Work Placement / Internship

Applied Science Year in Industry Placement

Start Date: Between July - September 2020 (Farnborough)

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‘QinetiQ is a leading science and engineering company operating primarily in the defence, security and critical infrastructure markets. We offer our customers world-class expertise through our services and innovative technology-based products. Our people proactively understand our customers’ current and future needs and create and enable solutions at greater pace to meet current, adjacent and emergent threats. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?’

What we do

QinetiQ is a company of over 6,000 people dedicated to being on the side of their customers.

Profile

In the Applied Science discipline, we are looking for Year In Industry students wanting a career at the forefront of new technologies and to undertake R&D activities through the concept phase to product and to join our team of over 350 experts. You will develop the skills needed to contribute to the delivery of a wide range of programmes for military, government and commercial customers.

Duties & Responsibilities

You could be responsible for:
  • Supporting “best-in-class” capabilities specifically tailored to customer need
  • Developing novel emerging materials related technologies, producing and testing materials and test samples in the laboratory through to building advanced prototypes.
  • Contributing to developing areas such as chemical formulation to materials synthesis and process development, through to test and evaluation.
  • Conducting trials in the UK
  • Supporting the development of disruptive solutions for customers with complex needs
  • Contributing to some of the most challenging, high profile science and technology programmes in the UK and overseas.
Joining QinetiQ you would:
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams delivering projects to a wide range of military, government and commercial customers
  • Determine the best way for our customers to exploit novel and emerging technologies
  • Get access to training to develop your technical and leadership skills
  • Get the opportunity to support community projects, for example acting as a STEM ambassador to local schools.

Entry Requirements

To apply for the role you MUST meet the following criteria:

  • On track to attain a minimum of a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subject
  • Be willing to learn, and have demonstrated an aptitude for learning at pace
  • Have a keen interest in science, technology and engineering
  • Hold full British Citizenship.

Please be aware that this role is subject to both security & export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that you must hold full British citizenship and obtain the right to stay and work within the UK. Restrictions may also mean that any dual or previous nationalities held can affect the roles in which you can perform within QinetiQ.

QinetiQ Benefits

As well as the opportunity to work in a company at the forefront of the technology sector you will also receive:

  • Flexible Employee Benefits
  • Recognition Scheme, volunteering - helping charities & local communities
  • Up to 50% discount on meals across a wide range of restaurants
  • Up to 15% off high street stores and 40% off cinema tickets
  • Buy annual leave, flexible working, social events, employee assistance 24/7
  • Gym and sports facilities on larger sites
  • 25 days standard annual leave + bank holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Much more!

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: 10724
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £15,000 per annum + Benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Farnborough (Hampshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines
 

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