RISE Graduate Scheme

The RISE scheme introduces graduates who want to work hard and do great things to the region’s businesses, who appreciate an injection of energy and new ideas. Our first RISE cohort started in August 2013, generating huge interest from businesses and graduates alike. Further intakes then took us to around 300 jobs across over 250 SMEs by the end of 2016.

RISE 18 is now open! Take a look at the roles below and apply today.

R18-01 – Technical Sales and Marketing Engineer £20,000 - £23,000pa

R18-02 – Sports Coordinator £15,500

R18-03 – Graduate Software Development Analyst £19,000 - £23,000

R18-04 – Graduate Software Implementation Consultant £19,000 - £22,000

R18-05 – Graduate International Project Assistant (UK and international) £16,000 - £18,000

R18-06 – Product Engineer £20,000 - £25,000

R18-07 – Digital Communications Coordinator £16,000 - £18,000

R18-08 – Contracts Coordinator £16,000 - £18,000

R18-09 – Graduate Account Executive £20,000

R18-10 – Engineering Manager £16,000 - £19,000

R18-12 – Graduate Consultant £18,000 - £20,000

R18-13 – Graduate Research Coordinator £16,000

R18-14 – Process Improvement Engineer £18,000 - £20,000

R18-15 – Quality Assurance Officer £16,000 - £18,000

R18-16 – Graduate Microsoft Consultant £20,000 - £22,000

R18-17 – Graduate Business Development Executive £18,000

R18-18 – Mechanical Design Engineer £19,000 – £21,000

R18-19 – Graduate Estimator £19,000 – £21,000

R18-20 – Assistant Project Manager £18,000 - £20,000

R18-21 – Paralegal £16,000 - £18,000

R18-22 – SEO Account Executive £16,000 - £18,000

R18-23 – Account Manager £16,000 - £18,000

R18-24 – Software Developer £20,000 - £25,000

R18-25 – Marketing Executive £16,000 - £18,000

R18-26 - Projects Engineer £18,000 - £20,000

R18-27 - Production Controller £20,000 - £22,000

R18-28 - Solutions Sales Person £20,000 - £22,000

Contact us for more information about future cohorts.

RISE internships broadly last a minimum of six months, although the exact length, start and end dates will be set by each individual business. The salary for each post will vary according to the role and business, but the average salary offered is c£16,000pa.

If you are one of the successful applicants to the scheme you can expect:

  • Feedback from your interview and assessment centre
  • A business-focussed induction to help you hit the ground running
  • Good quality real work
  • Professional training, volunteering and networking opportunities
  • Access to self-development materials

You can find out more about the businesses and roles here.

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