Meet Team Experienceship.

‘Great things in business are never done by one person’. Steve Jobs

Let’s Create Your Future, Together.

The School of Corkscrew Thinking is an innovative global provider of personal and professional development programs through practical real life training (including our unique Startup Experienceships). We use the inspiration and power of startup culture to develop changemakers, influencers and Corkscrew Thinkers. We believe in helping people do better, both in their personal and professional lives. Reawaken your thinking. 

We Think Differently About Internships

Our Experienceships are unique – we’re the only internship provider to offer training in business development alongside every program we run. The training and syllabus is unique to Corkscrew and covers the latest developments in marketing, business and entrepreneurship. The training will always be taught by industry professionals so you can be assured of quality.

A Trusted Provider Of Startup Experiencships

We send hundreds of students a year on our Experienceships all over the world. Some join to gain contacts, extend their resume, develop language skills, earn university credit, explore a new culture, gain clarity or to have an experience that will stay with them for life. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find something which is affordable, trustworthy and an incredible, worthwhile experience.

Our Corkscrew Thinking Team.

A serial entrepreneur with more than 15 diverse years of experience launching and leading business start-ups, in several different areas from construction to youth travel. Neil Finnie

Founder & CEO

Andreu has been involved with key startups in industries such as social enterprise and communications in Barcelona for more than 6 years and is skilled in development and media.

Andreu Gual I Falco

Business Development

An experienced entrepreneur in youth travel and tech with a keen interest in community development initiatives and a track record of over 20 years of experience in the industry.

Richard Walton

Co-Founder & Advisor

Paul Campbell | US Education Development

Briony Davies | Marketing

Mark Flynn | Dublin Experienceship Director

Stu McPherson | Digital & Social

Tom Brushwood | Brand & Culture

James Meilton | Logistics

Our Corkscrew Thinking Community

Our Startup Experienceships are just one element of Corkscrew, we create and operate programs from education to corporate from one day to one year, online and offline.
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Placements on our Startup Experienceships are limited to 20 per start date/location. Don’t miss out for summer 2017, send us your details below.


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Corkscrew Startup School was founded with a vision to inspire and develop Corkscrew Thinking through the process of business startup. Our mission is to create changemakers and influencers through unique programs and global experiences.

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We know our Startup Experienceships can be difficult to fully understand due to their uniqueness. We find the best ways is to engage with us on Social Media to get a feel for our community and latest up dates from the team. Email