Question No. 95 Ref: 28921/11
To the Minister for Social Protection
To ask the Minister for Social Protection the uptake of positions advertised on the jobbridge scheme by members of the public to date; and the number of companies signed up to be included on the jobbridge scheme.
– Anthony Lawlor.
* For WRITTEN answer on Wednesday, 12th October, 2011.
Ref No: 28921/11
Minister for Social Protection (Joan Burton T.D.)
As of the 4th October 2011, just over 2,800 organisations have advertised internship opportunities under the JobBridge scheme. Since the start of the JobBridge scheme just over 5,600 internship opportunities have been available.
In relation to the number of participants on the JobBridge scheme, the latest figures show that a total of 1,769 individuals have commenced an internship under the scheme.