Derby Talent Programme

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The University will support with a full recruitment service and award £1,000 funding for any organisation offering a professional, graduate-level role.

An initial meeting will take place to discuss the role and how the University can support the business. The University will promote the opportunities, targets applicable courses and gathers all applications. The business will interview from the candidates, select the best candidate and will agree start date/terms. A £1,000 funding amount will be awarded to the company, per internship.

To qualify for the programme and funding, businesses must:

  • Be offering a graduate-level role, with a salary in the region of £20,000 or more.
  • Employ the graduate for a minimum of 8 months, at 30 hrs a week or more. 
  • Have the graduate start date commence from 1st September 2021 (19/20 graduate) or 1st April 2022 (20/21 graduate), or earlier.
  • Recruit a University of Derby graduate from the 19/20 or 20/21 academic year

Contact an Engagement Officer on on 01332 592939. 

Alternatively, please complete the Expression of Interest form and a member of the team will be in touch with you. 



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