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BABC Member Saltire Foundation



The Saltire Foundation exists to find, fuel and spark Scotland’s human potential. This in turn creates the next generation of business leaders capable of growing a more dynamic, vibrant Scottish economy.

Our Scholars Undergraduate Internship Program matches high-potential undergraduates from Scottish Universities with summer internships in leading global and entrepreneurial companies, likes yours.  Since 2008, 48 students from Scotland have interned with companies in Houston, including many BABC Houston members. 


The Scholars Program attracts diverse students and hosts. Internships range from medical device development in a Silicon Valley startup to working in risk control at FTSE100s in Singapore or London. These are life defining opportunities which also deliver tangible value to host companies. 


For more information on how to host an intern from a Scottish university this summer, please or contact


Saltire Scholar Intern Program: Essential Information


·       Students on the program are between their 3rd and 4th years at university and come from a broad spectrum of backgrounds including business, economics, engineering, computer science, marketing and humanities.

·       We have a candidate pool that has been already through an online application and in-person interview – candidates come from all of Scotland’s universities.

·       You submit an internship description and we shortlist 3 students for you to interview based on the specification you put forward.  The final decision is yours.

·       The Saltire Foundation handles logistics including visas, accommodation, car rental, flights and insurance.

·       You can host a student (or more) for an 8 or 10 week internship.

·       Cost to you is £400/week.

·       Fantastic way to make a difference in a student’s career trajectory; have the student undertake a project of commercial significance to you and bring a different perspective to your organization.


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