London Met launches its first graduate intern scheme

Date: 1 October 2014

London Metropolitan University is launching a new intern scheme to help its graduates into their chosen career.

The scheme is offering 30 graduates who completed their courses this year a paid placement at the University for nine months from the start of November.

Placements are being offered across London Met as a vital first-step onto a career ladder. There are places on offer in marketing, human resources, public relations, student services and the international office, as well as in the University’s four schools.

And graduates won’t just be making the tea or photocopying – they’ll be running focus groups, making videos and updating webpages.

Boosting employability

Neelam Thapar, Head of Careers and Employability at the University, is delighted that London Met is able to give graduates a hand into the world of work. She said: “This is a nine month paid programme which has been designed to give recent graduates an opportunity to contribute and develop skills and experience in the University.

“This is an excellent way of building and applying the skills you gained at university while also gaining additional training and support to help with future career development. Graduate interns will participate in a stimulating range of development opportunities encompassing communicating effectively, team development, being an employee and career development planning.”

Graduate intern scheme

Applications for the scheme close on Sunday, 5 October and details of how to apply can be found online. Students will start fulltime work on Monday, 3 November. 

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