Graduate skills for International Growth | EEF

Graduate skills for international growth

This event will help you access the global graduate market to source engineering graduates with the local knowledge to support your international growth plans.

With exporting and international growth a key strategy for many UK manufacturers we are partnering with TWIN to help members access overseas engineering graduates, giving you graduate level skills with the local language and knowledge of key export markets.

TWIN are a one of a few companies  awarded a Tier 5 Government Authorised Exchange Sponsor Licence, giving them the capability to source potential candidates, arrange interviews and secure the relevant documentation for your new engineer  to legally work in the UK.

This event will tell you how TWIN can support you to recruit a graduate for a 12 month internship support your export growth strategy, also providing a support package for you and the individual to ensure compliance with UK immigration authorities’ needs and more.

Who should attend?

  • Operations
  • MDs

Why attend?

  • Understand the legal environment for recruiting non-EU graduates
  • Understand the value a non-EU graduate can deliver in support of entry into new global markets
  • Be able to source  and obtain the necessary documentation for an overseas graduate for a 12 month internship


Slight variations to timings may apply – please see joining instructions

5.00pm Registration and networking

5.30pm Welcome and introduction

5.50pm The International Graduate Internship Scheme:

  • Government Policy and Industry Drivers
  • Tier 5 – headline description and Twin’s part in the scheme 
  • Compliance
  • The Twin Tier 5 package for companies: The Twin package ensures the right candidates, helps companies with compliance and provides a support package to  help companies get the most benefit with minimal management “overhead” on their part 
  • Example candidates
  • How to get  involved without commitment – simple “getting started” guidance

6.30pm Q&A 

7.00pm close

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