Applications for the programme have now closed and we will continue to try to match any remaining host projects or individual applications.
The Department for Enterprise has re-launched the 2021 Manx Internship Programme, which provides short-term internship opportunities for students and interested individuals looking for work experience across different industries and sectors of the Manx economy.
Potential interns – why take part in the internship programme?
Businesses / Third Sector / Other Organisations – why take part?
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 interns for the duration of their placement.
Who can take part?
Individuals who are not currently employed can take part. Interns must be resident in the Isle of Man and not a close relative* of the Host organisation.
*Close relative for this purpose is defined as: a parent, parent-in-law, son, son-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, stepparent, step-son, step-daughter, brother, sister, or the spouse or civil partner
For businesses – any business sector will be supported, however if you are a Government organisation you will be required to meet wage costs equivalent to the National Living Wage which will be invoiced at the end of the placement and not a close relative of the Employer.
For any queries regarding taking part as a host or individual, please contact Internship.DFE@gov.im for more information.
The Department for Enterprise and Business Isle of Man, in partnership with the Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce, held an online event discussing how the Manx Internship Scheme can benefit organisations. A recording of the event can be found below.
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.