Under the Learning Waves Journalism Graduate Programme students will be paid in the following way :
A total of €800 per month will be paid to the graduate.
€540 of this will be supported by Learning Waves
€260 of this will be covered by the station
The full amount will be paid by the station who is hosting the graduate for the 5 months with Learning Waves paying the station €540 per month upon receipt of invoice from the station. Full and transparent records of graduate payments will be required by Learning Waves on a monthly basis from the host station
Over the 5 month period, Learning Waves will contribute €2,700 towards the cost of the salary for the graduate and the station will contribute €1,300 towards the cost of the salary for the graduate
Any PAYE/PRSI costs will be incurred by the host station for the duration of the programme
The host station will cover graduates expenses to attend Learning Waves training courses if required
The host station will cover any mileage or travel expenses incurred by the graduate during the course of the programme where this relates to the work for the station.
Full payment terms will be written and agreed with Learning Waves, the graduate and the station on commencement of the programme