TTP Product Design Year In Industry Placement 2023


A Product Design placement at TTP presents the opportunity to join us for a year and work along-side experienced Product Design and Human Factors consultants to contribute to exciting live client and internal TTP projects. You will get hands-on, practical experience and learn more about what a career within the world of a product development consultancy looks like. As TTP is a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment, you will also work with and learn from talented designers, engineers, and scientists, whilst making your own mark on projects.

You will be based in our Healthcare team and work across an exciting range of projects that can have a real-world impact. You’ll be expected to contribute to concept development and visualisation, Human Factors and UX design activities but also encouraged to participate in all areas of the development process. Along the way, you will also be given the freedom to create your own opportunities within TTP.

To see some examples of work we have done in the past, visit our case studies page.

About TTP

TTP is an independent technology company where designers, engineers and scientists

collaborate to develop innovative products and technologies. Working across a wide spectrum

of industries including healthcare, telecoms, industrial and consumer, TTP creates

breakthrough solutions that bring real value to our clients. We work with some of the

world’s largest and most successful companies, as well as some of the smallest and most



About You

  • Studying towards a degree in product or industrial design.
  • A proven interest in user centered product development.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to take your own initiative and seek out new responsibilities.
  • An ability to be both creative and to make things function.
  • Evidence of your own product design through a portfolio.

Please ensure you attach a design portfolio, this is essential.

Apply as early as possible. Applicants will be screened and interviewed on a rolling basis.


This is a paid internship. TTP’s flat structure will provide you with the opportunity to take on significant responsibilities.

TTP is an employee-owned business operating from pleasant surroundings on our own TTP Campus on the Melbourn Science Park in South Cambridgeshire. Our working culture encourages entrepreneurship, shared ideas and technical collaboration, while providing you the freedom to do your best work.

Other benefits include Free lunch; 25 days’ annual holiday (pro rata), plus bank holidays; lunchtime activities on offer, such as Zumba, football and the TTP rock band; discounts and memberships to local sports facilities and the theatre; access to a cycle to work scheme.

Diversity Statement:

Our business revolves around collaborating with one another to tackle genuinely hard problems. Equality and diversity in the workplace are some of the most challenging problems facing society. We can’t profess to be perfect in this regard, or to yet have all the answers. But we continuously strive to do better, and we fundamentally believe in the power and importance of diversity – both for our community and for the overall success of our business.

We therefore encourage applications from all individuals. Whatever your background, whatever your identity: we would love to hear from you.

Apply now.

Interested in applying for this role?

Applying to TTP

We’re always recruiting

We never close our applications, because we never stop looking for people to join us. Our internships can be competitive though, so the earlier you apply the better.

We can sponsor working Visas

If you’re a foreign national that meets the Home Office criteria.

There’ll be a couple of stages to your interview

There are two stages to our interview process for graduates, and one stage for interns. For both of those roles, there are usually a number of one-to-one interviews with our consultants. We focus on your technical abilities and consumer awareness and use our interviews to see how you’d fit into TTP.

We hold our interviews at TTP Campus in Melbourn

On the outskirts of Cambridge. The interview process is usually around a couple of hours and it’ll include technical problem-solving style questions.

We’ll cover expenses for your interview

Which includes cost of your return travel to the interview. If you need to stay overnight in Melbourn, let us know in advance and we can organise something.

After the interviews, you’ll hear back from us in a few days

It’ll normally take a few weeks to finish the interviews, but this can sometimes take a little longer depending on how busy we are.

If you fit the criteria, we can cover relocation costs up to £20,000

But before you start, we’ll discuss this together to see if you fit the criteria.