For applicants

We’re looking for talented students and recent graduates with disabilities and long-term conditions. If that’s you, join Change 100 and unlock your potential.

What is Change 100?

Change 100 is our flagship programme of paid summer work placements, professional development and mentoring. It aims to remove barriers experienced by disabled people in the workplace, to allow them to achieve their potential. We partner with leading employers in the UK who believe disability isn’t a barrier to a brilliant career.

If you are successful, you will gain the experience, confidence, networks and skills needed to kick start your career.

  • 100% of Change 100 interns said their experience has improved their confidence in the workplace.
  • 100% said their Change 100 experience has strengthened their CV.

Applications are now open! You have until 12pm on 5 January 2023 to apply.

Apply today!

Who is Change 100 for?

Change 100 is for talented students and graduates with disabilities or long-term conditions — including physical, visual or hearing impairments, mental health conditions and learning disabilities and difficulties like dyslexia and dyspraxia.

Need help with your application?

Have a look at our top tips and making sure that Change 100 is right for you.

I believe that the Change 100 may be one of the most important steps I have taken since I was accepted into University. I have been welcomed into a workforce that is accepting and understanding of my disability.

Join our webinars

These webinars focus on the programme cycle, the recruitment process and building disability confidence.

You’ll have the chance to learn about Change 100, what makes a successful application and how the programme can help build your confidence in managing your disability in the workplace.

Webinar one

Date: 1 December 2022

Time: 2pm

Register for our webinar on 1 December

Webinar two

Date: 12 December 2022

Time: 2pm

Register for our webinar on 12 December

Success stories

Contact us

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Change 100 team on the email addresses below.

For Interns, Learners or candidates: change100applications@leonardcheshire.org

For universities, please contact Ursula Green: change100applications@leonardcheshire.org

Rumana Yasmin, a Change 100 Intern at a development day