Published: 8 April 2010 at 16:10
Internships can help graduates stand out from the crowd, gain confidence and satisfaction from making a real difference to a local business
Young people who graduated in 2008 and 2009 have had a really hard time finding employment and in a few months things will get even harder as the 2010 influx of graduates comes onto the employment market.
Anglia Ruskin University’s Graduate Internship Programme has 22 Cambridgeshire companies registered and waiting for enthusiastic graduates to start work. Internship projects last twelve weeks and the graduate is paid a wage of £250 per week with no tax or NI to pay.
Martin Miller, who studied Business Studies at the University of Lincoln and lives in Huntingdon, did an internship with Bartram Associates Ltd in 2009; he said:
Lynsey McCulloch, Business Administration Manager in Anglia Ruskin University’s Graduate Internship Office, said:
To apply for an internship send your CV by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0845 196 3177.