Frequently Asked Questions
Find out more about the Hamilton & Inches Craft Academy, including how long the internship runs for, details of payment, how you can apply and more.
We run two intakes per year. The first runs from July for 8 weeks and the second runs from the end of January.
Third year students studying a relevant silversmith or jewellery degree in Scotland can apply. If you are not in third year, please register your interest for a future intake. Please note: our winter intake is open to students from the Edinburgh College of Art only.
The internship will run between six and twelve weeks dependent on availability.
You must be a third year student about to embark on your fourth year of study. Our winter intake is open to Edinburgh College of Art students only.
The internship will see you work predominantly within the silversmith department, a team of four enthusiastic, brilliant young people. You will also work with the goldsmiths, hand-engravers, polishers and wider team on occasion.
You will be paid living wage during your time with us.
You will receive £1,500 towards your final project, payable via your university, a H&I Craft Academy certificate to show completion of the internship and employment reference for future opportunities.
Please send your CV and cover letter to us by clicking the apply button. You will then be invited to an interview stage with our workshop manager.