August 2013 – February 2014; £15,561 p.a pro-rata
• Do you want to work in the City or Canary Wharf?
• Do you have a good degree?
• Have you lived in Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, Waltham Forest, Greenwich or Islington for at least 5 years?
If you answered YES to all of the above then apply to join ELBA’s Graduate Programme.
EaGLES is a graduate programme with a difference. Designed for local graduates, they are seeking outstanding young people who are interested in a career in corporate community affairs who are also keen to act as role models and ambassadors for the local community. EaGLES provides unique placement opportunities, where you will gain skills, knowledge and experience in community affairs. At the same time, we will help you to put your local area knowledge of your borough to good use by helping to inform policymakers on local needs and issues.
What is offered?
• 3 weeks intensive pre-placement training
• On-going sector specific training
• £15,561 p.a. pro-rata training allowance
• £1,100 worth of training received individually
• A six month quality placement in the community affairs department of a major organisation. Past placements include Credit Suisse, Nomura, Deutsche Bank, Metropolitan Police, Freshfields, Centre of the Cell, Barclays, KPMG etc.
• Individual job search support at end of programme
What is needed from you:
• An interest in working in community affairs within a business environment
• You have, or expect to gain, a good degree
• You are a long term resident of Islington or one of the five east London boroughs.
• A willingness to learn, adapt and work hard, independently and as a team player
• Excellent communication, IT and organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
• The desire and enthusiasm to be a role model in your local community along with the potential to bring about change
How can I find out more?
The application pack can be downloaded from www.elba-1.org.uk. For more information please email email@example.com or call 020 7068 6960.
Application deadline – Friday 10 May 2013
Initial Interviews held – 13 & 14 June 2013
Induction morning – Monday 17 June 2013
Programme start – August 2013
There is no guarantee of a job on completion of the programme but careers support will be given.