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People: ‘Model’ student gets internship

A CHAMPION boxer and a professional model are among 91 young Scots from 13 Scottish universities who are getting a flying start in their careers thanks to the Saltire Foundation’s business internship programme.

Law student and keen boxer James Whiteside and psychology and sociology undergraduate and model Rebecca Irving are among this year’s interns. Whiteside will visit law firm Pinsent Masons’ office in Hong Kong, while Irving will work with Gallus Pharmaceuticals in Missouri.

Colville toasts new whisky-selling post

Whisky rising star Susan Colville, 31, is returning to her roots as she takes on the newly-created post of European brand development manager for Glenglassaugh distillery.

Brought up on Speyside, she is following in the footsteps of her father, who worked in the industry for 33 years at the Glenrothes distillery in Rothes, while she spent her summers working as a distillery guide.

Colville was crowned “young brand ambassador” at the Icons of Whisky Awards, the first woman to win the title.

 

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