Skills Development Scotland Internship Scheme
Project starting Autumn 2023
Application Deadline: Friday 1st September 2023 at 12pm
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is Scotland’s national skills body. SDS contributes to Scotland’s sustainable economic growth by supporting people and businesses to develop and apply their skills, and works with partners to provide services that deliver the very best outcomes for Scotland’s people, businesses and the economy.
The SDS Evaluation and Research team provides high quality, robust evidence and insight to support SDS in meeting its goals in relation to equality, diversity and inclusion. This includes research on the careers, service; apprenticeships programmes; support for employers; and SDS as an organisation. The aim of this internship is to support SDS to design creative outputs and visualisations on the career pathways of young people.
This placement will provide:
- An opportunity to work in a fast paced, innovative working environment;
- The potential to influence and guide future practice within a national public sector organisation;
- Practical, hands-on experience of working with stakeholders in a public sector environment.
Full details of the internship opportunity can be found below.
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