Researcher Academy

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Our postgraduate placements are designed to help you recognise the breadth of your potential and highlight future opportunities.

About our placements

Each placement involves a discrete project at an external organisation for which the postgraduate researcher acts as a specialist consultant. The placements are delivered in partnership with a wide range of employers from small local businesses to multinational organisations. 

We generally offer two types of placement:

  • part-time projects, up to 200 hours, for a period of 3-6 months.

  • full-time 3 month internships.

Are you a postgraduate at the University of Nottingham?

If so, register with us on MyCareer
Why register?

  • Receive weekly email updates of vacancies.

  • Let us know what kind of projects interest you.

  • Receive emails highlighting vacancies relevant to your skills and experience.



Current Vacancies

  • Market Researcher for Educational App Developers
    Application closing date: 3 Dec 2023
    Location: Remote United Kingdom
    Can you support this developer of educational apps identify new markets as part of the next phase of their development ? This project offers you the chance to work towards a defined brief and use your excellent written and verbal communication skills to clearly convey qualitative and quantitative data. You will gain practical and demonstrable experience in market research, regulatory laws, education technology and software as a service as well as supporting this high growth business to scale.


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Researcher Academy

University of Nottingham
Highfield House, University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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