Edinburgh Airport launches internship programme with paid opportunities for students

17th March 2023

A number of different intern roles are open across the airport campus.

Six paid opportunities for young people are being created this summer as Edinburgh Airport launches its own internship programme.

Students currently in college or university education, and interested in working at the airport, are being invited to apply for a number of different intern roles across the campus as the airport continues to invest in its future and that of young people.

Opportunities are being advertised from today with roles available in Communications, Finance, Engineering, Software Engineering, Capital Projects and Customer Support.

Internships will each run for a period of 10 to 12 weeks, starting in June. These are full-time roles and successful candidates will be paid the real living wage for the duration.

The airport is keen to invite applications from students who have broken down barriers and are the first in their family to embark on full-time education, are care experienced, have refugee or asylum seeker status, or identifies as being from an under-represented background.

Throughout the internship they will benefit from:

  • Experience of working in the airport environment, with support from a line manager
  • Access to training tailored to the role and team they’re working within
  • Opportunity to network with other teams across the campus
  • Chance to deliver a presentation on their internship journey to the airport’s executive team
  • The potential to stay on part-time after summer

Gillian Pollock, Director of People and Planning at Edinburgh Airport, said:

“There are few better ways to attract early talent than through internships, and we’re really looking forward to welcoming six enthusiastic, talented interns to the airport this summer.

“By introducing our own programme we can widen the talent pool we have and hopefully reach people who are looking for an exciting opportunity in a fast paced environment like the airport.”

Anyone interested in finding out more about the internship programme can attend an information session at Edinburgh College, West Granton Road, on Monday.

The launch of this internship programme comes as Edinburgh Airport also begins recruiting for a new Graduate Analyst position. The successful candidate will spend time working with three different teams across the business throughout a 30-month programme.

Find out more about these roles by visiting the Edinburgh Airport careers website.

All intern roles are now live on the Edinburgh Airport careers website which you can visit here.

Anyone interested in finding out more can register to attend an information session at Edinburgh College, West Granton Road, on Monday, March 20 from 1300.

Register here: Edinburgh Airport Internship Information Session Tickets, Mon 20 Mar 2023 at 13:00 | Eventbrite

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