Our Partnership with Charlton Athletic

Discover the work opportunities available through our partners, Charlton Athletic Football Club (CAFC) and the Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT).

Top quality work opportunities


Our partnerships create high quality employment opportunities for University of Greenwich students. Hear from students who have taken work placements with our partners.

What is the partnership with CACT?

We have had a successful partnership with Charlton Athletic Football Club (CAFC) and its Community Trust (CACT) for many years.

Both organisations, like ourselves, believe strongly in the power of sport. 

Through our partnership, we share expertise and facilities, as well as giving students employment and research opportunities and enhancing the staff and student experience.

What job opportunities are available?

We offer many opportunities for paid and voluntary work. These include:

  • Sports science and football coaching internships
  • Marketing placements
  • Finance placements
  • IT roles
  • Graphic design placements 
  • Matchday roles, including filming opportunities.

What are the benefits?

Work experience with Charlton Athletic Football Club and its Community Trust is a great opportunity to build experience and impress future employers. 

The benefits include:

  • Flexibility: enjoy flexible part-time employment while you study.
  • Experience that prepares you for the workplace, including the recruitment process.
  • Training: you'll gain specialist knowledge in your field of study.
  • Skills: develop your skills such as communication and teamwork.
  • Contacts: make new friends and expand your professional network.
  • References: gain valuable references for future job applications.

How do I apply?

To find out how to gain work experience with Charlton Athletic Football Club and the Community Trust, email employability@greenwich.ac.uk.

  • The partnership allowed me to work part-time and have an income whilst studying, and then to join a field where I can help young people and use the skills I learnt in my degree.

    - Kim Dixon, BSc Physical Education & Sport; Social Inclusion Coordinator, CACT

  • Having the opportunity to take a graphic design internship at Charlton Athletic FC not only gave me invaluable experience but I got my dream job out of it too!

    - Kashane Smith, BSc Digital Media Technologies

  • Working with Charlton, Greenwich students gain an opportunity to get a greater understanding of a professional football club giving them invaluable experience and insight into elite performance and coaching methods.

    - Tony Keohane, Chief Operating Officer, Charlton Athletic FC