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“We make it easy for your company to hire smart, dedicated and young talent from BAME backgrounds”

Creative Access works with almost 300 creative organisations across the UK, from large corporations to small independent agencies. When you sign up to Creative Access, you join a group of Britain’s leading creative businesses that are all supporting a more diverse creative economy. Our media partner case studies show how working with Creative Access can enhance your organisation.

Benefits of becoming a Creative Access media partner


We market every internship opportunity to our database of thousands of BAME candidates.

In addition, we generate new candidates for each role through our extensive social media communities and to our partners, who include the UK’s leading colleges, universities and youth and arts organisations.


We review all applicants, conduct first round interviews and will provide each media partner with a shortlist of the top candidates for each role.


We coordinate a training programme for all our interns, which includes pre-internship induction training, monthly masterclasses and a schedule of workplace-based training.

What are you expected to provide?


You will need to develop a training schedule for each intern you take on (we can offer guidance and provide a template schedule).

You’ll also need to allow your intern time to attend their induction day and monthly evening masterclasses.

Financial contribution

You will need to commit to paying your intern a training allowance which equates to the London Living Wage.

We also ask for a voluntary contribution from media partners to help ensure sustainability.


Interns should be issued with a training contract that outlines the conditions of the internship.

We can provide template contracts.


All media partners are expected to provide interns with a line manager, who they directly report to about their duties, and a senior-level mentor who can offer additional support and guidance, particularly around securing full time employment.

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