The Sentinus IT Bursary Placement Programme is an annual programme which provides lower sixth students with a great opportunity to work in professional IT work environment for 4 weeks over the Summer holiday period. Students are expected to work on projects which contribute to the work of the company/organisation. The programme is aimed at students who are interested in a career in IT for example programming, software testing, hardware engineering, product design, web development/design or other role.
Successful students will be matched to placements which best suits their skills, knowledge, experience and interests to gain maximum outputs from participating on the programme.
Sentinus will work with successful students to find a project provider in a suitable location/area. A small bursary is awarded to students who are offered placements on the programme.
Further guidance and eligibility criteria is available here – IT Bursary Flyer
To apply for a place on the programme please complete the application form below or for further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 028 9262 7755.
Full Bursary Information
If you are accepted on the scheme, you will receive a bursary of £80 per week. Travel expenses will not be reimbursed during this placement. The bursary will be paid for four weeks – if the students want to carry on their placement for longer, the additional weeks will not be paid. Students may take time off in the middle of their bursary subject to approval from their placement provider. All placements must be completed by the 31st August 2019
Successful applicants will undertake their placement with a local IT company / university. Students must complete a report (max 10 sides of A4) and a poster presentation. The students will display their work at a celebration day which will take place in October 2019. On completion of the placement, all reports should be sent to Sentinus by Friday 6th September 2019.