HOST EMPLOYERS’ EXPERIENCES: IS IT RIGHT FOR ME?

Are you interested in becoming a host employer but are not sure if it would be the right thing for you? Feel free to click on the following quotes to get an idea about our interns and their way of working.

Tourism

We highly recommend hosting an intern because it brings other perspectives to the whole society

– Sven Burghardt and Dylan Paterson, Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society –

Having Catarina as intern added perspective and insight”

– Simon, host employer at Fika Cafe –

“With Catia and Mariana helping us we could focus more on our long term goals and do things that would have been impossible otherwise”

– Katinka Gizmadi, host employer at Live Language School –

 

Health and Care

“I feel like overall it has just increased our level of preparation. It has also opened our eyes to other opportunities available”  – Louise Hunter, Possobilities –

“Having students helps with therapeutic interventions, communication and promoting well-being with the people we support. Hosting interns is a very positive experience.”  

– Lorraine Robertson, Alzheimer Scotland, West Dunbartonshire, Services –

The children have loved having Maria here. It has shown us how good and helpful an intern student can be and we have loved having an extra hand.”

– Jessica Collin, Cardonald Private Nursery –

Retail Fashion

“A wonderful experience and rewarding for all those involved.”

– David Black, Impact Arts –

Administration

“Plan ahead to make sure the placement is involved in the organisation’s activities and that they enjoy the experience”

Ian Hopkins, Coming Home Centre –

“The internship allowed us to concentrate on tasks which we could not get done. Having Juliane here enabled us to have consistency within the company”

– Ursula Shannon, Revolved Retail Trader –

Property management

“We were able to give Lina some tasks that helped us enormously, things that we wouldn’t normally have had time to do ourselves.”

– Matt McCusker, Castle Residential

 

Event management

Everyone who interacted with Mai found her to be very obliging and with good social skills”

– Ricky Kujawa, PTPI Ltd. –

IT system integration

“Alex achieved all of the work targets agreed and updated us regularly on process and sought both advice and guidance when appropriate”

– Ricky Kujawa, PTPI Ltd. –

Rural Tourism

“We have been able to carry out tasks we ordinarily would not be able to complete.”

– Jan Pearson, Clan Calquhoun Museum –