Placement Impact: Presenting to policymakers

Developing the evidence base on childcare (for children aged 9 months to 11 years)

Scottish Government has committed to better understanding and testing how to deliver high-quality, local, affordable and accessible childcare for children aged 9 months to the end of primary school, which supports family wellbeing and employment and helps lift families out of poverty. We are working to build our evidence base in this area and are …

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Engaging with fishers in decision making processes: A review of international approaches to regional and local inshore fisheries management

The Marine Directorate’s inshore fisheries policy team seeks an intern to conduct an international literature review of approaches to regional and local fisheries co-management in inshore fisheries sectors and approaches to include fisher voices in decision making. This review will draw together learning, strengths and weaknesses on regional and local co-management approaches being used in …

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Reactive project in support of Drugs Policy and the National Mission on Drugs

SGSSS internships present invaluable opportunities for analytical outputs to be produced that are reactive and supportive to rapidly changing policy needs. As such, the outputs of these internships are likely to be of great relevance and value to the work of policy colleagues and present opportunity to have real impact on decision making. With this …

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Engaging with low-income families in place-based anti-poverty initiatives

Child poverty is the key government priority for the First Minister. The successful intern will work across the Poverty and Place-based Research Teams. These teams provide social research and analytical support on poverty policies, with a special focus on child poverty. This requires close engagement and collaboration with analytical and policy colleagues across Scottish Government. …

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