SME Part funded internships available

The University of Stirling presently has 10 internships available over the summer.

Many businesses are unaware for the benefits of hiring an intern. We have seen many businesses benefit from participating in schemes such as the Santander Universities SME Internship Programme.Benefits have included:

  • An extra pair of hands
    Many small businesses are resource poor. An intern is an affordable option for handling a portion of the workload for your small business. If your staff are stretched thin to cover all of their duties, an intern can take over some of those work tasks!
  • Try before you buy
    An intern program doubles as a recruitment method for small businesses allowing you to assess skills and suitability without being committed to long term contracts.
  • Access latest trends
    Students learn about the latest trends in the industry through their coursework. While an intern learns about the industry through hands-on experience at your business, you also can learn from the intern about the cutting-edge industry concepts and research.

The Santander Universities SME Internship Programme offers SME/ start-ups & high growth potential businesses the opportunity to employ a graduate or current student for 12 weeks full-time.  You must be able to pay an intern £1000 for every 4 weeks of the internship, receiving £1500 back in 3 x £500 installments as a subsidy for taking part.

Please click here for further information and to check your eligibility.

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