A Six-Week summer internship for Guernsey students who are keen to work in the Digital and Creative sectors.
The Discover Digital Summer Internship Program offers summer employment to post-16 students who are passionate about digital and want to work with some of the island’s leading employers on their digital projects.
What is the scheme?
A Six-Week summer internship for Guernsey students who are keen to work in the Digital Sector.
Who is it aimed at?
The Discover Digital Summer Internship is open to all post-16 students, currently in full time education, who have shown a passion for and experience in digital (this could be gaming, video, programming, website building, robotics, social media, digital arts, etc) and a desire to work on digital projects with some of the island’s leading companies.
What’s in it for the candidate?
Students will be employed by local companies who require digital skills to work on a range of projects. This internship will give them a real taste of where these skills can take them. Whether the business is focused on wellness, insurance, marketing or consulting, digital is the common thread for skills sought by many of today’s top employers. After the internship, candidates will have experienced working on real challenges while learning about the role digital plays in these company on a day to day basis.
Which businesses are involved?
Employers and facilitators include KPMG, Healthspan, PwC, Sure, FCG, JT, Specsavers, C5 Alliance, The Potting Shed and the States of Guernsey. With more coming on board, keep an eye on the website!
What is involved?
Lasting six weeks over the summer, the programme has two pathways. The first is a 2 weekly rotation where you work as part of a group of students in 3 different companies for 2 week each, the second route is one 6-week project based in one company. Both culminate in a presentation of the projects over the five previous weeks, to be held on the evening at the end of the internship. The first week is eligible for Activities Week for those students at the Sixth Form Centre.
How does the payment system work?
This is a full-time position, 9-5pm, Monday-Friday. The pay is £14/hour for each 35 hour work week. Additional hours on an unpaid basis will be required to prepare the final presentation.
Is a job offered at the end of the three month term?
There is no guaranteed job offered at the end of the internship, however, the candidate will have picked up valuable work experience in areas such as research, coding, presentations and working with data.
I'M INTERESTED. WHAT NOW?
If you register your interest using the link below you will be notified once the full application from is released.
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