Student Engagement Intern
Closes : Monday 23rd April @ 09:00

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This is a Casual, Part-Time role.

What’s the job?

We are looking for a fun, engaging intern to come and work in a the Student Engagement Team! You will work closely with our Societies, help plan Freshers Week events and support our volunteers throughout the year.

This is a part time job, 20 hours a week in August to help us prepare for Freshers Week, and then 10 hours a week during term time. Availability for flexible hours would be an advantage, as we don’t always work a regular 9-5!

Who are we?

We are Heriot-Watt University Student Union. We’re based at Riccarton and our main goal is to make sure that Heriot-Watt students have THE BEST TIME while studying here. We have a bar, café, nightclub and shop, plus we work with students to make their time at Heriot-Watt the best it can be.

You’ll join a friendly, hardworking, professional team and have a real opportunity to make a difference to our activities and volunteering programmes.

What do you get?

You will be paid £7.38 per hour, plus holiday pay, gain invaluable experience of supporting a rage of volunteers and activities, and you get that warm fuzzy feeling inside that comes from helping the students of HW make the most of their Student Union.

Is this job for you?

If you answer yes to these questions, then apply now!

  • Do you know the difference between the medieval society and the magic society?
  • Are you friendly and chatty?
  • Are you interested in volunteering opportunities?
  • Does the thought of organising a giant game of tug-of-war fill you with joy?
  • Are your administrative skills on point?
  • Can you work well under pressure?
  • Can you work flexible hours with notice?

If you’re not sure and want to have an informal chat about the job please contact Denise McCaig, Student Engagement Manager on 0131 451 5333.

Sounds great, what next?

If you think this sounds like the job for you then go to our website at and fill in our application form. If you really want to stand out please take the time to tell us why we should pick you to work for us.

Informal Chat

For an informal chat about this role, contact Denise McCaig, Student Engagement Manager on or call 0131 451 5333.

How to Apply

Please return your completed application form to Gillian Fortune on or hand in to the Student Union Reception.