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Apprenticeships could be offered in parliamentary affairs, public administration and political communications.
I mistakenly thought the scheme was a way to broaden our horizons, to go beyond the past pupil pool.
The headmaster said he was not attempting to fill vacancies and was not as familiar with the debates around the scheme as he should have been.
I’m about to embark on an unpaid internship in the hopes that it will give me an edge in a competitive industry – but saying goodbye to a weekly paycheque isn’t easy.
Not everyone is happy about the situation.
One intern said he was told almost immediately that there was no chance of a job.
The National Youth Council of Ireland thinks “significant reform” of the internship scheme is needed.
Almost four years on from the launch of the internship scheme, we’ve been asking participants about their experiences…
The party thinks too many employers abuse the current system.
Two new schemes aimed at 18-25 year olds have just been launched
Duties include being the PA to the managing director, as well as front of house for clients.
I need an internship to get job experience but, apparently, I need more experience to get even an unpaid internship. What can you do?
After two years of being unemployed, I’ve just started a JobBridge internship. The experience has been a mixed one so far.
The lack of proper jobs will ultimately cause our economy to stagnate – but employers can’t seem to resist the almost-endless supply of cheap labour.
“From acclaimed minister, Joan Burton T.D.”
0.35 per cent of the population within the age limits for the scheme are currently taking part.
Social Protection Minister Joan Burton has said that her department reserves the right to impose sanctions on welfare payments.
From interns who embarrassed their boss to interns who just embarrassed themselves, there have been many entry-level workers who were quickly shown the door.
I was offered a job abroad and even though I had no family or friends there, I had to take it, writes Seanán Ó Coistín.
However, the report said that there is a need for enhanced support mechanisms to reduce the number of people not completing internships.
However a report also indicated one third of participants who finished placements early said they were dissatisfied with their internship.
The teenager wowed executives at Facebook with her knowledge of mobile app development.
The Minister for Social Protection has said plans to extend the National Internship Scheme to people claiming Disability Allowance should be revealed in the coming weeks.
Joan Burton says unemployed professionals will be expected to take up reasonable job offers.
The government’s National Internship Scheme, launched last June, aims to give workplace experience to people on the live register.
Both TDs and Oireachtas committees say they need extra personnel – and have asked that JobBridge interns be considered.
The supermarket giant came under fire after placing an ad for internships at a number of it stores.
The airline said the role advertised under the government’s JobBridge scheme would not involve overseeing safety practices.
The Game tweeted the LA sheriff’s department’s phone number, and police were then flooded with calls. A criminal investigation has now been launched.
As the government launches a new internship programme, we’re asking what you think of unpaid placements.
Participants get a small weekly payment and can retain their social welfare entitlements.