Tag Archives: skills

SHU launches funded internships

The university is giving local employers access to talented graduates to support their business this summer.

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has launched a funded internship programme for its graduates of 2020. The university is asking businesses in Sheffield City Region to take on an intern during summer to work remotely, giving them valuable experience as they enter an uncertain graduate job market. Companies can select either a fully funded internship for

SHU helps to train future tech team leaders

A new Masters Apprenticeship is preparing tech employees for team leadership roles.

Matt Durrant is an NHS Data Services Manager, based at Don Valley House in Sheffield. He enrolled on the new MSc Digital and Technology Solutions Specialist Masters Degree Apprenticeship at Sheffield Hallam University in September 2019. Having graduated just over eight years ago, Matt enjoyed having some time away from work to concentrate on studying

How can the region’s manufacturers keep up with new technologies?

Culture and skills are the biggest barriers to technology adoption, according to manufacturing and digital experts.

DMM is the AMRC’s campaign to connect our digital community to manufacturing businesses. The ‘Breakfast & Bytes’ session at Kollider in Sheffield, in partnership with Barclays Eagle Labs, focussed on how to upskill workforces and explained the funding available for the adoption of Industry 4.0, with presentations from software developer Razor, large-scale engineering company Tinsley

How to get hired in the tech sector

In this guest post from TribePad, we get some advice for jobseekers in the digital industries.

The digital sectors are growing and with new developments in technology each year, these industries are on the lookout for new talent. But how can you meet the requirements of employers and secure your perfect role in Sheffield’s tech sectors? Here’s some guidance we have put together based on our work in the recruitment and