Paid Internships

Did you realize that internships are not only for recent college graduates?

Progressive companies offer paid internships to attract top-caliber professionals after a career break. 

Programs range in length from weeks to months and in compensation from stipends to salaries.
 

Return to Work Programme
 
England, Waterloo, London

6-month paid internship for individuals who have been out of the work force for at least 12 months.

Return to Work Programme
 
England, London

10-week paid returnship programme starting February 2017 for individuals who have taken a voluntary career break of at least two years.

Return to Work Programme (UK)
 
Cambridgeshire, England, London

12-week, full-time or part-time internships in technical and support functions within the construction industry, open to professionals with a career break of two years or more. Began in 2016.

2015 paid 12-week pilot internship programme for women at senior management level who have been out of the workforce for at least 2 years. 2019 Full time hiring on a rolling basis with technical and business development support during the initial months of the transition.

Program for individuals who have taken a career break of at least two years and have no prior software engineering experience. 

Return2Work
 
United States, Tennessee, Texas

Paid program for individuals for have taken a career break of at least three years.

Return@Capgemini
 
England, London

Paid six-month placement, with the possibility of a permanent role at the end of the programme, to qualified professionals that have been on a career break for two or more years.

Returner Fellowships
 
Swindon, England

Returner Fellowships are for those seeking to resume a research career, following a period of absence from active research of at least one year. Applications due September of each year.

Returner Program
 
United States, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas

16-week paid program.

Returner Programme
 
United Kingdom

16-week paid programme began in September 2016 for individuals who have taken a voluntary career break of at least two years. 20-week 2019 programme begins November 2019. 

12-week program for individuals who have taken a career break. 

Returner Programme
 
England, London

24-week paid internship for individuals who have taken a career break.

Returner's Web Programme
 
England, France, Germany, Ireland, Dublin, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden

Program for individuals who have taken a career break

Returners Program
 
Ireland, United States, Massachusetts

20 week program for individuals who have been out of the workforce on a career break.

Returners Programme
 
England, London

21-week paid programme beginning April 24, 2017 for individual who have taken a voluntary career break of at least 2 years.

Returners Programme
 
England, London

20-week program for individuals who have taken a career break of at least 2 years.

Returners Programme
 
England, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

16-week paid internship for those individuals looking to reenter the workforce after a career break. This is the third year the programme has been running. 

Returners Programme
 
Ireland, United Kingdom

6 month program for individuals who have been out of the workforce for at least 2 years.

Returners Programme
 
England, London

Six month paid programme, began in March 2016, for individuals who have taken a voluntary career break of at least 18 months.

Returners Programme Major Projects
 
England, Bedford, Birmingham, Bristol, Guildford, Manchester

6-month returnship program for experienced professionals who have taken a career break of 2 or more years.

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A 5-Phase online workbook and support program to help you go from relaunch readiness assessment to negotiating your benefits package. Your self-paced tool for returning to work. 

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A mid-career internship is a wonderful springboard back into the workforce.

“The 40-Year-Old Intern:“ Carol Fishman Cohen’s celebrated Harvard Business Review article about mid-career internships.

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