Careers Service

Edinburgh Award

The Careers Service runs a number of versions of the Edinburgh Award. Aiming to help you learn to excel, increase your impact and stand out from the crowd.


Work Experience (Semester)

You can get recognition from the University for your part-time work by participating in the Edinburgh Award (Work Experience).

Summer Work Experience and Volunteering

Will you be working or volunteering anywhere in the world over the summer? If so you may well be eligible to apply for the Edinburgh Award (Work Experience and Volunteering) Summer programme. Applications open in early 2018.


You can gain an Edinburgh Award by participating in the University’s summer internship programme - Employ.ed on Campus. Applications open in early 2018.


Find out about the Edinburgh Award (Media) including what you need to do to take part and how to apply. Applications open early Semester 1.


The Edinburgh Award (Enterprise) is for students who are developing an idea for a social enterprise or commercial start-up. Full for 2017-18 - Applications will open again next year.

Related Links

The Edinburgh Award (further information from the University's Edinburgh Award Team)