MASTER Academy Presentation - BlackRock, 10th December (1)

upReach launches #AspireDevelopSucceed campaign

Our vision is of a society where everybody has an equal opportunity to reach their full career potential, regardless of social background.  Today we are launching a week-long fundraising campaign, #AspireDevelopSucceed, aiming to provide upReach support to an additional 130 students from less-advantaged backgrounds in 2020, to help them achieve their full potential. Join the Read More

MASTER Academy Presentation - BlackRock, 10th December (1)

Manchester Careers Academy welcomes keynote speaker from the upReach Development Advisory Board

As the upReach Manchester office begins its second year, over 40 upReach Associates spent this afternoon broadening their horizons at our Careers Academy hosted by PwC Manchester.  upReach Careers Academies are designed to allow students to gain exposure to a broad range of career sectors, increasing knowledge of career pathways and raising aspirations through sessions Read More

MASTER Academy Presentation - BlackRock, 10th December (1)

Associate blog: Winning the McKinsey Solve It consulting competition

This year, upReach were selected to take the role of “client” organisation during the first UK Solve It competition, run by McKinsey & Company. The competition gives university students the chance to develop their teamwork and communication skills as they suggest solutions to challenges facing a non-profit organisation. 8 of the 25 teams who submitted Read More

MASTER Academy Presentation - BlackRock, 10th December (1)

Associate Blog: Josh shares his experience of the Civil Service Fast Stream’s Summer Diversity Internship Programme

upReach Associate Josh is a final year History student at the University of York, and joined upReach in his first year of university. This summer, he took part in the Civil Service Fast Stream’s award-winning Summer Diversity Internship Programme. In the blog below, he shares his experience of the programme, and gives some tips for students Read More

MASTER Academy Presentation - BlackRock, 10th December (1)

Unlocking upReach Associates’ Potential Through Professional Mentoring

upReach Associate Tom Burgess and Deloitte Manager Daniel Lister are a compelling example of an upReach mentoring partnership that has grown from strength to strength. Matched by upReach in March 2017, their partnership has enabled Tom, an Economics undergraduate, to build confidence and develop consultancy skills and experience. Tom has applied these to his applications and interviews Read More

MASTER Academy Presentation - BlackRock, 10th December (1)

Blog: upReach Alumnus Bhagya on his journey from Associate to Mentor

Bhagya Silva is an upReach and Exeter University alumnus. He is currently on the Civil Service Fast Stream Programme, having previously completed their Summer Diversity Internship Programme in the Department of Health whilst he was an upReach Associate. Why did you sign up to become a mentor with upReach? There are few things more fulfilling Read More