International Student Placement Programme
A recently launched programme that matches international students to your business. You can access world class international talent, develop your international strategy and overcome barriers in international markets.
About the programme
This exciting new programme helps Greater Manchester businesses access new international market opportunities. Matching international students from across Greater Manchester’s universities with your business you can access students who have detailed insight into your global target market, in terms of language, culture and business practices. It’s also an opportunity for you to access a pool of global talent whilst supporting students in essential work experience.
We help to match the students’ knowledge, experience and field of study with the requirements of your business. This careful matching ensures both business and student get maximum benefit from the placement.
Each placement will typically last between 3-6 months, with students working a maximum of 20 hours per week on National Living Wage.
Why join our International Student Placement Programme?
Strengthen their international strategies
Improve language and cultural awareness
Introduction to new global markets
Knowledge of Greater Manchester
industry experience for furture employment
Financial support during studies
More attractive place to study
Potential investors and trading partners
Enhance global network of GM alumni
Postgraduate study incentives
Value added to attract international students
Create partnerships with local businesses
Are you looking to find the best international talent for your company? Apply for our programme now by downloading and completing the "Application Form - International Student Placement Programme" and uploading it via the following portal.