NEW: Digital Inc. Supported Internship. Apply Now!

Posted on the 14th May 2020

The brand new Digital Inc. Supported Internship is a fantastic opportunity for young people with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) and a passion for all things digital.

It offers practical exploration of digital careers such as graphic design, illustration, web development, social media and more. Learning is hands on at Digital Advantage in central Manchester. Interns will learn through experience in a creative and highly supportive digital agency.

This exciting new Supported Internship is a partnership between Digital Advantage, The Manchester College and Pure Innovations. It is a very welcome addition to the many Supported Internships that Pure Innovations is involved in across Greater Manchester

Composite image of laptop and intern at work .

A student tells of his experience with Digital Advantage in his blog. Learn more in the video link lower in the page.

No formal qualifications are required for the 30-week course.  Digital Advantage is seeking people who think differently; people who very often are not well suited to formal education.

What does the Digital Inc. Supported Internship offer?

There is so much on offer including:

  • 1 year of professional agency work experience for 15 young people aged 16-24
  • The opportunity to work on real life, professional briefs
  • Ability to build their own portfolio and create freelance working opportunities
  • Regular encounters and meetings with SEND aware employers
  • Time off to attend interviews for further employment or higher-level training
  • Weekly Maths and English/functional skills lessons
  • Individual pastoral and career coaching support sessions

Want to know more?

Find out lots more by following this link to a video of the live-streamed launch event. It includes a Frequently Asked Questions document. You’ll find all you need to know to apply for a place on the new Digital Inc. Supported Internship.

Amanda Noon of Pure Innovations from the Digital Inc. video

Amanda Noon features in the launch event video.

This is an incredibly exciting new Internship which will provide young people with a perfect opportunity to develop skills and experience in the digital industry leading to opportunities in employment and freelance work.
I know it's going to be very popular, so if you’re interested please do get in touch or put your application in as soon as you can.

Amanda Noon. Business and Operations Manager. Pure Innovations

Apply Now

If you are a young person in Greater Manchester with an EHCP and are interested in working in digital industries – APPLY NOW.  Don’t forget, you will find full information at the end of the fact-filled video.

You can also email rav@digitaladvantage.org.uk with any questions.

We are so excited about this new Digital Inc. Supported Internship. We look forward to working with our partners and meeting the new interns. Could you be one of them?

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