Search

East Thames on the hunt for budding graduates as scheme launches

PUBLISHED: 17:29 03 June 2014

Polyhymnia Bradshaw, 26, who is currently on the specialised development graduate scheme

Polyhymnia Bradshaw, 26, who is currently on the specialised development graduate scheme

Archant

East Thames is on the hunt for two ambitious and driven youngsters to take part in their graduate programme which launches tomorrow.

Those selected will join the work experience programme in September and will have the chance to work across a range of teams in one of East London’s biggest housing associations.

The scheme provides valuable first-hand experience and runs specialised programmes for graduates looking to start a career in development.

Polyhymnia Bradshaw, 26, is currently taking part in the specialised development graduate scheme, where her degree in Geography and Urban Regional Planning and an MSC in International Town Planning are proving useful.

She said the scheme is very “rewarding” and explained: “You have the opportunity to use your existing skills and contribute to the team effort just as much as a permanent employee.”

She added: “I definitely feel like I am receiving good support from other members of my team and it’s great to have the chance to take every training opportunity going.

“If you have a keen interest in something you are encouraged to go further with it.”

Polyhymnia has had the opportunity to rotate round several areas within the department including strategy, regeneration and development.

East Thames has been offering the programme for three years in partnership with Tower Hamlets, opening up opportunities right across the business in areas such as procurement and property management.

The closing date for online applications is June 29, 2014.

For more information on how you can apply for the graduate scheme, call 020 8522 2000 or email info@east-thames.co.uk.

Latest East London News Stories

The mayor of Tower Hamlets recognised people who’ve been trained to tackle discrimination.

Yesterday, 17:14

It might have a twitter account dedicated to parodying its daily delays, but c2c has been named the best train operator in the country at a prestigious rail industry awards night.

Yesterday, 15:55

Four-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah took to the track with Isle of Dogs pupils as part of the Daily Mile initiative.

Yesterday, 14:48

A Dagenham man who stalked a woman he met on a website for Catholic singles after going on four dates with her has been given a suspended jail sentence.

Yesterday, 14:00

Calls have been made for the resignation of a councillor who has been suspended by the Labour Party for sharing anti-Semitic posts online.

Yesterday, 13:00

Two thieves who triggered a high-speed police chase through London after snatching mobile phones and speeding away on a stolen moped have each been sentenced to more than two years behind bars.

Yesterday, 10:00

An anti-racist protest has been organised after an Asian teenager was beaten and had her headscarf grabbed in an attack in Bethnal Green.

Yesterday, 07:00

Tower Hamlets has one of the highest levels of obesity among Year 6 pupils in England, with more than four in 10 an unhealthy weight.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Are you a landlord looking for a fixed rental income, paid whether the property is empty or not? Steve Westley, general manager at estate agents Elliot Leigh, explains their Guaranteed Rent Scheme and how it takes the stress out of letting your property.

Newsletter Sign Up

East London Advertiser twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read news

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Docklands and East London Advertiser
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now