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Graduate to Export programme

Talent and Skills

Access to Markets

Key sectors

Impact ventures / Social Impact Life Sciences & Biotech Building & Construction Manufacturing / Advanced Manufacturing Creative, digital, film, games & media Professional services Defence & security Technology & Communications Engineering / Advanced Engineering Transport & Logistics Environmental Science & Technology Farming, fisheries & forestry Finance Food & drink Healthcare

Graduate to Export programme gives financial support – up to the value of £18,000 – to help businesses recruit graduates who will spend 18 months embedded with the business. Graduates spend six months in Northern Ireland familiarising themselves with the business before moving to an export market for up to 12 months to complete a market research project aligned to the company’s strategic plan. The programme, now in its third cohort, is fully funded by Invest NI and delivered by Ulster University and the Institute of Export.

Graduate to Export programme website