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Building brighter prospects

Start your career

We can help you get exposure to the day-to-day operation of a natural tourism organisation. Meanwhile, we could put your energy, fresh thinking, and new perspectives into practise. Read on to find out about what schemes and initiatives we offer young people.

Discover our programmes

Find out more details about the different opportunities we offer and how they will help you develop.

Our initiatives help set you up for success

2 years

The duration of our graduate scheme is two years.

6 Graduates

We took on six new graduates each year in 2021, 2022, and 2023.


50% of the 2021 graduates who completed the scheme were offered a permanent position.

Diverse placements

Each year, we offer positions across different departments at VisitScotland.

My graduate journey

Sarah Henderson started as a graduate here at VisitScotland some years ago. Read about her experience and get some handy advice if you're thinking of applying for our any of our early career schemes.

Read about Sarah's career at VisitScotland
A girl with a scarf and a takeaway coffee stands on North Berwick beach

A day in the life of Jordan Sills, our Multimedia graduate

In 2016, we were awarded the Investors in Young People Gold Award

We're incredibly proud to have this award in our trophy cabinet as it signals a culture with young people at the heart of its results. Providing a benchmark for other organisations to meet.

Investors in Young People Gold Award logo.