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Are you a SME, based in Durham? Would you like to enhance your business through the support of a graduate intern?

If you are looking to research or develop new products or services for your business, then you could benefit from the Durham SME internship programme, brought to you as part of the ERDF ‘Durham Internships and Collaborative Enterprise’ “DICE” project which aims to provide business growth in small or medium enterprises (SMEs) based in County Durham.

Match funded, DICE internships can give your business access to high-level skills with low financial risk, with the benefit of guidance and support with the recruitment process.

Project offer from Durham University: 

Project eligibility: 

Funding is available for a limited time only and your internship will need to commence as soon as possible (deadline 2nd January 2023 at the latest)

SME applications are open now and will be accepted on a rolling basis up to 13th November 2022. Funding will be prioritised for businesses that are recruiting an intern to support with the research or development of new products or services to the business/market.

Application process:

Please email Donna Carr (DICE Project Manager) at for more information and an application pack

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