Careers Service

Employ.ed Internships Programme

The University runs a series of supported internships programmes, designed for different students and employer audiences. Our dedicated Internships and Work Experience Team are experts in student employment and internships and can advise you on the best way to recruit interns.

Employ.ed in an SME

The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Santander Universities UK, offer match funding and recruitment support for 8 weeks full time and part time internships in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).

Employ.ed for PhDs

This programme gives your organisation access to high-level research and analytical skills, as well as knowledge and skills relating to your industry. These part-time paid internships are designed to fit around students’ research commitments.

Insights Programme

The Insights Programme offers students the chance to benefit from alumni sharing their knowledge and experience of job sectors and workplaces.   

Guide to Internships

This guide is intended to support organisations that want to hire an intern from the University of Edinburgh. We have summarised key points from frequently asked questions and from feedback from former interns.
  • Information for University staff looking to recruit a PhD student

       Employ.ed for PhDs 

  • Information for University staff looking to recruit an undergraduate during the summer

       Employ.ed on Campus