An overview of the parliamentary internship programme offered by the Academy twice annually.

Our Degrees and Programmes

Parliamentary Programme Curriculum

The curriculum for the internship programmes is diverse and covers politics, culture and society.

Ten Years of the Parliamentary Programme

Our internship programmes have been running successfully for over a decade. Find out what previous students have worked on.

Political and Cultural Summer Programme

Information about our nine week summer interns course, offered in cooperation with the Scottish Parliament.

Our Degrees and Programmes

The Internship Experience

Read about the experiences of our interns over the past years.

Our Degrees and Programmes

The Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament was re-convened following elections in 1999. The internship programme brings you to the very heart of the action in the Parliament.


We have a demanding admissions process and this programme is highly competitive.

Selection procedure

Accommodation and Welfare

Enrolling on one of our internship programmes guarantees accommodation and outstanding student support.

How to apply


Answers to some of the most commonly posed questions by students interested in our internship programmes.