Strategic Partners

Thousands of volunteers from our network of national and local supporters contribute their time, skills and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students.

Anne Spackman, Chief Executive, Career Ready 

We are very grateful for the financial support, paid internships and volunteers provided by the following:

Arcadis – Strategic supporters of our Think Build programme across the UK, providing volunteers for workshops and funding internships for construction centres

AstraZeneca – Funding the Career Ready STEM programme across the UK, including paid internships, financial support for students on STEM internships in SMEs and the STEM awards

Aviva – Funding Career Ready in Perth & Kinross and providing paid internships

BP – Funding the Career Ready programme in North East Scotland and providing paid internships in Scotland and London

Centrica/British Gas/Scottish Gas – providers of paid internships across the UK and funding for the Career Ready programme and events

Citigroup – Founder supporters providing funding and premises for Career Ready and paid internships in London, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland 

Diageo – Providing paid internships and funding Career Ready’s work in Moray and Fife, with support for the programme across Scotland

Esmee Fairbairn Foundation – long-term supporters of our programme in Scotland and North East England

Franklin Templeton – Funding the development of our programme and providing internships and support to Career Ready in Scotland

Freshfields – Supporting the Career Ready programme with paid internships and pro bono support including a three year secondment

Garfield Weston Foundation – Providing core financial support for the Career Ready programme

Health Education England – Providing internships and funding for students across England

Leidos – Providers of funding and paid internships in Scotland

Moody’s – Supporters providing paid internships in London and financial support for the Career Ready programme

Morgan Stanley – Supporters providing paid internships in London and Scotland, financial support for the Career Ready programme and pro bono support through the Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge

RBS – Providing paid internships across the UK and pro bono support

Santander – Supporters of 10 schools across the UK, providing paid internships and funding for them and for the Career Ready programme including the Santander Employability Champion Award 

S&P Global – Founder supporters providing paid internships in London and financial support for the Career Ready programme

SSE – Providing mentors, paid internships and the Perth & Kinross Regional Manager via secondment of an employee  three days per week

Standard Life – Provider of paid internships, pro bono, events and strategic support in Scotland and London

Think Logistics – strategic supporters of our logistics programme across the UK, providing volunteers for Think Logistics workshops and funding paid internships for logistics centres

Wates - Founder supporters of our construction theme, funding out construction Project Manager post and paying student fees for clusters across the UK

Scotland - Local Authorities

We are very grateful for the financial support and partnership of the following:

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeenshire Council

Edinburgh City Council

Fife Council

Glasgow City Council

Midlothian Council

The Moray Council

Perth and Kinross Council