Gain eight to twelve weeks paid work experience to enhance your CV by working in businesses and social enterprises in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. You will attend a two day residential training course on personal development and employment skills. There will also be an opportunity to present your project at a finals day.
What do students say about the summer placement programme?
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Where? In private businesses and social enterprises in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
When? Eight to twelve weeks between June and August
Who? Open to all current undergraduate students
What do I get out of it? Paid work experience and a two day residential training course on personal development and employment skills
Who can apply?
The summer placements are open to all current students who:
- Are studying on a undergraduate course at a UK university, having completed at least the first year of studies
- Or have completed an HNC or HND and intend to continue studying
- Or have completed an undergraduate degree and intend to continue studying at postgraduate level (Masters, PhD)
If you meet these criteria, have the skills for the job and can work full time for eight to twelve weeks, you can apply
Please note that recent graduates or postgraduates are not eligible to apply.
Example summer placement projects
All student placement projects are innovative and will provide you with valuable work experience before you graduate. The projects cross a range of disciplines and will make a difference to the organisation. Here a few examples:
- Marketing, market research, social media
- Engineering, technology development
- IT, e-business, website development
- Business development
How do I apply?
Visit our vacancies page to view and apply for summer placement opportunities
To keep up to date with new vacancies that are advertised every few weeks from March, please follow us on facebook and Twitter @summerplacement.
If you have any questions about the Summer Placement Programme email email@example.com or phone 01463 244 488.
The programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.