Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) is a three-way project between a recent graduate (KTP Associate), a business and a university.
It is one of the country’s largest graduate placement schemes with more than 350 jobs available to UK, EU and international students.
KTP insights with associate Jonny Reader
Hear from Jonny, a KTP associate at V Farm where he works as a Design Engineer helping to bring sustainable vertical farming to commercial customers.
Find out more and how to apply
Graduates will be recruited to manage and deliver a strategic project for a business whilst being supported by their university. You’ll be employed by the University but work in the company under their terms and conditions.
As a KTP associate, you will:
- Work in both a commercial and academic setting
- Fast track your career development with a substantial training and development budget
- Turn ideas into impact and apply your knowledge
Current KTP vacancies managed by the University
National KTP opportunities
KTP insights with associate Maria Pin-No
Hear from Maria who partnered in a project with Cornelius Specialities as a Research and Development Chemist. Maria discusses her role with the company and the opportunities KTP has given her to develop career skills while continuing her research.
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