At the Internship Hub our students start and finish their internships at various stages throughout the year. That being said, we know summer is a bit of a peak for us in terms of lots of students taking part in work experience during their time off. With this in mind, we thought we’d share some … Continue reading An intern’s guide to internship success
Almost half of our roles last year were open to ‘any’ degree discipline, with many more open across a wide range of non-vocational courses in the College of Arts and Social Sciences in particular. What’s more, at least 60% of graduate jobs advertised in the UK are open to ‘any’ degree discipline. Given this, we … Continue reading The Internship Hub won’t limit you based on your degree subject, and you shouldn’t either!
Gender History Masters student Amanda Gavin interned with the Scottish Civic Trust this summer following the completion of her History undergraduate degree Working from the historic Tobacco Merchant’s House is any history graduate’s dream and it was certainly mine. When I found out I had been offered an internship with the Scottish Civic Trust I … Continue reading Intern insight: Delivering Doors Open Day
Final year English Literature student Julianne Smith has been working as a Marketing and Development intern Since July, I’ve been interning at Glasgow’s Leading Attractions. It is a part-time role of approximately 10 hours a week which I can work flexibly. I’m currently in my fourth year studying English Literature. I started applying for internships … Continue reading Intern insight: Marketing for “Glasgow’s Leading Attractions”
Third year French and Spanish student Amy Shimmin is currently interning on-campus with the English for Academic Study department. Since May, I’ve been one of nine Social Programme Interns for the University’s English for Academic Study department. Along with permanent staff, we run the social programme for students, giving them the opportunity to learn about … Continue reading Intern insight: A week in the life of an EAS Social Programme Intern
IH Intern and recent MSci Computing Science graduate Tom Wallis is currently interning with OBASHI Technology "OBASHI — the company I’ve spent my summer with as a software engineer doing feasibility testing — are currently working out the different technologies they’ll require for a new product. Today, the CTO put a diagram on the office … Continue reading Intern Insight: A crash course on feasibility testing with OBASHI
The IH has been supporting GUEST to recruit paid student interns for a number of years now. This year's GUEST Coordinators Callum, Lucy and Kate were from a range of year groups across the Colleges of Arts and Social Sciences. Working for the Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST) is the best job you could … Continue reading Intern insight: Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team (GUEST)
IH intern, Craig Rintoul has been interning with JK Environmental in Conshohocken, just outside Philadelphia, for the past two months. Craig will be returning home soon to start his 4th year at UofG studying Chemistry. Interning with JKE really has been a crash course in environmental engineering and East Coast American geology! My responsibilities vary from … Continue reading Intern insight: Living and working in America!
For this week’s Tuesday Top Tip, we’re handing the reins over to Hannah Henderson, a fourth year student studying Politics. Hannah is currently undertaking a paid on-campus internship with the College of Social Science Employability team as their Social Media Intern. Here are her Top Five Tips on applying for internships (and jobs). Thanks Hannah! … Continue reading Intern Insights… into Tuesday Top Tips