JobBridge internships exceed 20,000, says Burton

More than 20,000 internships have now been taken up under the JobBridge scheme, according to Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton.

18th September, 2013
Joan Burton

More than 20,000 internships have now been taken up under the JobBridge scheme, according to Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton.

There are over 5,300 participants currently on an internship and over 2,000 internship posts are currently advertised on the [www.jobbridge.ie](http://www.jobbridge.ie/).

Three in five participants in JobBridge secure employment within five months of completing their internships, according to an independent evaluation of the scheme by Indecon Economic Consultants, which was published in...

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