INDUSTRY IMMERSION

FOR THOSE WHO THINK THEY KNOW

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

If you have an idea about the type of career you’d like to explore then one of our Industry Immersion programs is the best choice when designing your next career step. Unlike a traditional internship you’ll be introduced to a range of experts in your chosen field over numerous site visits and also be challenged with completing live micro-projects to boost your practical knowledge and confidence in a specific industry. This is the perfect environment to springboard you into your next career step.

WHAT TYPE OF INDUSTRIES DO YOU OFFER

IMMERSION

At the moment we are offering our Industry Immersion programs in the fields of Marketing (New York, USA), Startups (Barcelona, Spain), Social Development (Cape Town, South Africa) and Engineering (Bristol, UK). For more information on the specific industries see below.

REAL CLIENTS AND CHALLENGING

MICRO-PROJECTS

To become fully immersed in an industry you’ll need to work on relevant live projects to test your theory in a practical setting. In your chosen industry you’ll need to complete a live project for one or more local organisation, fully supported by your industry expert coach, a perfect anecdote for future interviews.

GO BEHIND THE SCENES WITH

SITE VISITS

Over the course of the 3 weeks you’ll visit multiple companies related to your chosen industry. You’ll learn more about what it takes to be a success in the sector and raise your understanding about how you take those next steps in your dream profession.

BUILD YOUR

NETWORKS

Not only will you visit behind the scenes with relevant site visits, but you’ll practise your networking and communication skills as you build your connections and networks through meet influencers and thought leaders in your chosen industry.

INSPRING AND INNOVATIVE

LOCATIONS AND CITIES

Our Immersion programs are all run from cities famed for their innovation in your selected sector, but it won’t just be about work, these cities have far much more to offer as you learn about new cultures and explore the sights and sounds that make them some of the most visited locations in the world.

PRICE 

FROM $3,950

LOCATION

MULTIPLE

DURATION

3 weeks

START DATE

FIXED STARTS

PRICE 

FROM $3,950

LOCATION

MULTIPLE

DURATION

3 weeks

START DATE

FIXED STARTS

ENGINEERING IMMERSION

Location | Bristol, UK

Duration | 3 weeks

Price | $4590 (including accommodation)

Overview

During the 3 week Engineering Immersion program you’ll visit a variety of organisations focusing on engineering as you get an understanding of the roles and opportunities that lay await if you follow a career path in the sector. Build your connections as you meet industry experts and influencers whose knowledge and advice will help you navigate those first steps in your professional development.

The Projects

You’ll be working on projects related to engineering

MARKETING IMMERSION

Location | New York City

Duration | 3 weeks

Price | $4590 (including accommodation)

Overview

Based in New York City our Marketing Immersion program provides you with a great opportunity to tackle real time projects in a range of modern marketing strategies. You’ll also be working from one of the most inspiring cowork spaces in the city and meet thought leaders and influencers that will help you navigate the ever evolving world of media and marketing.

The Projects

The Marketing Immersion program provides three different projects over the 3 week duration:

Week One | Storytelling and Branding

The foundation of any strong marketing campaign relies on a company telling a clear and memorable story and one that is relevant and in line with the companies overall brand. Your first challenge will be to analyse your clients storytelling across multiple online platforms and to advise on how they can improve for a clearer message to its identified target market.

Week Two | Influencer Strategy

With the growth of online communication the world has seen the growth of impactful influencers from the masses to the micro. Your second challenge is to create an influencer strategy for your client that is both feasible and impactful for their product/service. You’ll need to fully understand the influencers landscape both online and offline and also the nuances of social communication to allow for an impactful strategy that will help the marketing initiatives of your client rise to the next level.

Week Three | Social Firsts

In a world of social updates companies are looking for content that can stand out from the crowd and hit the heights of a viral campaign, to inspire their audience to share amongst their networks, to achieve a social first. For challenge three you’ll be tasked with developing a creative online campaign for your client that will stand out from the crowd and encourage shareability and scalability through specified online channels.

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IMMERSION

Location | Cape Town

Duration | 3 weeks

Price | $4590 (including accommodation)

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STARTUP IMMERSION

Location | Barcelona

Duration | 3 weeks

Price | $4590 (including accommodation)

Overview

During the 3 week Startup Immersion program you’ll be in the heart of one of the global startup capitals as you learn about what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. You’ll work on a range of projects that have been chosen to allow you to develop the transferable skills needed to give startups the best chance of success, if you choose to follow your entrepreneurial heart and launch your own future startup.

The Projects

The Startup Immersion programs provides three different projects over the 3 week duration:

Week One | Customer Validation

You’ll be working on a project for a local startup that tackles one of the most important parts of any entrepreneurs journey, the validation of the idea. You’ll be tasked with taking a new product or service to a defined target audience to determine it’s validity and if there are any changes needed at the design stage, you’ll be tasked at running market testing and pitching relevant changes back to your client on completion.

Week Two | Influencer Strategy

Taking a new product or service to market can be difficult and expensive, many startups look at amplifying their marketing through the use of early adopters and super fans that can influence their own networks and connections. Your second challenge will be to devise an influencer strategy campaign that can support your clients marketing initiatives to further boost the reach of their new product or service.

Week Three | Launch Your Business

Over the three weeks you’ll be working with your startup coach in a range of challenges and exercises to spark new startup ideas, however, in week three you’ll be challenged to take one of your new business ideas forward to begin validating its potential. Over the final week you’ll prove the feasibility of your idea and create a basic MVP (minimal viable product) to test with your identified target audience and finally pitching your new business idea to a panel of local entrepreneurs.

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

If you are interested in our Industry Immersion programs then drop your contact details below. We will be in touch with more information shortly.

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