Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme

A personal and professional development programme aimed to remove barriers that can be faced by minority ethnic people moving into leadership positions in society.

Parliamentary Internship Programme

Breaking down barriers to participation by paying students above the Living Wage for work experience with MSPs.

John Smith Public Service Award

The John Smith Public Service Award is a two-year professional development programme offered in partnership with The Robertson Trust

Royal Bank Future Leaders Programme

300 young Scots will take part in a programme aimed at creating employment opportunities and developing networks

The Alumni Network

The John Smith Centre’s Alumni Network is a peer network of current and former Parliamentary Interns and participants of our development programmes.

Previous Programmes

View our archive of previous development programmes, including past participants and host politicians.