What an Intern can do for your business

At Step, we are often asked by businesses where we feel students and graduates can add value and help them. There is sometimes a misapprehension that they will require constant supervision, and will not contribute significantly in return. However, many of our students and graduates have completed valuable and substantial projects through 8-12 week internships;…

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Tackling the problems head-on – Internship Case Study

Anastasia is an Anthropology student at Durham University. Over the summer she completed a Market Research Internship with a leading provider of technical training and consultancy services to a range of industries. Anastasia was tasked with completing a research project which aimed to provide more insight into how various target-audience companies were approaching training. This…

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Facts and Figures from the House of Commons BAME Internship programme

After a long and very competitive application and interview process, the recruitment has been completed on the House of Commons 12-month internship programme and we’re delighted to announce that three students have successfully been appointed, with start dates targeted for November. The aim of the programme was to provide work experience, employability support and guidance to…

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Step and Social Mobility

Set up in the late 1980s by Shell, the original Step programme existed to provide paid summer placements for STEM students in smaller businesses. Originally supported by government and granted both business funding and skills-based funding, a network of partners (including universities and business links) administered the programme. Students applied to be a part of…

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What constitutes a graduate role?

‘Graduates won’t want to come and work for us, and we don’t have the time to train them’ These are a couple of common misconceptions that we come across regularly here at Step, mainly when speaking with some of the smaller sized businesses who have yet to buy into the many benefits that hiring a…

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Summer’s over – back to business!

As politicians, schools, colleges and businesses return from their summer holidays, many  2017 graduates, who decided to take the summer off, are also returning from their international travels. We are seeing heightened activity among this group of new graduates who are turning their attention to their graduate job search. The 2017 Step graduate talent pool…

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