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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.
  • Commercialisation of Interior Design Consultancy
    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2021
    Location: nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity for a Postgraduate to work with a dynamic property development company in the Lace Market, Nottingham to grow their commercial revenue by supporting the development of an interior design arm to the business.
  • Data Architecture Project
    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    A great opportunity for a methodical and meticulous data scientist (postgraduate only) to assist in the development of a unified and intelligent database for a science park to help them categorise tenant companies and monitor their development.
  • Process Design Engineer
    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity for an Engineering Postgraduate to work with a leading Sports Car Manufacturer, and to support the development of assembly drawings for their leading kit car design and build.
  • Digital Marketing and Brand Building Project
    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity for a dynamic postgraduate to work on developing the branding for one of the UK's leading Sport Car builders. The project will help the company grow their branding and digital engagement.
  • Software Designer
    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is an opportunity for an IT or Computer Science Postgraduate to work with a packaging software consultancy to support the development of a web application for their new packaging software.
  • End of Life Packaging Researcher
    Application closing date: 17 Oct 2021
    Location: Nottingham East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity for a Postgraduate to work with an innovative consultancy that have developed a new to market packaging software product. They are looking to work with a researcher to develop end of life data sets and algorithms to support the product development.
  • API Developer Climate Services Project
    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.
  • Voice Recognition Module Controlling Robotic Eating Aid
    Application closing date: 24 Oct 2021
    Location: Buxton East Midlands United Kingdom
    This is a great opportunity to work with a specialist consultancy working on developing innovative aids for eating and drinking.

    The successful candidate will be working with a team to develop voice recognition for a robotic eating aid that will help people with their independence.
  • Lean and 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.
  • Design and Implementation 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 to work with a leading drone detection company to develop and implement a signal receiver.

 

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