The summer internship scheme is here and open for registration!
The Department for Enterprise has launched a Summer Internship Programme for young people 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.
Young People – why take part in the internship programme?
Businesses/ Organisations – why take part?
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, 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?
For individuals – anyone aged 18 – 25 who is 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.