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RISE up: the Sheffield graduate scheme stopping a city brain drain

Sheffield council’s groundbreaking jobs scheme has kept graduates in the city, with more than 100 now in high-skilled jobs with smaller employers. After a pilot launched with 50 internships in 2013, more than 40 went on to permanent jobs. “RISE Sheffield” became a fully-fledged scheme last year and so far, 130 graduates have won placements.

Full article found here: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/apr/13/rise-up-sheffield-graduate-scheme-stopping-city-brain-drain