The next Parliamentary Internship Programme will run between September and December 2022. Apply now below!

Features of the Programme

  • A part-time internship in the constituency office of an MSP from across Greater Glasgow (7 hours per week for 10 weeks).
  • 10 positions available.
  • Paid above the Real Living Wage for the placement, all training and evaluation activities.
  • Pre-internship training and support throughout the placement from the John Smith Centre.
  • A visit to the Scottish Parliament, hosted by the Chief Executive.
  • Participation on the Programme recorded on students’ Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR).
  • Membership of the John Smith Centre’s Alumni Network in perpetuity.

Role advert and Parliamentary Intern description

Find out more about the Parliamentary Intern role, including the essential and desirable criteria.

Internship Hub Support and Resources

Work through the Internship Hub’s online application resources to help you with your application to the Programme.


Read what our previous Parliamentary Interns and host MSPs say about the Programme.