Year In Industry Placement 2024


Are you looking for an internship that will enable you to really apply your degree and contribute to fascination projects from day one? If so, then our year in industry placement is the perfect opportunity for you!

TTP is an independent technology company where scientists and engineers collaborate to invent, design, and develop new products and technologies which make a difference to people’s lives. We work with the world’s most ambitious companies to address diverse, deep technology problems, from creating a device that helps people with medical conditions, to designing complex instrumentation that helps scientists solve their own questions.

Read our case studies to see examples.

This internship at TTP presents the opportunity to gain real insight into life as a technical consultant. You will contribute to exciting live client and internal TTP projects to get hands-on, practical experience of innovative technology and product development. As TTP is a multi-disciplinary environment, you will work alongside talented people from a wide range of academic backgrounds – from biologists, to engineers, to physicists – getting to learn from them, whilst also making your own mark on projects. You will gain great career experience, whilst becoming fully integrated into the team and making great friends.

We are looking for students who are ready to create their own opportunities within TTP. You will have the chance to participate in all areas of the work we do, including time in the lab, joining team meetings and interacting with our clients; experiencing the day-to-day reality of a career with one of Europe’s leading technology businesses.

We encourage you to apply as early as possible as we review applications on a rolling basis.


When considering applications, we are looking for individuals with the following qualifications and personal characteristics:

  • Studying towards a 1st or high 2.1 degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Biomedical, Electrical, Electronics, Mechatronics, Mechanical or Software) – other related disciplines considered.
  • Must have completed at least 2 years of study by the time of the start of your internship.
  • Enthusiastic and curious in nature. We want people who love to learn and get to the heart of a problem – and who do so enthusiastically!
  • Experience of prior internships or extracurriculars applying your degree are desirable.


This is a paid internship (salary competitive)

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 and subsidised breakfast; 25 days’ annual holiday (pro rata); lunchtime activities on offer, such as Zumba, football, Art club, and the TTP rock band; a free gym; discounts to the local theater; 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.