Vacation Student Scheme at STFC - SpaceCareers.uk

Vacation Student Scheme

STFC Placement 4-12 weeks UK

Job Description

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and technology.

We now have the opportunity for undergraduate students to gain practical work experience during summer 2017, while earning a generous salary. If you are interested in starting your career working at the forefront of scientific research, you could even be selected as one of our sponsored students and receive a payment of up to £6,000 per annum for the rest of your course.

Students can work for 4 -12 weeks at either the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (Harwell, Oxfordshire), Daresbury Laboratory (Warrington) or The UK Astronomy Technology Centre (Edinburgh) on projects relevant to their intended or current course of study, under the supervision of experts in their chosen field.

We offer an invaluable experience with exposure to world class science and technology, and the opportunity to develop working relationships that continue well after your placement has finished.

To apply please email. Candidates may apply for no more than 3 vacancies and must provide a CV and cover letter (expect for PPD roles where a covering letter is not required), specifying which vacancy they are applying for. All candidates must have existing right to work in the UK.

The Closing date for the scheme is 26th March. However, some roles will close before this date – see individual vacancies for details.

We now have the following vacancies within selected STFC divisions:

  • ISIS

  • RAL Space

  • Business and Innovation Directorate

  • Central Laser Facility

  • Finance

  • Technology

  • Particle Physics Department

Apply Now!Deadline: 26 March 2017

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