Saltire Foundation

Apply for a Saltire Foundation Internship: help to create a more enterprising Scotland and connect with opportunities to learn from the best around the world.

Opportunity to develop the following Common Good Attributes
Active and global citizenship
Entrepreneurial mind-set
Responsible leadership
What’s involved?
GCU Careers Service supports students to apply for Saltire Foundation Internships, 8 week summer placements. Founded and nurtured by the GlobalScot network, the Saltire Foundation is a registered, independent Scottish charity whose mission is to find, fuel and spark the next generation of business leaders in Scotland. It is a non-political, not for profit organisation that is reliant on individuals who want to see a more enterprising Scotland.
How will participating in this activity/opportunity allow students to make a positive difference to the communities that we serve?
The Saltire Foundation exists to help Scotland prosper on the international stage. Together with Entrepreneurial Scotland, it aims to inspire and develop Scotland’s people to build the most entrepreneurial society in the world.
What are the benefits of taking part in this activity/opportunity for participating students?
The Saltire Foundation can help connect students with opportunities to learn from the best around the world. As a Saltire Scholar, students receive a year’s free membership of the Entrepreneurial Scotland Future Leaders network, broadening their own network and connecting them with the most entrepreneurial minds in Scotland. They can increase their employability skills, gain confidence, develop leadership skills and become Saltire Alumni.
Which School or department delivers/ supports this activity?
Careers Service
Which students can participate in this activity?
Students in their penultimate year of study. There is a yearly recruitment drive for applications. Contact the Careers Service for details of how to apply and to get support with your application and interview skills.
Name: Careers Team
Department/School: Student Life
Other: @GCUCareers