Sgoil Cheumnaichean Saidheans Sòisealta na h-Alba

INTERNSHIPS - CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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.

The opportunity to research a critically important area of public policy and gain experience working in a high profile and successful public sector audit agency. This work will contribute to our understanding of and commentary on public sector leadership in Scotland.
Deadline 29 July

This internship will enable you to learn about quality improvement methodology, how evidence can inform the development of quality improvement work and how it is used in health and social care setting.
Deadline 29 July

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 29 July

This internship will see the successful candidate produce a mixed methods project that will feed directly into the SGSSS doctoral training strategy, and offers the potential to co-author a paper on the findings.
Deadline 29 July

There are internships available with social research, economist, statistician or mixed teams. All tend to work alongside each other in ‘Analytical Services Divisions’ in the Scottish Government. Apply for up to four opportunities and the option to be considered for the general analyst ‘pool’.
Deadline 29 July

Gain experience of working in a fast paced public policy development environment, and see your work being used in the real world.
Deadline 29 July

This is an opportunity to work on a project in collaboration with the Scottish Government and Scotland’s skills agencies; Skills Development Scotland and the Scottish Funding Council. This project aims to measure the impact of the post-16 education and skills system in Scotland. Applications are open for a PhD Intern to work specifically on measuring the Social Return on Investment (SROI) in Higher Education, Further Education and Apprenticeships. This is a unique opportunity to work with a range of organisations on this highly relevant policy issue.
Deadline 29 July

This internship offers the opportunity to lead research on a key area of participatory community research, and to produce outputs intended to influence policy and practice.
Deadline 29 July