Paid Internship Programme for 16-19s

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Company
Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
£10 a day in the workplace
Posted
21 Nov 2017
Closes
19 Dec 2017
Function
Internship
Contract Type
Internship
Hours
Full Time

COURSE OVERVIEW

The Paid Internship Programme is perfect for young people looking for a taste of what the real working world is like whilst building complimentary creative skills. Combining a unique opportunity in the workplace and the tailored support offered at college, this is the chance to put yourself at the front of the queue for a truly rewarding career.

In your initial four-week induction you will get work ready and build a foundation of skills to support you in the workplace such as; digital marketing, project management, and problem solving. Once in placement you will be supported in the workplace with regular tutor visits. College sessions will include industry speakers and skills workshops in a range of creative industry skills areas. Throughout your internship you will build a portfolio showcasing your skills and achievements, culminating in a graduation ceremony at the end of the programme.

WHAT WILL I DO?

• Complete paid work placements with a range of exciting employers over 5 months

• Visit a variety of creative businesses and employers

• Meet industry specialists

• Build a portfolio of work showcasing your skills

• Access to Dv8’s music, media and fashion resources to develop your creative knowledge and skills

• Develop a range of employability skills including problem solving, working to briefs, creative thinking, collaboration, presentation and workplace digital skills

• Previous placements have included Eastbourne Royal Hippodrome, Mummerations Gallery, Big Egg Films, Rialto Theatre, Stick It On

ON THE PAID INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME YOU WILL

• Complete a 5 month work placement with relevant employers

• Achieve AIM Award Skills For the Creative Industries

• Achieve Maths/English GCSE or Functional Skills (if not previously attained)

• Earn £10 for each day with an employer

 Progress to an Apprenticeship, a Level 3 vocational course or to employment in a variety of roles

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

• 4GCSEs A*-C or Level 2 qualification English and/or Maths at GCSE grade 4 or above

• As this is a work-based study programme you must be ready for the workplace and to commit to a five month work placement

To apply for the Paid Internship Programme, please complete our application form here:http://www.dv8sussex.com/paid-internship-programme/