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Applications invited for STEP programme

The organisers of the STEP scheme are recruiting for the 2012 programme.

STEP places undergraduates with small and medium sized companies, to work on specific projects for eight weeks during their summer break.

At the end of the summer they make a presentation and compete for the title of 'Most enterprising student'.

In 2011, students completed a range of projects from graphic design to a gender equality study.

Last year's most enterprising student award was won by Gemma Rodger for her outstanding historic building's project at the Department of Infrastructure.

Those taking part receive a tax and NI free training allowance of £210 a week.

Entry forms must be submitted by March 16, and are available through the Department of Economic Development's website at gov.im/ded/employment/stepscheme.xml

(Pictured: President of Tynwald Clare Christian and STEP participant Gemma Rodger).

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