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Researcher Academy placements

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

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 
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Find out about our Researcher Academy placements

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Current Vacancies

  • Marketing and Business Analysist for New Product
    Application closing date: 31 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity for a Business or Marketing postgraduate to work with one of the UKs leading Healthcare analytics companies supporting the launch of a new product.
  • Data Modelling Development Project (Acoustics)
    Application closing date: 24 Oct 2021
    Location: Tadley South West England United Kingdom
    This an opportunity for a skilled and talented postgraduate to work with the UKs leading acoustic ceiling producer to create and enhance our acoustic data model for the provision of technical information to architects and designers.
  • Software Development Project (Climate Services)
    Application closing date: 24 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity for a postgraduate software developer looking to gain practical experience in supporting the company to automate its forecasting system into a marketplace workflow.
  • Design and Development of a Flight Monitoring Receiver
    Application closing date: 24 Oct 2021
    Location: Retford East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a fascinating opportunity for an electronics engineering postgraduate, with an interest in embedded electronics, to work with a leading drone detection company to develop and implement a signal receiver.
  • Voice Recognition Module & Software Research Placement
    Application closing date: 24 Oct 2021
    Location: Buxton East Midlands United Kingdom
    A rewarding opportunity for a postgraduate to work alongside an app developer in researching voice command technology options. This will support the development of their current app, to instruct a robotic eating aid and support the independence of people with physical and speech impairments.
  • Process Mapping Project
    Application closing date: 24 Oct 2021
    Location: Mansfield East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity for a Postgraduate to work with an aerospace engineering supplier looking to enhance its productivity and increase efficiencies in its precision machine shop utilising lean methodologies and process mapping.
  • Engineering Design Project
    Application closing date: 31 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    An opportunity for an engineering postgraduate to work with a specialist filtration manufacturer to support them in the updating of their product data management systems and recreating old engineering drawings. This hands on role would suit a forward thinking and flexible postgraduate.

 

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