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LJMU Graduate Futures

The Graduate Futures programme provides 1 to 1 business support identifying the business needs and matching those with the correct solution.

SMEs with annual turnover of less than 50m euros can access LJMU talent through 2 routes:


Student Internships

Helps companies solve a particular problem in a short term 140-hour project, with LJMU covering 100% of recruitment and salary costs.


Graduate Placements

Companies can employ a recent LJMU graduate to work within their business and start their career journey. LJMU cover 50% of recruitment and salary costs.


LJMU Graduate Futures is a £2.4m project funded through the European Social Fund, providing opportunities to increase graduate retention through collaboration, joint-working and knowledge transfer partnerships across the Liverpool City Region eco-system.

Our project works hand-in-hand with SMEs (under 250 employees with an annual turnover under 50m euros) to deliver funding solutions by talent matching them to our students and graduates.

How it works

If you are an SME operating in the Liverpool City Region you can find out more and book an appointment to speak with us.

For student and graduate opportunities, you can find out more and book to join one of our events.

To find out more contact, visit the website here or contact