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Legal and Compliance Intern

Full time
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Edinburgh Airport
Aviation & aerospace
501-1,000 employees
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About the team

The Legal and Compliance team provide regulatory and compliance advice to the business on matters relating to Airfield Operations, Aviation Security Requirements, Data Protection and Legal and Contract matters.

The team works as four unique sub-teams.

Before making your application, please make sure you check out our FAQs section, which includes useful information about our criteria and recruitment process.
What you'll be doing
  • You will assist the Senior Legal Counsel with:
    • in-house legal tasks across all areas of the airport’s business
    • the creation and implementation of a new airport-wide policy
    • the collection and collation of legal information from across the airport’s departments.
  • You will assist the Data Protection Officer with consideration of personal data issues and the creation of campus wide information relating to personal data.
  • You will support other members of the Legal and Compliance team with tasks related to the following areas:
    • Aerodrome Safeguarding – this includes the processing of planning applications from local authorities and processing crane permits etc.
    • Aerodrome Design – this involves learning and advising on the Aerodrome manual
    • Wildlife Hazard Management – strategic role of Wildlife Control Coordinator.
    • Aeronautical Information Publications – updating our aerodrome requirements
    • Compliance Monitoring – overseeing oversight of our business partners
    • Documentation Review – including campus wide CEN’s and CED’s
    • Representation at meetings – which may be internal or external.

What we're looking for

We are looking for a dynamic, organised and responsible individual with strong attention to detail.

  • The ideal intern will be a current student who has an interest in legal, regulatory and compliance matters who is looking to learn about the Airport business and get some valuable experience over the summer months.
  • You enjoy meeting new people.
  • You must be able to work independently and as part of a team, using your own initiative.
  • You will be proficient in IT and have strong communication skills, both written and oral.
What we'll offer you
  • Full explanations on all tasks including relevant aerodrome and aeronautical regulations
  • Exposure to behind-the-scenes airport operations and insight into how it runs day-to-day
  • Networking opportunities with other interns on campus, Leadership and Executive teams
  • Free on-site car parking (For both when you are working and when you go on holiday)
  • Discounted shopping in the various retail and catering outlets within the Terminal
  • A valuable experience and insight into what it’s like to work in the aviation industry

Why EDI?

We are Edinburgh Airport, where Scotland meets the world. The success of the airport comes down to our people, and you can help us deliver even more big days for our passengers and colleagues. The development of your career is important to us, and we’ll support and encourage this every step of the way. As a business we’re driven by our values – they’re at the core of our culture and everything we do. We’re looking for people who will demonstrate these values day-in, day-out. So if this sounds like you, apply now and get ready for your career to take off.

Building a diverse workforce that is inclusive and accessible to all is a priority for our business. As part of this journey, we are proud to be the first UK airport to be endorsed by WORK180. They only recognise great employers for all women. Find out about our policies on our WORK180 employer page.

As a Disability Confident Leader, we are committed to ensuring applicants with a disability can participate fully in our recruitment process. Please let us know in your application form if you require any adjustments, such as parking arrangements or alternative methods of communication.