InternPlus – Emily Drouet Internship

University of Aberdeen

The Emily Drouet internship is being providing in partnership with the College Pupil Assist Companies staff; Improvement Belief and the beneficiant assist of Fiona and Germain Drouet. 

Emily joined the College of Aberdeen in September 2015 finding out Legislation with French. She lived in College Halls of Residence, the place in March 2016, Emily took her personal life.

Since Emily’s dying, her mother and father – Fiona and Germain – have launched a charity, EmilyTest, to assist college students affected by Gender Primarily based Violence (GBV).  Fiona Drouet has been a number one voice in campaigns to boost consciousness of GBV in Larger Schooling, she has labored with establishments throughout Scotland to enhance insurance policies, procedures and practices enhancing assist for each workers and college students.  The charity’s newest venture is the creation of a GBV Constitution which goals to make sure constant excessive requirements in GBV prevention and intervention throughout Scotland and the remainder of the UK. The College of Aberdeen has utilized for the Constitution in 2023.

The InternPlus Programme has operated efficiently since July 2016. Since its inception, it has seen over 70 College of Aberdeen undergraduate college students full an InternPlus internship giving them invaluable expertise. The initiative affords college students the chance to contribute to outlined initiatives or actions throughout the College throughout time period time, inside a supervised and supportive setting which helps develop transferrable expertise for future work or research. InternPlus college students full their internship half time (as much as 15 hours per week) through the College’s tutorial 12 months alongside their research.

The InternPlus Programme is designed to offer key assist to a variety of College departments through the tutorial 12 months. This venture is simply accessible to enrolled undergraduate college students on the College of Aberdeen who’re anticipated to graduate in 2025 or 2026.

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Period of Publish

Mounted Time period (9 months or much less)

The Emily Drouet internship can be primarily based throughout the Directorate of Folks and may have two key areas of focus. Firstly, the position may have a pivotal half in progressing the Universities work in combatting GBV and sexual harassment by analysis, supporting the work of our Technique group and fascinating with colleagues concerned within the assist for college kids and workers impacted by GBV and sexual harassment.  With this Internship, Pupil Assist Companies are significantly eager to analysis and improve assist for marginalised teams, and lesser-known types of GBV. The profitable candidate may even be concerned in creating an interesting sequence of occasions, and enhancing pupil communications associated to GBV, in step with the communications plan.

Secondly, the position will see the profitable pupil working alongside Pupil Assist Companies colleagues to additional develop our method to supporting college students. There can be an encouragement for the profitable pupil to develop and analysis a brand new marketing campaign, provision or course of that can higher assist college students throughout their internship – closely good follow throughout the sector within the UK and internationally. 

The profitable candidate will present sensible assist to the work being completed by the College Addressing GBV and Sexual Harassment Technique Group and the broader operation of the Directorate of Folks by offering a pupil perspective on the assist supplied to college students linked to GBV and past. 

This internship may even give the profitable candidate the chance to analysis and current on a brand new initiative designed to higher assist college students on the College. We encourage functions from any college students with current concepts for enhancing pupil wellbeing, or “I want the College did this” concepts, to make this a part of their utility and they are going to be supported in researching the viability of brining this to the College in the long run. On the finish of their internship the profitable candidate will meet with members of senior College workers to debate their concept, and this can be thought of for implementation in the long run.

This InternPlus venture is simply open to undergraduate college students on the College of Aberdeen who anticipate to graduate in 2025 or 2026.

Wage can be on the applicable level on the Grade 2 scale at, £21,543 each year  (£11.35 per hour).

Any appointment can be made topic to passable references and probation interval.

For additional data on numerous workers advantages and insurance policies please go to  

This position is predicated within the UK and as such the profitable candidate can be required to reside and work within the UK.

This publish doesn’t meet the minimal necessities for visa sponsorship beneath the Expert Employee Route. We’re subsequently unable to think about candidates for this publish that require sponsorship to work within the UK. 

The candidate appointed to this publish could also be eligible for homeworking on an occasional or common foundation.  For extra data please discuss with our Homeworking Coverage. 

Functions ought to embody a curriculum vitae (not more than two sides of A4) with an accompanying masking letter (no multiple aspect of A4), outlining your causes for making an utility. We might strongly suggest that you just make use of the College’s Careers and Employability Service to assist you in your utility.

On-line utility types can be found at

The time limit for receipt of functions is 04 October 2023

Must you want to make a casual enquiry please contact:

Lisa Kilgour, Pupil Assist Adviser

01224 272064

[email protected]

Please don’t ship utility types or CVs to Lisa Kilgour

Please quote reference quantity INT23A08S on all correspondence

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