allowed me to gain important experience and a real insight into the workings of the charity sector."

Florence is now the Student Fundraising Executive at Breast Cancer Now.


Farrah, one of our past interns


Farrah Burke

"I could not have found more of a varied internship experience with a more supportive and engaging team."

Farrah is now RAG chair at Warwick University and is finishing off her degree. 

More information

Find out more about our work with Universities and RAGs across the country and how you can get involved!