Interested in advertising but not sure which bit you’d be best at? The WCRS Big Break is a unique internship that lets you experience the ad industry from every angle: Account Management, Strategy, and Project Management.

As a Big Breaker, you’ll join one of our friendly client teams and get stuck in with the day-to-day running of things. No twiddling your thumbs, and no making tea. Just a great opportunity at one of the UK’s top agencies.

And of course, you’ll get paid.

The Big Break will return
in Summer 2019

Register now and be the first to hear when applications open.

If you would like to apply for Work Experience you can email or keep an eye on our Twitter @WCRS_LDN for upcoming opportunities.


The Internship

Let’s break it down.


The Big Break is your opportunity to get a unique insight into the ad industry, at one of the UK’s top agencies. Over the 3 months you’ll see how things are done and get hands-on experience in Account Management, Strategy, and Project Management.

The Departments

To hear some of our people explain a bit more about account handling, project management and strategy, watch below.

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What you need to know

  1. About the application ˅
    1. When is the Big Break?
      Summer 2018
    2. What is the assessment process?
      There are 2 simple stages to the assessment process: 1) Your application which you can submit here and 2) An interview held at our London office on Great Portland Street or a Skype interview for those of you who can’t attend in person. There is no preference given to those who can attend the London interview.
    3. When is the application deadline?
      28th February
    4. I’ve submitted the wrong answer by accident and am experiencing technical difficulties.
      No worries at all. Just email and we’ll try and sort this out for you.
    5. I didn’t submit my application on time. Is it too late?
      Unfortunately, it is. However, it’s definitely worth keeping track of our Twitter @WCRS_LDN in case any future opportunities should arise, or email to hear about any chances to join us on work experience. Follow us on Instagram to keep an eye on what we’re up to @wcrs_bigbreak
  2. About the internship ˅
    1. Who can apply?
      Anyone! You can be a graduate, in your final year of your degree or not have a degree at all. If you don’t have a degree, you’ll need 12 months of work experience. That could be in anything, not just advertising. You just need to be free for the duration of the internship and legally allowed to work in the UK. No prior experience of agency life is required- we all start somewhere!
    2. Will I have a guaranteed job at the end?
      A job offer at the end of the scheme depends on what roles are available and if they’re right for you.
    3. Will I be paid on the WCRS Big Break?
      Yes, you will be paid the London Living wage for the duration of your three months at the agency.
    4. Can I do a placement in the creative department?
      We run a separate placement programme for creative teams. The Big Break is exclusive to Project Management, Account Management and Strategy rotations. Creative teams are invited to send their portfolios to
  3. Extra stuff to know ˅
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