Saturday, January 17, 2009

UK Internship Scheme

The current weekend's newspapers are filled with accounts of how graduates are finding it impossible to find jobs.

The UK government's plan for a large scale internship programme should be looked at very seriously, as should the plan to make people stay in some form of training until 18.


http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/education/7821629.stm

1 comment:

Martin Ryan said...

Almost perversely, despite the events of the past year, a startling number of bright young things still want to pursue a City career: there are more Gordon Gekko wannabes than jobs – and only the most ruthless will succeed. This is according to
Morgan McKinley, the recruitment specialist.

For more on this, and why other final-year UK university students may have killed all hopes of paying off student loans and bar bills with the sign-on bonus, see
the Financial Times here:

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/1/67790474-e249-11dd-b1dd-0000779fd2ac,_i_email=y.html