Careers Service

Employ.ed internships

The Careers Service, in collaboration with a number of partners, offers four different structured internship programmes. Find the programme that fits you.

Employ.ed on Campus

Are you a second, third or penultimate year undergraduate at Edinburgh? Do you want to gain valuable paid work experience on campus during the summer?

Employ.ed in an SME

The Santander Universities SME Internship programme offers 10 week full time or part time internships within small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to final-year undergraduates, postgraduate students or recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh (2 years after graduation).

Employ.ed for PhDs

Find out more about the Employ.ed for PhDs internship programme.

Employ.ed 3rd Sector

Employ.ed 3rd Sector provides funded work experiences in the third sector.

Key internship programme statistics from 2015*

  • 94% of students said the internship met their expectations
  • 97% of interns would recommend the scheme to a friend
  • 96% of internship hosts would recruit via the scheme in the future

*Statistics taken from individuals who completed programme evaluations in 2015.