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AAI CEO Joy Lewis on IPPR's Inbetweeners - Now for the positive spin

This week the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) issued a paper entitled, ‘The inbetweeners: The new role of internships in the graduate labour market’, critiquing the culture of internships in the UK, and downplaying the tangible routes to quality, graduate-level employment that such opportunities offer.

Firstly, I’m thrilled that this paper has raised the topic of internships, although as the CEO of AAI (Adopt an Intern), a company which has facilitated over 1340 paid internships since 2010, there are certain concerns raised that I feel I have a responsibility to wade in on.


Adopt an Intern survey highlights student fears over EU exit

95% of graduates think that job prospects will be adversely affected by the recent UK electorate vote to leave the European Union. 


June 2016 News Digest

Our news for June!


Scottish EDGE Awards Round 8

Adopt an Intern is a proud supporter of the Scottish EDGE fund, actively providing support packages to all the winners.


April 2016 News Digest

We’ve had an exciting start to 2016!

We’d love to hear from you, to speak to the team email: team@adoptanintern.org.uk


International Women's Day 2016

Adopt an Intern celebrates International Women's Day 2016!


Joy Lewis joins the ASB Women of Inspiration Honours Lists 2016

On International Women’s Day 2016 Adopt an Intern CEO Joy Lewis became one of 10 women across Scotland to be recognised as a “Woman of Inspiration” in the Association of Scottish Businesswomen’s 2016 Honours.
The Honours give recognition to women who are inspirational role models and to celebrate all that they do for others in the business world in Scotland.

Joy’s nomination included the following statement: “Joy is... READ MORE

The Way We Work is Changing Forever

Or how equality is finding its way into the work environment


One week on: Winners at The Scottish Business Awards

One week on, after the shock has worn off, we take a look back at the Scottish Business Awards 2015 and ask CEO Joy Lewis all about the event, George Clooney and Adopt an Intern's big win.


Win a FREE ticket to the Scottish Women in Sport Awards!!

SWiS are hosting their second annual Gala Awards Dinner on Friday 20th November in Hampden Park, Glasgow. This event, hosted by sports broadcaster Alison Walker, will celebrate, recognise and reward the achievements of our female athletes and respective support staff and volunteers; they will present eight categories on the night.


Creative Leadership - Innovate! Integrate! Inspire!

Last week Adopt an Intern had the privilege of attending ACOSVO’s Annual Conference: ‘Creative Leadership - Innovate! Integrate! Inspire!’ and it certainly was inspiring!