ScotGrad - Highlands and Islands

Student placement vacancies

For the candidate to be eligible for a student placement they must be: 

  • studying for an undergraduate course at a UK university, having completed at least their first year of studies;

  • have completed a HNC or HND, and intend to continue studying; 

  • or have completed an undergraduate degree and intend to study further at postgraduate level (Masters, PhD). All candidates that meet this criteria and have the skills for the job can apply.

If you are a recent graduate or postragraduate please see our latest graduate placement vacancies instead. 

Current vacancies in the Highlands and Islands:

Applications from businesses to host a placement are now open.

Placements will be advertised here as and when available. Please see our current placements below and keep up to date by registering for placement alerts through your ScotGrad account.


  • Research Assistant - International Markets, Mackays Hotel, salary £8.60 per hour

  • Mackays Hotel, based in Wick on the North Coast 500 route, has an excellent 12 week Market Research placement opportunity.  We are looking for a student with knowledge of marketing and/or international trade who has great research skills to join our team and assist us in attracting international visitors to Mackays.

  • Closing date 30/04/2017

  • Apply through the ScotGrad website.

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