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Keele University’s Project Green seeks host organisations for graduates

Do you have a project that could benefit your business but you don’t have time to do it?

Need extra help over the summer?

Thinking about recruiting and would like to trial a graduate for 4 weeks?

Why not take a graduate on a placement for 4-8 weeks via Keele University.

Keele University is offering funded support to businesses its initiative, Project Green, which offers the opportunity for your business to host a graduate on a placement for 4-8 weeks to complete a project of your choice.

There’s no need to put graduates on your company payroll as we pay them a bursary of £180-£200 per week.

Project Green

Focuses on environmental related projects only.

A Project Green graduate could work with any type of organisation for 4-7 weeks (4 days per week) to help you with your project.

This scheme is fully funded so there is nothing for you to pay!

Ideas for placements include:

  • Waste reduction and recycling-related projects
  • Working towards environmental standards or compliance
  • Measuring/reducing energy consumption and efficiency improvements
  • A Green energy feasibility study


Find out more on the Keele University website.

Lucy Challinor from Keele is currently collecting project briefs from companies looking for help in September.  This will be the final in-take for Project Green so it’s the last chance for businesses to make the most of the free support.

So far, 212 graduates have been placed with West Midlands based businesses.  Please don’t miss this opportunity!

Please see further information below from Lucy, who can be contacted on  01782 733587 or email internships@uso.keele.ac.uk to register your interest.

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