The Department for Enterprise has launched an Internship Programme focused on individuals aged 18 – 25. The scheme will provide work-based placements for young people to gain experience, and will support businesses with additional resources during a challenging time.

The 2020 Internship Programme is now closed to new applications. Business Isle of Man is seeking expressions of interest from individuals and/or hosts who would like to take part in any future programmes in 2021. Please email contact-business@gov.im if you are interested in taking part.

Young People – why take part in the internship programme?

Businesses / Third Sector / Other Organisations – why take part?

FAQ:

How long will the placements last?

The standard placement will last 6 weeks, but this can be flexible if required for a shorter or longer period, up to 8 weeks, based on project availability and study commencement dates

How do I get involved?

Simply fill in the forms on this page and our programme co-ordinator will be in touch shortly to help match you with the right project/ talent.

What sort of work is this suitable for?

Projects could include Market Research, Digital Marketing planning, Event Marketing, Manufacturing Concepts and Designs, Setting up IT systems, Environmental audits, Design of new Products, Diversification opportunity planning, Communications planning, Setting up Websites, Social Media Audits, Graphic Design projects, Digital Transformation and new ways of working.

What do we need to supply as a business?

Businesses will need to provide information on the scope and aims of each project and provide a line manager for students for the duration of their placement.

Who can take part?

Individuals who are not currently employed can take part.

For businesses – any business sector will be supported, however if you are a Government organisation you will be required to meet wage costs of £256 per week.

The programme is one of the first initiatives to be supported under the £100m Economic Recovery Fund that was announced by Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan MHK in his budget update to July’s Tynwald.

Manx Internship Programme - Case Studies

Businesss Isle of Man aim to drive collaboration and knowledge-sharing with the private sector and industry experts. 

The Manx Internship Programme has assisted over 100 individuals to find work experience and provided businesses and organisations with additional resource. Check out their success stories here.

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