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Social Media Marketing Internships in London

Become a high-talent young professional with internships in social media marketing in the biggest multicultural and diverse city in the world.

Why Choose Us?

Most short-term internships fail on one thing: generating lasting benefits. For a consistently transformative industry such as social media marketing, we bring out our best arsenal to equip you with immense practical experience and great exposure to global working standards.

Start with the fundamentals of social media management, social media platform knowledge, and introduction to making trending and highly engaging content. Work with other young professionals in London, and experience London in all its glory during your internship.

Suitable for current students and recent graduates within the last 2 years.

Hands-on Experience

We partner with companies that prioritise learning and development of their interns

Dedicated Career Coach

Qualified career counselors to support from interview prep, resume editing to career training

Cultural Immersion

Delve into amazing experiences with your colleagues and other professionals with various events and gatherings

Internship Visa Sponsorship

We help secure your certificate of sponsorship to legally work in the UK

Housing Facility

Get housing within London city, with all basic amenities and utilities covered

100% Money-Back Guarantee

An internship in your preferred industry is guaranteed. If we fail to do so, we’ll return 100% of your deposit

Key Takeaways From The Internship

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Copywriting

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Customer Analysis

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Market Research

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Creativity

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Report Writing

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Presentation

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Content Modification

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Attention to Detail

Internship Responsibilities

Social Media Management

Manage and execute regular operations on various social media platforms including primarily Instagram, TikTok, LinkedIn, Facebook and other channels

Performance Analysis

Measure and interpret metrics on each platform to revise content strategy and bring innovative content

User Research

Excellent marketing shapes from understanding user preferences and matching marketing efforts with what they need

Campaign Management

Understanding and active involvement in campaign operations to promote content and boost engagement

London Cultural & Social Immersion

We genuinely believe that some of the best learning comes from the culture and social experiences beyond the workplace. Unlike most other internships out there, our internships place high value on cultural and social exposure along with professional experience from a global program.

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What We Offer

Internships in Cohorts

Eliminate possible isolation in a new city by joining our fixed cohorts for summer internships in London. Choose to join cohorts or on your preferred date.

Highly Responsive Team

Ensure a valuable internship experience with a supportive program staff at each stage

Airport Pickup & Drop

We handle your airport transportation from when you land, to when you leave

Networking & Other Social Events

Established networking routines and guidance in London help you build meaningful connections and memories

Dedicated Coaching

Professional resume editing, interview prep and a certified career coach to sharpen your job readiness 

Visa Support

Everything visa-related from sponsorship, appointments and application are supported by our expert team 

Medical Insurance & Emergency Support

A comprehensive medical insurnace is provided and our London staff is available 24/7 for any emergencies

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Housing in London

Our standard housing options include a private ensuite bedroom. You’ll share the common kitchen and living spaces with other students, providing networking opportunities. Upgrade to a studio room for a private bathroom and kitchen by paying an additional fee based on the room rate. All our housing include high-speed WIFI, utilities, bed linens, laundry facilities, and a fully equipped kitchen.

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Bills included in the accommodation

Bills Included

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Private Bathroom

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24/7 On-site Security

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Located within Zone 1-3

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Wi-fi

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Shared Kitchen and Communal Space

Fees & Duration

Upcoming Cohorts

  • 27 May 2024
  • 10 June 2024
  • 01 July 2024
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Installment Plans

Split your program fee into 3-6 interest-free installments using Klarna or Paypal. Please note: Klarna and Paypal are currently only available to candidates from Europe, the US, and Australia.

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Application Process

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Visa Criteria

Before you take on an internship in the UK, you will need a Tier-5 visa—specifically the Temporary Work GAE (Government Authorised Exchange) visa, designed for London internships. These are the eligibility criterias on attaining the visa:

  • You need to either be a full-time degree student or have graduated within the last two years before the commencement of your internship.
  • For those who do not speak English as their first language, you will need to complete a SELT (Secure English Language Test) with a score of 6.0 or above. We also accept a valid IELTS/ TOEFL certificate.
  • As a UK immigration requirement, you need to show Proof of Funds with the statement reflecting a minimum of £ 1270.  This minimum balance should have been maintained in your account for at least 30 days consecutively at the time of application. This can come from your family or a guarantor. 

FAQ

What kind of company will I be interning with?

There is no single answer that can be given to that question. It depends entirely on your internship preferences, your performance during the interview, and the duration you have applied for. The companies we work with range from start-ups to large multinationals. The one thing that they all have in common is that your internship with them will be both challenging and rewarding.

With all of Capital Placement’s programs, you are in complete control. If you successfully pass our Zoom interview, your CV will be presented to our partner firms that meet your career aspirations and you will have the opportunity to speak with your future Supervisor and employer. If you are not satisfied with the company you have been provided with, we can provide you with additional company options for you to choose from.

What do you mean by a guaranteed internship?

At Capital Placement, we take great pride in the fact that we guarantee an internship that is right for you. Specifically, once you have been accepted to one of our programs, we guarantee that you will be placed in an internship in the city, the industry and the type of firm you have requested within 8 weeks of the deposit being paid.

In the unlikely event, we are unable to find you a company that matches your preferences within the 8 week period, a full refund will be provided to you- no questions asked.

Can I change the company once I start my internship?

Once you have started your internship in London, it is not possible to change the company you are working for as your visa is tied to the company you are interning with.

I’m a UK resident; why am I not eligible for the Social Media Internship in London?

Capital Placement’s programs are all about experiencing the rewards, excitement, and challenges of working in a foreign country. Most of us here have experienced it ourselves and are very passionate about having others benefit from it. Interning abroad is more than just about the internship, and this broad experience is something we are incredibly passionate about.

For this reason, we will not accept applications for programs in a country from residents of the same country- you are far better off without our help for this. We would like you to build not only professional experience but also a global experience that builds your international skill set as a global citizen.

If you are from the UK, why not intern in New York or Singapore and challenge yourself?

Will I be paid during the internship in London?

Due to UK visa regulations, summer internships in London are unpaid. However, for internships over 3 months, we have numerous paid internships opportunities.

What is the procedure and timeline of applying for a Tier 5 Visa for summer internships?

The first thing you will need to do is secure a Sponsorship Certificate from an authorised Tier 5 visa provider. We work in partnership with BUNAC and AIESAC, allowing for a smooth facilitation of this process.

The visa sponsorship process could take up to 2-4 weeks at most, while the UK Visa and Immigration Office’s standard visa application processing time is 15 working days.

How long does it take to secure an internship after receiving an offer from Capital Placement?

It normally takes 3 – 4 months from accepting our offer to arriving in London to start your internship.

How do the payments work for summer internships?

You would need to pay a £50 application fee to initiate your internship procedure. If you have successfully passed our interview and have received an offer to join, you will need to pay a deposit of £600 to secure your place on the summer program. The deposit will be deducted from the total program fee. The remaining amount will be split into two equal payments. The first payment is due once you have accepted an internship offer from the employer you wish to work for. The final amount is due once you have received your Tier 5 visa sponsorship.

How long are summer internships?

Summer internships generally occur during the months of April, May, June and July and are varied from a 6-8 week duration. 

The main focus of these type of internships are to provide interns with a fair practical knowledge in their industry during a short timeline, ideally during graduate summer vacation.

Are summer internships paid?

Due to UK Tier 5 Visa requirements and conditions, there are only limited paid internships available during the summer for 6-8 weeks duration.

If you want to attain a higher chance of getting paid internships in London, we would suggest you to look for internships from 3-12 months duration.

What is the refund policy?

If Capital Placement fails to find you an internship that you are happy with, we will refund all your money in full. You can read more about the refund policy on our guarantees page.