Published on October 15, 2014

Marketing Internships in London

Marketing is the crucial link between demand and supply. To excel in marketing you have to be able to think like the customer, make smart, strategic decisions and have a passionate and forward thinking mindset. There are many aspects to marketing that can only be learned through first-hand experience. Sure, you can study or read about it but you can only truly learn and improve with practice. This is where internships come in. Internships are the hands on way to learn about any industry. Here at The Intern Group, we look to push you one step further. Have you ever thought about an international marketing internship? We feel that this is the type of experience you will need to set you apart from the rest. We also believe that in the world of marketing today, going international is going to be your best bet!

But, why London?

If you’re looking to develop your marketing skills then there isn't a better place than in the hub of Europe’s international business and commerce, London. To start, London is home to some of the most prestigious brands in the world, such as Rolls Royce, Aston Martin, Burberry, Ted Baker and Selfridges. These are just a handful of some of the companies that have flourished in the diverse and directional culture of London. Ranging from the tea we drink every day, to the cars we drive and to the clothes we wear, British brands have had a major impact on our lives, whether we have realized it or not.

Wherever you look in London you will see the product of meticulous and creative marketing campaigns. Every advert, commercial or logo you see around the city has been designed to draw in specific customers. Because London is known as one of the most international cities in the world, London marketers have to be smart to capture the attention of many different cultures. You can bet that the successful brands mentioned above have learned a lot and can attribute their international status to the diversity of London and its people.


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Marketing internships in London will provide you with skills that can’t be learned anywhere else. Nowhere else will give you the chance to fully grasp and understand the idea of market segmentation than the multicultural society of London. In such a diverse and cosmopolitan city, the opportunities to learn how to strategically target sectors of your audience are endless. Through careful planning you will learn how to understand customer behavior and target certain groups. As an international student, London’s marketing environment will contrast greatly to any other you are used to. Because the world and it’s cities are becoming more and more globalized, it is going to be necessary to market to many different cultures. Marketing placements in London will teach you modern, dynamic and vital skills first hand in order to succeed in this competitive industry.

Famous British Marketing Mogul – Ever heard of Richard Branson? As founder and chairman of the Virgin group, he is the ultimate example of someone who knows how to successfully market their products. Owning more than 400 companies, Branson has indisputably become a brand himself and has characterized the culture of Britain today.

How can you get top marketing internships? – Luckily for you, The Intern Group makes this process simple and easy! Our main focus is providing top internships for students who will represent us well and make the most out of these professional experiences. One of our strongest industry sectors is marketing and we are proud to partner with many blue-chip companies. All you have to do is simply sign up on our website for an initial interview to see if you would be an ideal candidate, then we will contact you and discuss potential companies that you could work with. If you’re looking for summer marketing internships, sign up now to ensure that you don’t miss out on the opportunity of a lifetime!


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Photo 2. based on London, Tower Bridge, by Hans-jürgen2013, CC-by-2.0

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Abbie Hammond

10 comments on “Marketing Internships in London

    • Hi Felisha,
      Thanks for your message and your interest in our program in marketing. Internships are a great way to break into the marketing industry, and we have placed our interns in roles with social media, in-house marketing, digital campaigns corporate communications and more. Marketing is one of our strongest industries and we offer it in all 11 of our destinations. I’ll send you some more information via email today!

  • Hi, I am a high school graduate starting a gap year and planning to apply to study marketing at university next year. Could you please send me information about your marketing programs that are suitable for me? Thanks.

    • Hi Lola,

      Thanks for your interest in doing a gap year internship with us! My colleague Kaylea will follow up with more information via email.


  • Hi Team Intern Group,

    That was quite an interesting article, Kudos! I am a Communications graduate with 2 years + experience in Publications (writing), PR and Project Management. I’d love to learn the know-hows of PR and expand my network by participating in the dynamic fast-paced work environment of London. I hope to hear from you soon, if you have any leads for the same? Preferably a traineeship of 4-12 months with a company that I can grow with and learn from, henceforth contributing to the industry in my home country as well.


    • Hi Vona,
      Thanks for your message – we’re glad to hear you liked the article. I’ll send you an email today with some more information regarding our internship programs and how you can get started with an application.

    • Hi James,
      Thanks for your message. I’ll send you an email today with more information regarding our marketing internships in London!

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