Employ.ed on Campus
On-campus internships for undergraduates in 2nd, 3rd and penultimate years
We offer this structured internship programme, Employ.ed on Campus, in collaboration with a range of University of Edinburgh departments.
The programme is for 2nd, 3rd and penultimate year undergraduate students of any School.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, your internship may take place remotely rather than on campus. We have resources available to help you make the most of these high-quality work experiences.
Why should you apply?
gain paid work experience at the University
take part in activities designed to offer you structure and support, including an induction day, interim event and end of internship event
complete an Edinburgh Award where you will enhance your employability, develop your self-awareness by reflecting on your progress, and learn how to articulate your experience to future employers
I hugely enjoyed my work placement, I've grown a lot, overcome challenges and feel more confident in myself as a result. It has truly been an invaluable experience for me.
How to apply
Internships are advertised on the University’s student jobs portal. Most internships will be advertised in the period 8th February - mid March. Please note some internships may be advertised outside these dates so check the details on each advert, for example an internships might be advertised after the 8th Feb, or have a different closing date.
You need to upload a CV and Covering Letter for each internship you want to apply to. We recommend you apply to no more than 3. All opportunities close at 5pm UK time.
Interviews will be held in March and April with the host departments, and most internships will start on the 31st May.
Support with your application
Seen an internship you like? Check out the resources below to make it happen:
Support for your interview
Got an interview? Congratulations! Check out the resources below to make it happen:
The programme is for 2nd, 3rd and penultimate year undergraduate students of any School based in the UK. If you have done an Employ.ed on Campus internship before you are not eligible to apply again.
If you are studying on a distance learning course, or visiting the University on an exchange programme, you are not eligible to apply.