SOKOLLAB Summer Placement Programme 2024

SOKOLLAB Summer Placement Programme 2024

Sokollab is the leading UK retailer for Korean pop and beauty. We operate a Flagship retail store in London, regular Pop-ups and a rapidly growing e-commerce platform. We aim to bring the best experience to our customers by offering a diverse range of products, convenience, and quality of customer service.


What is it?

This programme is designed for candidates who have a real passion for Korean music and beauty. We aim to provide hands-on experience to a dynamic business for students considering a career in retail. This is your opportunity to gain insight into our operations, our brand values, and the challenges we face as the company scales to meet the growing demands of the market. Best of all you get to work with our fantastic team!


Who is it for?

This programme is applicable to candidates who are 16 years old or over at the time of the placement and is aimed at those without any prior work experience. The age restriction is for insurance purposes. There will be 3 spaces available per placement date over the summer months, each lasting 2 consecutive weeks.

When is it?

There are two programme dates available which are either July 29th to August 11th or August 12th to August 25th. Both dates will involve working 5 days out of 7, Mondays to Sundays. Shifts will be between the times of 11am-6.30pm.

Is this programme the right fit for you?

Do you have a high interest in K-Pop, K-Beauty and retail? Do you wish to get an experience of a career in a start-up company? Are you curious as to how Sokollab raises product and brand awareness through social media?  

No previous retail experience is required.


What will the programme involve?

The 2-week programmes will consist of both online meetings and hands-on in-store experience, covering key aspects of running an independent retail business.

This programme is un-paid, however the work experience candidate will be given a travel expense allowance. At the end of the placement, we will also be able to provide references for you.

You will need to be able to make your own way to our London store located at 14 Rathbone Place W1T 1HT.

For some of the activities you would need to be able to access online meetings. If there are any issues with this, it can be discussed prior to commencement of the work experience.


How do I apply?

Candidates should email with the subject “WORK EXPERIENCE 2024”, including a CV and your reply to the questions below:

  1. Are you able to work between July 29th to August 11th or August 12th to August 25th?
  2. Why do you think the work experience programme would be a good fit for you and us?
  3. Do you require anything from us to make the experience accessible for you?


Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications, we may not be able to respond to all applications. Thank you for your understanding.


Closing date for applications: June 5th 2024.


Applications will not be accepted after this date and we may close our applications process earlier due to high demand.


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