Earn credit and resume-building experience preserving Scotland’s culture

Internship placements include: heritage sites such as museums, historical architectural sites in major cities and throughout Scotland up into the Highlands.

Make the most of your summer by gaining invaluable experience working in an organization that is committed to preserving Scotland's historical monuments and artifacts, or to telling the story of Scotland's history, people and culture.

You’ll spend your first four weeks studying courses that will put your heritage internship into an academic context including choices in history or geology. You’ll also take a course in Heritage Management, taught by the former Keeper of Archaeology at National Museums of Scotland. Next, you’ll spend four to five weeks in your internship placement with an organization in a heritage-related sector that fits your own academic and professional objectives. Placements are available in heritage sites such as museums, historical architectural sites in major cities and throughout Scotland up into the Highlands.

  • You’ll also complete an academic project based on independent research and your workplace experience. In the final week of the program, you will present and defend your project in an oral examination.

  • Courses include field excursions to sites of importance to Scotland's history and geology.

Fees & Scholarship Details
Term/Period Departure Date Return Credits Base Program Fee Application Deadline
Summer 2015 6/12/2015 8/8/2015 9 $6,980 3/31/2015 More Info

Program fees listed are base fees only. Please select MORE INFO for an estimate of additional expenses and any additional fees that may be incurred based on enrollment selections or housing placements. Dates and fees for future terms will be posted as they become available. Please see Program Calendar for detailed dates.

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Program Details

Country

Scotland

Language of Instruction

English

City

Edinburgh

Location Type

Medium City

Accommodation

As a participant on an Arcadia program, you are guaranteed accommodation. Our priority is to provide a safe, clean, cost-effective and convenient place for you to live, while offering you every opportunity to explore the local culture and community.

Accommodation

Health & Safety

Student health, safety and security in Scotland are our top priorities. Our experienced and well-connected staff are prepared to deal with any emergencies that may arise...

Health & Safety