Forty new entry level, paid internships will offer young people in Northern Ireland the chance to gain on-the-job experience to kick-start their careers in the creative industries.
Delivered by Nerve Belfast and Northern Ireland Screen, up to eighty 16-19 year olds will be able to participate in the Production Design and Film Construction Academy which is now open to applicants.
IAESTE (International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience), offers science, engineering, technology or applied arts students, the chance to undertake paid work placements lasting from six to 52 weeks in over 80 countries around the world.
Skills Northern Ireland, which will take place at the Titanic Exhibition Centre on November 20 and 21 is aimed at 14-19 year olds, their parents, their teachers and their influencers, to help enlighten them about jobs and career choices, apprenticeships, courses, growing industry sectors and training opportunities.
North West Regional College has secured more than £1million of funding to help offer staff and students opportunities to study and work across Europe during the next 24 months.
The Department for the Economy is encouraging local businesses to invest in the skills development of their workforce. Delivered by the six Further Education Colleges, InnovateUs and Skills Focus are just two of the Department's skills programmes on offer to support business development.
Twenty graduates are set to benefit from high quality training places as financial services company FinTrU launches another North West Assured Skills Academy funded by the Department for the Economy.
The Department for the Economy has officially launched the Northern Ireland Apprenticeship Awards 2020. The Awards will recognise excellence in apprenticeships and will include a special awards ceremony on February 6, 2020 at the Titanic Hotel, Belfast.
A Northern Ireland social enterprise that specialises in finding employment for people with disabilities or long-term health conditions has opened two new cafes, creating up to 20 new jobs and training opportunities.
MORE than 50 students from across Northern Ireland are preparing to travel to the USA for a year of academic advancement.