Applications are now open to join the Think Ahead programme in July 2017! If you want a graduate job that’s both rewarding and demanding, and you’re motivated to do something...Full story
Kazim, 2016 participant
"I’m driven by helping people with mental health problems to enjoy their lives and take steps towards getting well."
Laura, 2016 participant
"Think Ahead’s mixture of practical and academic work, and the mental health focus, is perfect for me."
Jack, 2016 participant
"It was the opportunity to be out on the frontline helping people that really sold Think Ahead to me."
Aisha, 2016 participant
"Social work can really improve people’s lives, by helping with the social situations that play a big role in mental health."
Declan, 2016 participant
"I wanted a job where I could help people with mental health problems, and I was also looking for a role that was varied and challenging."
Sonya, 2016 participant
"Social work is so holistic and practical. You get out and empower people. That’s how I want to help."
Apply your mind to mental health
Applications are now open to join Think Ahead in 2017.
The Think Ahead programme is a new route into social work, for graduates and career-changers remarkable enough to make a real difference to people with mental health problems.
- Paid fast-track scheme
- Master’s degree & leadership training
We spoke to Paul Farmer, CEO of Mind, about the challenges in mental health and the value of social workers. What made you want to work in mental health? I...Full story
Cambridge – Graduate Schemes and Internships Event
Date: Wed 21 October 2015
Region: South East
Open to: University of Cambridge students
Nottingham – Careers in Science Fair
Date: Tue 27 October 2015
Region: East Midlands
Open to: University of Nottingham students
King’s College London – Career Options Fair
Date: Thu 5 November 2015
Open to: Kings College London students