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October was for ‘Overcoming Obstacles’…

October was for ‘Overcoming Obstacles’…

In October, we had incredible masterclass sessions from two exciting industries – Technology and Journalism. First, our Fellows and Associates were given an up-close look into the world of Technology by employees of multimedia messaging app, Snapchat. Members of the...

The Social Mobility Virtual Careers Fair 2020

The Social Mobility Virtual Careers Fair 2020

  By Saida Mahamed Digital Communications Officer  Last week saw our seventh annual Social Mobility Careers Fair.  Usually held at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, due to COVID, this year we moved it to a virtual platform. The employers we had presenting...

Masterclasses: Upskilling Our Way to Life-changing Careers

Masterclasses: Upskilling Our Way to Life-changing Careers

This year saw us going virtual with our ACE Programme and it has been incredible – our team has been working hard to provide exceptional service to young people who need tools to accessing careers, now more than ever. As a result of this, we offer our Fellows (those...

Our Virtual ACE Programme

Our Virtual ACE Programme

A little update on how things are going at Making the Leap: With advice from Government to stay at home (until further notice), we’ve worked extremely hard to move what was a fantastic face-to-face service to one that does the business virtually. We are so pleased to...

Introducing our brand-new website! Welcome to MTLZA!

Introducing our brand-new website! Welcome to MTLZA!

Introducing our brand-new website! Welcome to MTLZA! You might be wondering what that stands for, it’s Making the Leap – (Generation) Z and Alpha. This website is for the use of young aspiring professionals in London who come from less-advantaged backgrounds. For...

Making The Leap’s response to COVID-19

Making The Leap’s response to COVID-19

Making the Leap - TogetherTo all our Associates, Fellows, Supporters and Partners Following the advice from Government we have decided to adjust our operations and to begin working remotely with immediate effect and until further notice. It is our priority to continue...

Social Mobility Careers Fair Connects Talented Young Londoners with Top Companies

Social Mobility Careers Fair Connects Talented Young Londoners with Top Companies

We held our sixth annual Social Mobility Careers Fair on Thursday, 26th September. We had 12 of the UK’s leading organisations in attendance with over 200 young Londoners. There were live vacancies and opportunities, ranging from internships to executive roles as the young people got exclusive insights into the application processes for these organisations.

Fellows learn about private markets at StepStone Scholar Programme

Fellows learn about private markets at StepStone Scholar Programme

On Thursday, 18th April, 11 Making The Leap Fellows attended a corporate experience day at private markets company, StepStone. The day-long forum, held in their London office, gave young people from lower socio-economic backgrounds an opportunity to learn about private markets, meet industry insiders, and realise that anyone can pursue a career in finance if they desire.

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