“Will the internships program help young people get jobs?” The Herald Sun

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    There are many different reasons why a young person might not end up securing a job.

    Even having a university degree doesn’t mean you will necessarily find work straight away. In fact, it takes a young person, on average, 4.7 years to find fulltime employment after graduating.

    During this year’s Budget, the government set out its plan for tackling youth unemployment. It said it would offer six-week paid internships to those who have been looking for work for at least six months. But will the approach actually work?

    Period10 May 2016

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    • Labour market, youth, jobs, internships