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KPMG One+1 Social Mobility Work Placement opportunity

The One+1 Social Mobility Programme offers a work placement to one student who does not have a personal connection to KPMG every time the company agrees to provide a placement for a contact of a KPMG employee.

This is an exclusive chance to experience KPMG, one of the world's leading professional services firms.

The One+1 Social Mobility Programme offers 1–5 day work shadowing at KPMG offices.

Placement details


Location: UK wide across various KPMG offices

Start Date: Variable

Application Deadline: Rolling deadline.

By applying to this opportunity you will be registering your interest in the KPMG One+1 Social Mobility Programme and will be contacted by Uptree when a placement is being offered in your location and preferred business area.

Dates, lengths, business areas and locations of placements will vary throughout the year, depending on KPMG business needs. Uptree will contact students who meet the below criteria when dates are set by KPMG, and eligible students will be confirmed on a first come first serve basis.

What you'll get:

  • Insight into the work done by KPMG

  • Direct shadowing experience of a current KPMG employee

  • Unique, individual experience to add to your CV

  • Lunch on days you are in the office

  • Up to £50 travel reimbursement upon successful completion of your placement

Application criteria:

  • You must be aged 16-17 at the time of the placement

  • Able and willing to travel to the KPMG office hosting the placement

  • 5 GCSEs* at A* – C or at 4 – 9 (inc. English Language and Maths at Grade B or 5), or for Scotland 5 National 5 qualifications at Grades A – C (inc. English Language and Maths at Grade B or equivalent)

In addition you must:

  • Attend state school or college, and

  • The occupation of your main household earner when you were aged 14 is categorised as a lower socio-economic background*, or

  • Be eligible (or have been eligible) for free school meals (or attend a school with ‘above regional average’ free school meals), or

  • Your immediate family did not attend university.

*Parental occupation classification is a national standard and the Social Mobility Work’s toolkit (found here) provides details on the categorisations.

How to Apply: View further details and click 'Apply' at the top of this page!



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