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API International Internships in Edinburgh, Scotland


Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Throughout the year, May Term, Trimester


Program dates vary; please refer to API website. Most placements average 6-12 weeks.


- Applicants must be 18 years old by program start date and be a high school graduate.
- Applicants must have a 2.50 GPA (or an overseas equivalent) and be in good academic standing at their home university (if still enrolled) and gap year applicants must have a 2.50 GPA and a high school transcript. Applicants applying with a GPA below the required will be considered on a case-by-case basis; these applicants must a statement of explanation.
- Complete and return the application and submit all required application components.
- Check with your Study Abroad Advisor or School Registrar (whichever is applicable) for credit approval in advance (if necessary).

Intern Types

  • Accounting
  • Administrative
  • Anthropology
  • Architecture
  • Art & Fine Arts
  • Art History
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Counseling
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Science & Nutrition
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Administration
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Hospitality
  • Human Resources
  • Human Rights
  • Information Systems
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing, Advertising, & PR
  • Mathematics
  • Media
  • Medicine
  • Museum Studies
  • Nursing
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Political Science & Politics
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration & Government
  • Sales
  • Social Work
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology
  • Theater, Drama, & Dance
  • Theology
  • Tourism
  • Web Design
  • Women's Studies


  • English

Program Fees Include:

- Tailored Internship Placements
- @API Online System
- Orientation Materials and Resources
- Workplace and Culture Orientation
- Housing
- Access to onsite Resident Directors 24/7
- Mobile phone
- Academic Credit (Optional)
- Internship Placement Oversight
- Career Navigation Briefcase: LinkedIn 101 Guidebook; Career Planning & Interning Abroad Assignments; Soft Skills Training and Identification; Digital copy of Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World, by Lindsey Pollak; Career Assessment Resources

Experience Required


This Program is open to

American, Canadian, Australian, South African and Kiwi Participants.

Participants Travel


Typically Participants Work


Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Post Services Include

  • Alumni Network
  • Exit Debriefing Abroad