Internships provide 'real value' - Linda Urquhart OBE

"I'm absolutely clear that organisations need to draw on the broadest talent pool possible to achieve success. 

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Working on Wheels - Why Internships Work

Working on Wheels were the winners of the Adopt an Intern Outstanding Achievement Award 2015. Director, Neil Logan and one of their 8 interns, Rachel Hopkins share their experience of why internships have benefited them. 

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Muckle Media

Muckle Media, a creative PR and social media agency with offices in Edinburgh and Inverness, hosted Marianne Gallagher as an intern through Adopt an Intern during the company’s first year in business.

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Absolute Escapes

A positive solution to seasonal contracts: Absolute Escapes discover the benefit an intern can bring to a company working within the tourism industry.

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Adopt an Intern's First Ever Intern Tells His Story

Adopt an Intern’s first placement speaks ahead of inaugural awards.

Ahead of the inaugural Adopt an Intern Awards on 30 April 2015, Iain McDonald, the organisation’s first intern placement, has told of his experience of graduating from university and his subsequent search for employment.

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Optimo Music

Adopt an Intern met up with Keith from Optimo Music and his intern, Andrew Beltran who completed a 3-month paid internship as a graphic designer for the music label. 

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Intern Story: Why Interning Is My New First Choice

When I graduated from university in summer 2012 I was filled with excitement, shadowed by a hint of dread. With my degree behind me I was ready to start that big graduate job everyone talked about. Well, that was the theory at least. The reality wasn’t quite so easy.

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Sara Sheridan

Adopt an Intern met up with Sara Sheridan and her intern, Laura Waddell who completed a 3-month paid internship as a Literary Au-Pair. 

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Intern Story: An Interview with Jackie Farr

Adopt an Intern CEO, Joy Lewis, recently bumped into AAI Alumni, Jackie Farr who interned for Mary’s Meals in Malawi through AAI. Having not long finished her internship and now in a full-time permanent role with Malawi Partnership, Jackie took the time to answer a few questions about her time as an intern...

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Isolated Heroes

Adopt an Intern meet up with Isolated Heroes and their intern, Rachel Wilson who completed a 3-month paid internship as a Studio Assistant. 

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