2020 10 Week Applied Science Summer Student

Are you enthusiastic and curious individual who loves using technology to solve complex challenges? Are you a passionate learner who is always trying to improve?

We have
• A multitude of exciting projects in the medical, industrial and consumer sectors
• A team of aces to work with
• An open mind for new ideas

You have:
• Started studying Applied Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry and are expected to achieve a 2:1 or higher from a top university
• Strong A levels in Physics and Mathematics
• Broad physics knowledge
• A practical hands-on approach and enjoy applying this to real word problems

The Opportunity
We are looking for exceptional, energetic, hard-working and hands-on enthusiastic university students to join our group of world class employees for a 10 week summer placement in June/July 2020. If successful you will have the unique opportunity to work with clients from start-ups through to global market leaders. You will have a passion for technology and will use a combination of innovation, flexibility and technical excellence to meet and exceed our customers’ often demanding requirements and tight development timescales. You will work across the product development lifecycle, from new concept generation and technology validation, through prototyping and full product development, to transfer to manufacture and sustainability.

A Day in the life
At any one time we have dozens of active projects in the medical, industrial and consumer sectors. As a Summer Student, you will have the opportunity to employ and improve your physics/mathematical skills on one or more projects simultaneously across sectors. Projects range in length anywhere from a couple of months to a couple of years. Typical projects will use multidisciplinary skills requiring team work, independent research, electronics & software design, mechanical design, and of course a science & technology team that you will be part of. You will enjoy a variety of tasks such as brainstorming, developing innovative solutions, carrying out numerical analysis, laboratory experiments, identifying/researching technologies and attending client meetings.

In addition you will attend internal multidisciplinary progress meetings which will give you exposure to challenges outside of the physics and mathematics field.

You will be based at our Sagentia office, in Harston, Cambridge. You will enjoy a fast-paced environment that solves a variety of challenges from different industries.

 

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