Emergency care provider Vets Now is giving Scotland’s future business leaders a taste of practice as part of a charity internship programme.

Emergency care provider Vets Now is giving Scotland’s future business leaders a taste of practice as part of a charity internship programme.

Kevin and JulieKevin Macpherson, currently studying business at the University of Dundee, and Julie Griffin, studying event management at the University of West Scotland, are getting to grips with the company’s Dunfermline branch thanks to internships provided by the Saltire Foundation – a charity dedicated to boosting Scottish business by providing networking and work experience opportunities.

Wendy Busby, Vets Now’s head of clinical development, said: “We are delighted to provide an opportunity for dynamic Scottish students to gain valuable business experience within Vets Now.

“Kevin and Julie are actively involved with a number of projects within the company, including internal and external event management, sponsorship opportunities, research projects and idea development.”

She added: “Vets Now is a very innovative business to work for and the Saltire Foundation Internship is a great way for us to share our experience with budding Scottish business leaders of the future.”

Vets NowPraising Vets Now’s involvement in the business scheme, Sandy Kennedy, chief executive of the Saltire Foundation, added: “I am delighted that Vets Now, one of Scotland’s high growth and innovative companies has shown such commitment to the Saltire Foundation through hosting Saltire Scholars for the past two summers.

“There is a real need to raise aspirations among the next generation of Scottish businesses leaders and by partnering with the Saltire Foundation, Vets Now have shown their commitment to this.”

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