Placement Impact: Reporting to policymakers

Advanced analysis and insight from large-scale surveys using R.

We have an opportunity to join our SDS Evaluation and Research team, where we provide high-quality, robust evidence and insights to support the careers service and apprenticeship programs. As a PhD intern, you’ll be instrumental in projects that shape policy and drive continuous improvement. You’ll work on three key research projects: • Young People’s Career …

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Building the evidence base to inform development of a cruise ship levy policy

Interns will gain an insight to policy development and the use of evidence in the Scottish Government. Working as part of the multi-disciplinary Local Government Analytical Unit, the intern will be based in the Local Government and Reform research team, which provides social research support for a wide range of policy areas including local government, …

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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 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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