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Placement Schemes

Creative Fuse North East offers funding and recruitment assistance with several student and graduate placement schemes for your organisation.

Creative Fuse Placements Programme

Short-term placements with graduate and postgraduate students to help your organisation develop its innovation capacity and expertise. Projects will be of strategic value to your business e.g. developing new products, accessing new markets, or developing new working practices. Placements will last between 4 and 12 weeks. This programme is led by the University of Sunderland Team.

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Hothouse Programme

Placing emerging undergraduate talent within ‘real-world’ scenarios. A student team will work to your project brief, supported and overseen by University of Sunderland academics. Placements typically last around 5-10 days, for fast-response ‘task and finish’ projects.

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 Smaller Scale or Specialist Placements

These placement opportunities are offered as part of wider Creative Fuse Business Innovation Support programmes. To find out more about these opportunities as they arise, sign up to our Opportunities Database mailing list. These schemes may include:

Artists Innovation Placement Programme

Creative and Cultural Management Mini-KTPs

Creative Connections Placement Scheme