Internship - Digital Corporate Data

  • Job Reference: 6894
  • Date Posted: 9 January 2020
  • Employer: Scottish Water
  • Location: Flexible within Scotland (see advert)
  • Salary: £17,772
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT), Digital
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Developing your digital and business skills for the future 

Corporate Data Intern 

Join our Internship programme for a summer of excellent development, challenging and engaging work and a taste of what it’s like to work for one of Scotland’s most critical businesses. Our internship will give you the opportunity to apply your studies and challenge yourself to develop your practical skills in line with your future career aspirations. You’ll also be perfectly placed to join one of our graduate programmes in future.  

You can now apply for our internship programme, which commences in June 2020, as a Digital Corporate Data Intern. During your internship you will support the Corporate Data team create and maintain a healthy data environment in Scottish Water.  

Scottish Water maintains and manages over 70000 assets to ensure that all of our customers continue to receive first class water and waste water services. In order to do this Scottish Water staff require the appropriate data at their fingertips - from customer details or project financials to real time pumping rates from all over the country. Scottish Waters Digital Directorate are rolling out a number of new products and moving to cloud based solutions to enable staff to undertake their work both in offices and out in the field. Our digital directorate is a dynamic and exciting place to work. The Corporate data team are working across digital and the wider business to ensure that the impact of these system changes are fully understood, that opportunities to maximise efficiency are taken where possible and that we have robust data models and catalogues underpinning our systems.  

The successful intern will support the team with conceptual and logical data modelling, data governance, modelling system integrations, building a corporate data catalogue and improving our data capture processes.  

This Internship will offer a fantastic opportunity to work with other self-starters in a vibrant and forward-thinking digital team that is responsible for shaping the future Digital landscape within Scottish Water. The location of this role is flexible as long as it’s within our main office network. 

You will be studying towards a degree in a data-based discipline (Data Modelling, Data architecture, Data Analysis, Business Analysis, Spatial Data) and share our passion for delivering great customer service.  

Experience of the areas below is desirable: 

Data modelling  

Database design 

Data cataloguing  

Spatial data 

Open data 

Software integrations  

Cloud based technologies  


Oracle/SQL Server systems 

To get the most from the programme you’ll be ready to engage fully in the development opportunities that are available to you.  

To be eligible to apply for this internship programme you will be a penultimate year student (for example in your third year of a four year course, or in your fourth year but going on to study a Masters Degree. You need to be available for the 12 week duration of the programme and on course to achieve at least a 2:2 degree. 

Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to develop your skills for the future! Apply through the link below by 16th February 2020. 

If you need any further information please contact us at 

Working at Scottish Water  

Scottish Water is one of the UKs leading water companies, the quality of drinking water and satisfaction with the service we provide our customers has never been higher - but we want to be even better – and you could help play an important part!

We are passionate about creating opportunities for young people and are proud to have achieved the Gold standard in the Investors and People accreditation, demonstrating our commitment to creating rewarding opportunities for young people.

We are committed to creating an engaging environment and a positive experience for our employees and we have an inclusive and collaborative work environment.

We were recently recognised by The Times as a Top 50 Employer for Women 2019, in 2017 we won the Diversity in the Public Sector Award 2017 (Herald and GenAnalytics) and the HR Network Award for Talent Management 2017. We also have Carers Positive Exemplary Status.

Please note that if you are invited to interview, you will be required to show evidence of your eligibility to work in the UK. If you do not have this, we advise you not to apply for this post as we will not be able to employ you.

Please also note that successful applicants may be asked to provide details for the purpose of any other checks deemed necessary by Scottish Water.

To apply for this position, please click the link to our external website below: