Employer: Skills Development Scotland (SDS)
Contract: Full-time or Part-time
Salary: £20,324 per year, which equates to £3,127 for the 8 weeks.
Closing Date: 23/05/21
At SDS we are ambitious about equality, diversity, and inclusion. If you've got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage candidates who are disabled, from a minority ethnic community and those who are care experienced, due to under-representation in our workforce. We are a Stonewall Top 100, Stonewall Top Trans, Disability Confident, and Carer Positive employer. We also hold the Investors in Young People Gold Award.
We have 3 different paid summer internship opportunities which will take place between July 5th – August 27th, 2021.
To apply you must be available to work from 5th July to 27th August 2021. You must be at the end of your 3rd year in your undergraduate degree and be anticipating a pass. Applications are welcomed from all degree disciplines; however a related subject would be advantageous.
These opportunities are open to care experienced undergraduates only.
This is an 8-week paid work experience programme. You will be paid £20,324 per year, which equates to £3,127 for 8 weeks.
Due to the ongoing COVID pandemic all employees are working from home. SDS will provide the necessary kit to ensure you are able to work effectively.
Our working week is 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, however we will consider flexible working patterns from 17.5 hours to 35 hours per week. Your salary will be reduced pro rata if you work less than 35 hours per week.
About Our Summer Internship Programme
This programme offers a fantastic opportunity for you to gain relevant experience in a working environment and apply and build on the knowledge & skills you have gained at university.
From your first day you will be an integral part of the team you join. Supported by your mentor and line manager, you’ll have a clearly defined role and responsibilities. You’ll receive on the job training and complete learning to enhance your knowledge and skills.
You’ll participate in a personal development programme designed to enhance the soft skills required to succeed in the world of work. You’ll attend a series of workshops including communication skills, managing yourself, and employability. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet with other employees on the young talent programme and meet with a Careers Adviser to discuss your future career aspirations.
This programme offers you first-hand experience of SDS as a supportive employer and successful candidates will be offered a guaranteed interview for our graduate internship programme in 2022.
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