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Helping UK employers hire International Interns

Supporting UK employers to secure work permission for international students joining their internships. We can provide Certificates of Sponsorship to support UK visa applications under the under the Government Authorised Exchange visa category.

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Trusted partner


Registered employers


Visas sponsored


Years experience




Delivered by GTI

Group GTI are an early careers specialist, providing a range of services, platforms and tech solutions to employers, educators, students and recent graduates.


Sponsor license

Awarded by the Home Office in 2010


Government authorised

Backed by the Department Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy

Expanding our reach

Previously known as the Tier 5 Intern Scheme, from 2021 we can continue to operate under the new UK Points Based Immigration System and sponsor both EU and non-EU nationals under the new Government Authorised Exchange visa route.

Trusted by leading employers

We work with companies across a wide range of sectors and industries, large organisations, SMEs, start-ups and scale ups, corporate, public sector, charities across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Working with GTI Intern Visa is always a pleasure. They make what can be a quite daunting process seem very straightforward, and their communication with us is great.


Eligibility criteria

We can assist:

  • UK registered employers (excluding those in Hospitality, Care or Agriculture)
  • Internships based in the UK
  • Maximum 12 months duration
  • Skilled work (minimum NVQ Level 3 required to perform the role)
  • Supervised
  • Supernumerary (additional to staffing requirements)
  • Paid a salary equivalent to UK minimum wage, or above
  • Undergraduates working towards a degree-level qualification
  • Recent Graduates holding a Bachelors degree, or higher
  • All nationalities

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Mon to Fri from 9am to 5.30pm
+44 (0)20 7654 7224