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Returnships

If you’ve been on a career break for a year or more, playing catch up can feel daunting. That’s why going on a returnship programme can be a brilliant way to reignite your career.

Available returnships

Want to see what's currently available? Here are employers who currently have Returnship programmes

What are returnships?

Want to know more about what Returnships are and how they work? Check out our FAQs

Worried about gaps in your CV?

Not sure how to handle your career break on your CV and or LinkedIn profile? Read this blog post

Companies with Returnship programmes

 

Ramboll & Inclusivity Partners

Introducing Ramboll's Returnship Programme

Ramboll’s Return to Work Programme aims to reinvigorate the careers of those who have taken time out, ring fencing flexible opportunities for returners and providing additional support to ease the transition.

This is Ramboll’s second programme, following the success of its 2021 programme which provided seven returners with the opportunity to reignite their career

On 2to3days, we have three current different discipline vacancies for this programme. You will find them below or for more information about the whole programme,  hit the Find out more button below or email stephanie@inclusivity.co.uk

Inclusivity Partners

Introducing the Cross-Market Returnship Programme

Inclusivity is partnering with the following Insurance firms to create opportunities for you to return to your career - AXA XL, Lockton, Aon, AIG UK, Lloyd's of London, Zurich, Talbot, Apollo, WTW and Chaucer.

Each member firm will provide a six month opportunity for Returners. These opportunities will allow you to put your use your past career expertise and to bring yourself up to speed with the current market.

You will be paid at the full market rate for the opportunity you accept.

We have 3 discipline specific roles on 2to3days for this Cross-Market Insurance programme (details below) but there are plenty of other role vacancies as part of the wider programme. For full details visit www.inclusivity.co.uk/insurance-returners

 

Ramboll & Inclusivity Partners

Ramboll & Inclusivity Returnship Progamme

Project Manager

 

Following the success of their 2021 search, Ramboll’s second Return to Work programme, welcomes applications from anyone who has taken a career break of 12 months or longer and who are seeking to reignite their career

Ramboll & Inclusivity Partners

Ramboll & Inclusivity Returnship Programme

Renewable energy | environmental consulting

 

Following the success of their 2021 search, Ramboll’s second Return to Work programme, welcomes applications from anyone who has taken a career break of 12 months or longer and who are seeking to reignite their career.

Ramboll & Inclusivity Partners

Ramboll & Inclusivity Returnship Programme

Engineering

 

Following the success of their 2021 search, Ramboll’s second Return to Work programme, welcomes applications from anyone who has taken a career break of 12 months or longer and who are seeking to reignite their engineering career.

Inclusivity Partners

Cross-Market Insurance Returnship Programme

Accountant | Finance 

 

Taken a career break of 18 months+ or more and ready to reignite your career?  

This paid six-month programme is aimed at professionals ready to re-immerse themselves back into their career in a supportive environment.

Inclusivity Partners

Cross-Market Insurance Returnship Programme

Risk | Governance | Compliance 

 

Taken a career break of 18 months+ or more and ready to reignite your career?  

This paid six-month programme is aimed at professionals ready to re-immerse themselves back into their career in a supportive environment.

 

 

Inclusivity Partners

Cross-Market Insurance Returnship Programme

Claims | Underwriter

Taken a career break of 18 months+ or more and ready to reignite your career?

This paid six-month programme is aimed at professionals ready to re-immerse themselves back into their career in a supportive environment.

Returnship FAQs

Not sure what returnships are or how they work? The below should help - and if you want to ask anything else, please do contact us.

Who is eligible to go on a Returnship programme?

Returnship programmes have been specifically designed to support people back into the workplace who have taken an extended career break, typically for 2 or more years. The most common reasons for taking a career break are for parenting and caring responsibilities or for health reasons.

Are Returnship programmes open to both men and women?

Yes, they are. However, the majority of the returners who go on the programmes are women.

What happens on a Returnship?

Each programme will be specific to the organisation running the programme. However, they are all encouraged to provide you with a combination of on the job training, individual and group coaching, mentoring as well as hand on work experience.

Are Returnship programmes full time?

In the past they have been. However and increasingly so especially since Covid19 companies are more open to structuring their programmes to incorporate flexible working so that returners have a longer period to adjust to coming back to work. The nature of the flexible working pattern will vary for each organisation.

Will I get paid whilst on a Returnship programme?

Yes, you will. All Returners are paid, for the duration of their Returnship, at a salary commensurate with the type of role and the seniority of the position.

Will I get a job at the end of a Returnship programme?

A job at the end of the returnship programme is not guaranteed. However, at the end of a returnship programme, you will have gained invaluable experience and you may well choose that staying with the company does not fit with your plans.

What Returnships are available right now?

All current returnships are listed higher up on this page, New ones are added regularly, so we encourage you to register on our site so that you can receive email alerts.

A word from a successful candidate

“Having become more and more aware of “returnships” I recognised this could be a good way to restart my professional career. I have been on a career break for over ten years and the time was right for me to return to work. I realised that I really wanted to use my skills and experience in the commercial business environment and work with high performing teams again.

"The EY Reconnect programme was advertised on 2to3days at just the right time. It offered an opportunity to return to management consultancy within a supportive framework where I could refresh my skills over a 12 week period. I spent time updating my CV and Linkedin profile and this gave me the confidence that I have a current and valuable skill set even after a long career break.”

Chloe Wilmot, EY Reconnect Career Returner