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Employer partnerships

At New College Durham we work hand in hand with local, regional and national employers from a wide rNCD Employer 1ange of sectors.

Our employer partnerships help us provide our students with work experience opportunities and insights into industry. We also involve employers in the design of our course content to make sure our programmes are relevant and meet industry needs.

Here’s how you could help mould the workforce of the future.

Offer work and industry placements
Could you provide a student with invaluable work experience?

Shape course design
We involve employers in the design of our course content to make sure our programmes are relevant and meet industry needs.

Provide site visits & guest speakers
Our students learn from the best in the business with key figures from industry as guest speakers, workshops from industry experts and visits.

Attractive benefits for employers

When you become one of our employer partners, your business can benefit in a range of different ways including:

  • Community development. Enhance your Corporate Social Responsibility strategy by helping upskill the local community.
  • Close skills gaps. Develop skills in young people that meets the needs of your industry.
  • Recruitment. Attract young people into your business sector.
  • Staff development. Engage and progress your current workforce.
  • Networking. Meet like-minded local and regional employers at networking events.
  • Brand promotion. We are proud of our employer partnerships and love to share our achievements through our social media channels and publicity materials.

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    We are always looking to work with exciting, innovative businesses who want to be a part of shaping the next generation.
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