Graduate Experience Employment Programme 2016-17

Now in its fifth year, the scheme continues to flourish and gives graduates the chance to work in our Council on a key project which actively contributes to our business objectives.

The programme contributes to a key council priority, building the local economy. We offer meaningful employment for 8 months which gives graduates the opportunity to gain knowledge and experience in a real working environment.

View a short video with information on the placements available this year

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 many graduate places are available?

For the 2016/17 Graduate Programme, there are 10 placements being advertised across various services in our Council.

How do I apply?

Applications for a place on the Programme should be made through myjobscotland.  Details are available for the 10 graduate projects and you are asked to identify the 3 you are most interested in.

Apply for the graduate programme

Closing date for applications is Friday 13th May


Graduate Programme Co-ordinator

030 33 33 3003