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All SGSSS internships are paid positions (commensurate with Research Council doctoral stipend levels) and are normally full time, although part time working can be considered. You will pause your PhD work for the duration of the internship and will receive an extension at the end of your research period.

Blake Stevenson, a small research and insights company based in Edinburgh, are inviting expressions of interest from PhD students interested in engaging with an area of their dementia research work. This is a unique chance for a researcher to build confidence and experience of undertaking qualitative and quantitative research outside of academia with a well-established business that has a reputation for quality working across the public and third sector in Scotland. The researcher will have the opportunity to identify and refine the exact focus of the work, and will work in partnership with policy makers and practitioners involved in delivering dementia practice and policy, and people affected by dementia, while gaining experience of the world of work in a SME.
Deadline for expressions of interest: 25 October 2019

Innovation Internships are student-led projects designed to initiate new collaborations or enhance existing relationships with business or industry partners, giving researchers the opportunity to work on projects aligned with the Industrial Strategy. Opportunities offered through this scheme aim to enhance understanding in industry of what social science research can offer to their business and enhance employability through the development transferable skills for our researchers. 
Deadline: 6 January