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Graduate Internship Programme

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Our Graduate Internship programme aims to assist local, young, unemployed or under-employed university graduates gain sustainable employment by enhancing their skills and work-based knowledge through the provision of meaningful, paid work experience.

Participants will complete a short term project within a local Renfrewshire business or a Council department. Some examples of previous project work includes; marketing, strategy, communication, project development and research activities.

The internships will provide hands-on practical experience with responsibility that will aid personal development. In addition the intern will gain valuable employability skills.

Internships are available to Renfrewshire residents who are 16-29 years old, registered with Invest in Renfrewshire and have graduated in the past two years from University having achieved an Ordinary, Honours and/or Masters Degree.

We may be able to support graduates who do not fully meet all of the above criteria so please contact us to discuss.

All Graduate Internship positions are project based and therefore the duration of the internship will vary depending on the specific project assigned and the business / departmental requirements.

The internships will be generally be for a period of no less than 3 months and no more than 6 months. Interns should attend their placement for 35 hours per week on a full time, fixed term basis, however slight alterations may have to be agreed, based on individual business requirements.