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Graduate Programme 2017-18

There are 10 placements being advertised across various services as part of our Graduate Recruitment Programme for 2017-18.

Our graduate programme contributes to a key council priority - building the local economy.  The programme was created to enhance the experience, skills and employability of graduates in our region.

We offer meaningful employment for 8 months which gives graduates the opportunity to take responsibility for a specific piece of project work that actively contributes to our business objectives. You will also gaining valuable knowledge, skills and experience.

Who can apply

To be eligible to apply you must have achieved a degree within the last 18 months and also meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Live in Dumfries and Galloway and graduated with your degree from any institution
  • Obtained your degree from an institution based within Dumfries and Galloway
  • Secondary education was in Dumfries and Galloway and graduated with your degree from any institution
  • Parents/immediate family reside in Dumfries and Galloway and you graduated with your degree from any institution

How to apply

You can apply for a place on the programme via myjobscotland. You will be given details for the 10 graduate projects and asked to identify the 3 you are most interested in.

Submit a graduate placement application

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 16 May.

Page last updated: 24/04/17