EDT’s Year in Industry (YINI) Scheme

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Registrations are now open for EDT’s, Year in Industry (YINI) scheme for 2020/21 placements that will start September 2020.

YINI is a not-for-profit organisation offering School Leavers a free resource when searching for a year out paid placement following completion of their A levels or equivalent.

What is YINI?

A paid 10-12 month job opportunity for School leavers to;

  • Test-drive a potential career
  • Add relevant skills and work experience to their CV
  • Make informed decisions on which Education/Career path is right for them
  • Build links with Employers
  • Gain an Industrial Cadets Accreditation
  • Develop skills through attending optional Work-Ready YINI Master Class Workshops
  • Go into the world of work with the support from the YINI scheme
  • Be supported by YINI and a YINI assigned Mentor throughout their placement

Who is YINI for?

YINI is open to any student with the Right to Work in the UK, who might consider/benefit from gaining 12 months paid work experience with a YINI company before starting the following options;

  • An Apprenticeship
  • Or Studying a Degree at University (completing YINI before University as a paid Gap Year option)
  • Or maybe unsure whether to continue into higher education or go straight into employment

What kinds of placements are offered?

Each year we offer paid placements in the following subject areas: Science (particularly physics), Engineering (all areas), Technology/Electronics, Maths, Business, Finance, IT, HR or Marketing

When & How can students Register?

Students:  Registrations are Open Now and close on 31st May 2020

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