Offering internships, placements, work experience or fixed-term
contracts can be of substantial value to any organisation and, done correctly
and thoughtfully, allows a beneficial exchange of valuable service for
experience and personal growth.
an ideal placement scenario, the company will gain dedicated and imaginative
labour while the intern will gain meaningful experience that enhances their
employability and skills and allows them to build contacts within their target
industry. While the promise of an eventual permanent role is not a necessity of
an internship programme, SMEs will gain particular benefit from improved access
to graduate talent and potential time saved in future training should they
decide to recruit from intern participants.
you have never considered offering an internship opportunity before, now might
be an excellent time to do so.
How the IoD can help?
Simply submit your intern or placement
opportunity with full detail including job description, application process and
closing date. This will allow us to advertise it to our student membership for
With enterprising students from all faculties and disciplines you
will have access to the most innovative young minds in the country, people who
can make a valuable contribution to your business while also learning from your
institutional experience and knowledge.