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10,000 Organisation Stories: Gizelle Moodley

Introduction: Gizelle Moodley, Diversity Partner at Altus Partners | Consultant – Impact Investing, ESG and Sustainability How did you learn about the 10,000 Black Interns (10KBI) and 10,000 Able Interns (10KAI) programmes and how long have you been working with the 10,000 Interns Foundation (10KIF)? I attended a diversity event where Rebecca Ajulu-Bushell was a

10,000 Intern Stories – 10KAI Wezi Mulenga

Intern: Wezi Mulenga, 10,000 Able Interns 2022/23 Organisation: Ford – Creative & Culture – IT Summer Intern Hey Wezi, nice to meet you! Congratulations on your Summer ‘23 internship with our Able Interns programme. Tell us about yourself? My name is Wezi, and I finished the Able Interns programme at Ford. My interests are poetry

Sami’s Story – International Persons with Disabilities Day

Sami Dar, Co-Founder of the 10,000 Able Interns Programme Sometimes it’s the first thing a person will ask me, other times years will pass before the topic is broached. But when someone asks me about my disability, I tell them I have a brain injury. On paper, I have cerebral palsy, but it’s the same

How I Built My Career: from a UK student visa to a paid internship

Peter Adebayo – Intern at the 10,000 Interns Foundation Peter is our first intern at the 10,000 Interns Foundation, he was hired through the 10,000 Black Interns programme. His internship started on the 31st of July 2023, focusing on Programme/project management. After the 6-week internship, he was offered to extend the internship for another 12

Whitepaper on Disability in Higher Education and Employment

This research paper provides an analysis of disabilities in higher education and employment based on statistical reports published by UK government organisations. The findings of this paper showcase recent developments in employment trends and its recommendations build on the completion of the 2022 pilot cycle of the 10,000 Able Interns Programme.

10,000 Able Interns Information Deck

Starting with a pilot cycle of 100 internships in 2022/23, the 10KAI programme has now expanded to provide 500 internship opportunities for the 2023/24 cycle.

The 10,000 Interns Foundation Unveils Dynamic Rebrand and Announces Transformational Changes to Board of Trustees

The 10,000 Interns Foundation is thrilled to announce an exciting rebranding initiative that marks a new chapter in its journey. With a fresh visual identity and an invigorated vision: to champion underrepresented talent at scale, the Foundation is poised to make an even greater impact as it creates more life-changing paid internship opportunities.

Introduction to 10,000 Interns Foundation

We are The 10,000 Interns Foundation, and we believe talent is everywhere but opportunity is not.

10,000 Interns Foundation Information Deck

We aim to champion underrepresented talent by promoting equity of opportunity and offering access to paid internships across a wide range of industries, as well as world-class training and development.

10,000 Black Interns Information Deck

The Programme: 2000 internships per year. 35+ workstreams. 500+ companies. Started just 5 years ago


The purpose of this guide is to help students and graduate applicants complete and submit the 10,000 Able Interns Application Form correctly. The guide will cover the questions on the Form and provide advice on how to approach each question, including information on reasonable adjustments. Please download the guide below.