Year in Industry Placement: Cellular Highways
, United Kingdom
Cellular Highways is a start-up with the mission to launch a range of automated high-throughput cell sorting instruments for research and clinical applications. The venture has strong backing from TTP Group, an established technology innovation and development firm.
We are looking for interns from technical or scientific backgrounds who would like to spend 1 year with us, making an important contribution to our growing business.
You will work closely with our team of engineers, physicists and biologists as we understand user needs, design complex systems, build prototypes, conduct experiments and analyse data. In this way, you will participate in the development of a ground-breaking new product. This internship offers a unique experience and many training opportunities, which will provide a strong foundation for your career ahead.
When considering applications, we are looking for individuals with the following qualifications and personal characteristics:
- Excellent A-levels (or equivalent) in technical subjects
- Currently studying towards (or intending to study) an undergraduate degree in Engineering (Aerospace, Biomedical, Electrical and Electronics, General, Information, Mechanical or Software), Life Sciences, Biology or Physics at a leading university (similar disciplines considered)
- Evidence of good hands-on, practical skills
- 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!
- An ability to be both creative and to make things work
- Well organised and able to work efficiently towards set objectives
- Good oral and written communication skills
Cellular Highways operate from pleasant surroundings on Melbourn Science Park, South Cambridgeshire where our parent company, TTP, are also based. Our working culture is sociable and fun. It is an environment where ideas are shared and debated.
This is a paid internship. Other benefits include 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.