Seven Glasgow students will spend their summer gaining work experience as part of the Student Loans Company (SLC) internship programme, to help them gain valuable skills to enable their entry into the workplace.

The internships are across a range of disciplines including Human Resources, Project Management, Marketing and Technology. The roles are based at one of SLC’s Glasgow city centre locations, where over 2,300 people are employed.

The 12 week internships are for third and fourth year students from Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow University or the University of Strathclyde, who are studying a course relevant to the role that they are interested in. The will be supported by a mentor who will help them gain valuable experience, skills and knowledge about the workplace before they graduate.

SLC plays a vital role in helping UK students fund their studies and, to do this, a broad range of roles and jobs are needed; from HR to Technology, Policy to Project Management, Communications & Marketing to Legal.

Morven Spalding, SLC HR Director says: “This is the highest number of internships we have ever taken on and we are excited to provide work experience, knowledge and skills to students who will be the workforce of the future.

“SLC is a unique organisation in the role that it plays for the UK Government and to help us do this, we have a wide range of interesting and exciting careers. Our staff are extremely knowledgeable and have a wealth of experience in many disciplines that they are keen to share with our interns.”

University of Strathclyde student and marketing intern, Holly Davey added: “Having the opportunity to work in a large company like SLC lets me develop my skills in the workplace and give me an idea of the career opportunities that exist in larger companies. SLC really appealed to me as I can use my experience at university to help create marketing resources to help inform students about the funding they can access and I’m really enjoying getting stuck in.”


You may also be interested in these articles:

Register, Login or Login with your Social Media account:


Newsroom Activity

Stephen Kellie has published a new article: Trade Roles: The Need for Diversity and Equality 6 hours 52 minutes ago
Solvendis added a new event yesterday

Designated Safeguarding Lead Training

A provider’s Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) plays a critical role in its approach to safeguarding its learners, training its staff, providing...

  • Wednesday, 22 April 2020 10:00 AM
  • Wolverhampton, Solvendis Client Centre

The FE News Channel gives you the latest breaking news and updates on emerging education strategies and the #FutureofEducation.

Providing trustworthy and positive news and views since 2003, we publish exclusive peer to peer articles from our feature writers, as well as user content across our network of over 3000 Newsrooms, offering multiple sources of news across the Education and Employability sectors.

FE News also broadcast live events, webinars, video interviews and news bulletins so you receive the latest developments in Skills News and across the Apprenticeship, Further Education and Employability sectors.

 RSS IconRSS Feed Selection Page