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Work placements

Supported Internship Programmes In Hackney

Do you want to complete a programme with real work experience leading to a paid job?

Supported Internships are a 10-month programme where you’ll get the opportunity to complete 3 paid work placements while you gain a Work Skill Entry Level 3 qualification! All classroom sessions will be on-site at the host business placements.

The programme is for people aged 16 24 with learning disabilities and/or autism who need extra help to gain employment by developing real working skills, in a real working environment.

An insight into Hackney Council’s Supported Internship placements

Get in Touch

Do you have an inquiry about the Supported Internships programme or are you an employer interested in hosting an intern? Then get in touch with the SI team!

Email: or Call: 020 8356 5700

Volunteer to Develop your Skills and Experience

Experience your chosen sector first-hand by volunteering for a local organisation. Whether you want to mentor young people or develop administration and social media skills, there is a volunteering role in Hackney for you.

To browse current volunteering opportunities or for support finding the right one for you, contact Volunteer Centre Hackney.

Find high-quality work experience

Hackney Council works with employers and partners across the borough to create exciting, paid and unpaid work placements for people living in or educated in Hackney.

Watch the video below to see examples of some of the work placements we have offered:

Are you an employer?

Find out more about how your business can get involved.

Page last reviewed: September 20, 2023

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