ScotGrad - Highlands and Islands

Graduate placement vacancies

For the candidate to be eligible they must hold a minimum of an HNC and have graduated within the last four years without a permanent job at a graduate level for more than a year since their latest graduation. All candidates that meet this criteria and have the skills for the job can apply.

Current vacancies in the Highlands and Islands:

Vacancies in the Highlands and Islands will be posted below as and when available. We advertise placements all year round with immediate start dates. Watch the video on the left hand side (called 50th anniversary) to find out more about the Highlands and Islands region. To read one of our latest graduate case studies and to register please visit the ScotGrad website

  • Strategic Marketing Graduate, Caithness Chamber of Commerce, salary £18,000 per annum

  • Caithness Chamber of Commerce, is a business networking organisation for the North of Scotland, and has a 12 month graduate vacancy to support the promotion of a new initiative called “Recruit North Highlands”. The successful candidate will be based in Thurso and work alongside other key members of the team to develop an overarching marketing strategy; social media strategy and a content strategy to launch and promote Recruit North Highlands.

  • Closing date 07/03/2017

  • Apply through the ScotGrad website.


  • NPD Food Technologist, Maclean’s Highland Bakery Limited, salary £21,000 - £25,000 per annum depending on experience

  • Maclean’s Highland Bakery Limited, a family business based in Forres, is looking for an NPD Food Technologist to deliver two innovative product development projects over a 12 month period. This placement will involve ingredient testing, test baking and sensory analysis panel testing.

  • Closing date 12/03/2017

  • Apply through the ScotGrad website.

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