Category Archives: Internships

Information about current opportunities, changes in the world of internships and insights from students who have completed internships.

Work Experience for international postgraduate students

You’re currently studying for your master’s degree and on a tier 4 visa, you’d like to gain some UK work experience before returning home as you know that international experience will look great on your CV? However, the internships you’ve … Continue reading

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Intern Insight: Community outreach creates an enlightened future from the lessons of the past

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 … Continue reading

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Intern Insight: A medical history of Glasgow uncovered

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 … Continue reading

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5 reasons why working for an SME could get your career off to a flying start

If you have not considered working for a Small or Medium Sized Enterprise (SME) this might just change your mind. From your school days right the way through university everyone tells you that you should want to work for a … Continue reading

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Intern Insight: The appliance of science

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 … Continue reading

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Intern insight: Delivering Doors Open Day

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 … Continue reading

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Be SMART and make the most of your internship

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 … Continue reading

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Intern Insights: Lewis writes his way to a new career

  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. … Continue reading

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Intern Insight: Nathan introduces Brett Nicholls Associates to the digital age

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 … Continue reading

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Intern insight: Living and working in America!

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 … Continue reading

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Intern Insight: Sailing towards a bright future

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 … Continue reading

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Intern Insight: Marketing, Apps and Ping-Pong!

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 … Continue reading

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Intern Insights… into Tuesday Top Tips 

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 … Continue reading

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Club 21’s Top Tips of 2014

So here we are…. our first Club 21 blog entry! We’re looking forward to bringing you many more 2015, including some posts from our talented interns. Speaking of firsts, this November saw the launch of our new Club 21 Tuesday … Continue reading

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