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Opportunities for young people

Opportunities for young people to get involved with our work.

This page lists opportunities available for young people to work at the Institute.

Please note that undergraduate research placements are arranged at the discretion of individual group leaders at the Roslin Institute, so please visit our contacts page to identify a scientist with whom you’d like to work and contact them directly.

Science Insights

Three school students around a microscope
An exciting work experience programme designed to give fifth year high school pupils a real insight into the work and life of research scientists.


Group of school pupils watching a demonstration
We are investing in a series of modern apprenticeships across the Institute and the wider Campus.

Career Ready

Two Career Ready interns in the workplace
A UK-wide charity linking employers with schools and colleges to open up the world of work to young people.

Employ.ed on Campus

Career Ready intern and an Employ.ed intern standing with some sheep
Opportunities for second, third or penultimate year Edinburgh undergraduates to work in the Institute during the summer vacation.