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PGR Internships

PGR Opportunities Hub Internships

The PGR Opportunities Hub offers a range of internship opportunities to our postgraduate research students. These internships are paid, part-time opportunities hosted by academics and professional services staff across the College of Social Sciences. 

The internships provide relevant workplace experience whilst supporting our students to develop a range of key transferable skills, in line with Domains B & D of the Researcher Development Framework

All current PGR internship positions are advertised via the Internship Hub

You can subscribe to the Internship Hub's weekly alerts to keep updated about new opportunities. 

Our internships are generally located within specific schools, however they are open to applications from any postgraduate research students from the College of Social Sciences. 

If the RSS feed below is blank, there are currently no PGR Opportunities organized internships available. However, there may be other opportunities available across the University via the Internship Hub

Please contact the College Employability Officer if you are a student or staff member and have any questions about PGR Internships in the College of Social Sciences. 

Approved Internships 2023/2024

The following PGR Internships have been approved for recruitment for the academic year 2023-24. For further details and to apply please use the links on this page to view current Internship Hub opportunities and to sign up for weekly internship alerts: 

Project Title School
Research Funding Analyst Social & Political Sciences
Authentic Leadership in Learning and Teaching - Academic Workshop Development Adam Smith Business School
Research and Events Intern Social & Political Sciences
Digital Skill Development for Social Sciences Social & Political Sciences
Internationalisation Intern Adam Smith Business School
UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts – Spring School Intern  Education
TESOL Graduate Award Internship Modern Languages & Cultures
Worthwhile Wardrobe: Charity Rental Stock Generation Adam Smith Business School
Worthwhile Wardrobe: Website and Social Media Management Adam Smith Business School
Social Media Intern for Innovations in Education and Teaching International (IETI) Journal  Education
Social Media Intern for the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) SIG 24 – Researcher Education and Careers Education
Online network Intern-Social justice strand - Stakeholder Engagement Education
Online network Intern-Social justice strand -  Conference Organisation Education
School of Law Employability Intern Law
Communicating alumni journeys and the work of the Urban Big Data Centre Social & Political Sciences
Knowledge Exchange & Policy Intern - CaCHE & CIH Social & Political Sciences
Knowledge Exchange & Policy Intern - CaCHE Black History Month Social & Political Sciences
Public engagement Coordinator for the Welcoming Languages Project Workshop Education
Publishing Assistant: Teaching Tools for Cuban History  Social & Political Sciences
Communication Strategy and Network Development Intern x 3 Adam Smith Business School
Decolonisation through Archives Podcast & Archive Fellow Social & Political Sciences
Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) Development Assistant Education
Reading Clinic Programme Administrator Education
Dissemination and Public Engagement Intern  Education
LINEs – Development and Curation of the LINEs Open Resource on teacher development in refugee settings  Education
Public Engagement in Schools and Just Transition Intern Social & Political Sciences
Online network Intern - Network administration Education
Online network Intern - Conference organisation  Education
Project Assistant, “Devolution @ 25”, Centre for Public Policy College of Social Sciences
Equality and Diversity Intern Adam Smith Business School
PeaceEdChat Podcast. (Re-)imagining just peace Education

Important notes for applying for PGR Internships

  • All interns must be fully registered on a College of Social Sciences PGR programme
  • Students on suspension of study, leave of absence, or research furth are not eligible for any internship position
  • Any changes to student status must be reported immediately to the internship supervisor and Graduate School.
  • Students should only apply for an internship position if they have the relevant working permission in place for the duration of the internship project.
  • It is the responsibility of the internship supervisor to ensure working permissions are valid for the duration of the project before a student can be considered for the post.
  • All interns must ensure they comply with their working permission limitations.
  • All work on internship projects must be carried out within the UK. In the case of interns holding a Tier 4 visa, all work must be carried out within Glasgow.
  • No intern should begin work on their project until they have been issued with a contract and have had their working permissions and ID checked by HR.