Graduate Profile: Laura Griffin

"I have had an excellent experience with Adopt an Intern and very pleased with the internship they offered and hope to collaborate again with them in future!"

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Graduate Profile: Eilidh Rose McEwan

"I am particularly passionate about ensuring the Deaf community who use British Sign Language in Scotland achieve greater linguistic access to services such as education, healthcare and the justice system."

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Graduate Profile: Calum Redford

"This experience was made all the more enjoyable by the welcoming, friendly nature of the people both at Windswept and Adopt An Intern where their support allowed me to gain the most from the experience."

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Graduate Profile: Judith Duncan

"My internship has boosted my career in ways that I never thought possible."

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Graduate Profile: Russell McMahon

"The internship experience has helped me understand the professional side of the industry I would like to work in and provided me with some potentially useful contacts for the future. "

 

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Graduate Profile: Eleanor Hargrave

"I firmly believe that I would still be in the job I had when I was studying if I did not take the chance I did when I applied for my first internship. Even if the company cannot keep you once your internship has finished, the experience offered is beyond valuable!"

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Graduate Profile: Sine Birkedal Nielsen

"As Operations Assistant I quickly became an integral part of the team."

 

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Graduate Profile: Ellen Macdonald

"I feel Adopt an Intern have really supported me throughout my internship. The staff are all very friendly & super approachable if any problem should arise. I really appreciate the opportunities Adopt An Intern have given me, and will continue to recommend the organisation to my peers."

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Graduate Profile: Thomas Younger

"Through Adopt an Intern, I have been able to work with a small NGO, which otherwise would not have had the resources to take me on. From the application process, which was swift and straightforward, to the internship itself, I have learnt a great deal in a short time. I have worked with some inspiring people who have extensive experience in a field to which I am relatively new. I have had a wholly positive experience of Adopt an Intern. I am grateful for this opportunity and hope others can benefit similarly."

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Graduate Profile: Colin Adam

"I’d advise recent graduates to look at paid internships as an alternative to traditional graduate schemes. Being able to express your creativity and your learning can be a lot more satisfying than being swallowed up in a large organisation (or by a large application form). There are many startups, small businesses, charities and nonprofits who require the help of a good graduate and the chances are your job satisfaction will be much higher there. Own your projects. The energy spent on office politics and in long meetings is better spent elsewhere. Create products that help people and seek meaning above... READ MORE