Graduate Stories

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.

Jackie Farr

Communications Intern, Mary's Meals

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...

Rachel Wilson

Studio Assistant Intern, Isolated Heroes

Isla Burns: Scottish Government Intern

Having graduated with a degree in International Relations in 2013, the only office experience I had managed to accumulate throughout my degree involved filing, photocopying and making teas and coffees. I therefore approached my Scottish Government internship, organised through Adopt an Intern, with a degree of trepidation, wondering what my...

Abbey Pennington

Research Assistant Intern, Omega Product Development

Julie McLachlan

Business Legacy Intern, The Scottish Government

Penny Burns

Marketing Intern, Firefly

Rebecca Campbell

Strategic Development Intern, The Scottish Government

Tom Forster

Logistics and Operations, Rolls Royce

Johanna Kettunen

Business Constitutional Reform Intern, The Scottish Government

Emily Cook

HR and Recruitment, 
Euro London Appointments

Daniel Jones

Commonwealth Games Legacy Intern, The Scottish Government

Verity Davis

Catalogue Designer and Marketing Intern, Kirsteen Stewart Designs

Marianne Gallagher

PR and Social Media Intern, Muckle Media

Artemis Neofytou

IT Coordinator, Klik2Learn

Calum Frier

Marketing and PR Officer, Men's Health Forum Scotland

Emma Gilliland

Curatorial Research Intern, Timespan