DFGR is working directly with students across the UK from year 10 through to final year university graduates with the aim of assisting them to gain a competitive advantage when applying for jobs in the “real world”.
After successfully piloting the scheme in 2015, DFGR officially launched their Partnership Project programme as of January 2016.
Rose Carter from Trust Careers commented; “Sarah and her team have been involved in our Trust Careers interview days since 2013. To have direct employers interviewing is an invaluable experience for students and for DFGR to actually build a curriculum around this is absolutely wonderful”
Students accepted onto the DFGR Partnership Project will gain valuable business exposure, be shown how to build their own portfolio as well as network of contacts within their area of interest. DFGR is also committed to give guidance and support to help them achieve their employ-ability goals.
Su Mortley, Chair of Maidstone schools and colleges CEIAG forum (On behalf of Kent County Council) says: “To have a number of our students included into the project is fantastic. I know some of the pupils personally and am looking forward to observing their progression”
On successful completion of the 12-week programme, a select number of individuals from the South East through to the North East will progress onto DFGR’s client graduate schemes.
Sarah Landry, Managing Director of DFGR said; “This is a fantastic project, especially with the current status of the job / skills market for entry level requirements within our specific industry sector. To also have the support from GB Entrepreneur Awards as well as Trustee Careers only adds value to our DFGR Partnership Project”
DFGR has already benefited from the insights and perspective that these young scholars have brought to the table. So much so, that they have implemented a number of their suggestions.
Contact: Jane Adams, DFGR, London / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.dfgr-ltd.com
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