Once you have submitted your application to the Internship Hub, it is firstly reviewed by one of the Internship Hub Managers as part of an initial shortlisting process. The applications that are shortlisted are then passed to the employer for them to review and decide who they would like to interview. Many applications are technically … Continue reading The Internship Hub application: acceptable vs. exceptional
Penultimate year English Literature and History student, Kirsty is enjoying gaining valuable experience with Northlight Heritage. My internship experience at Northlight Heritage so far has been incredible. Right from the start I was treated like a member of the team and was encouraged to get involved in many different aspects of the project ‘Diggin In’. … Continue reading Intern Insight: Community outreach creates an enlightened future from the lessons of the past
Recent IH Intern and English Literature Graduate, Molly spent her final year interning with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and gained a valuable insight into the world of Archives. Undertaking an internship at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow was an excellent opportunity, providing a fascinating insight into … Continue reading Intern Insight: A medical history of Glasgow uncovered
IH Intern and final year Chemistry student, Amy had the chance to apply the theory gained in her studies into a practical setting in her summer internship. I’m currently a fourth year chemistry student and I found my science-based summer internship with Biofilm through the university’s Internship Hub. During my internship, I was given the … Continue reading Intern Insight: The appliance of science
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”
You’ve managed to secure an internship, work experience or volunteering opportunity congratulations! While you’re figuring out what you might wear on your first day and where the good spots for lunch are, take some time to consider what you want to get out of this experience and set yourself some SMART goals. BEGIN WITH THE … Continue reading Be SMART and make the most of your internship
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
IH Intern and recent graduate, Lewis Barrack is halfway through his internship with Glasgow-based copywriting agency, Copylab. I’ve just finished my 4th full week of my internship at Copylab in Glasgow, and so far, the experience has been excellent. Coming in on the first week was a mixture of nerves and excitement; I was … Continue reading Intern Insights: Lewis writes his way to a new career
IH intern, Nathan Stilwell is spending his summer as a Marketing & Digital Content Intern with Brett Nicholls Associates. I’m close to half way through my internship with Brett Nicholls Associates and it's going great. They are a brilliant and small family accounting company that specialises in the Third Sector. Launching their social media has … Continue reading Intern Insight: Nathan introduces Brett Nicholls Associates to the digital age
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!
IH intern, Madeleine Fleming is enjoying her time with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland where she is involved in marketing, events and fundraising. I am now halfway through my internship with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, and I’m loving it! I’ve always known I want to work in the Third Sector so when I saw this opportunity with … Continue reading Intern Insight: Sailing towards a bright future
IH intern, Augustijn van Gaalen has been able to combine his love of social media, sport and Ping-Pong in his internship with Glasgow-based start-up, Find a Player. I’m currently a month into my internship with Find a Player. It’s been really interesting so far and I’d definitely recommend an internship to all students and even those … Continue reading Intern Insight: Marketing, Apps and Ping-Pong!
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