SPS Placements: Summer Placement Projects with Diamond

Applications are now open for paid summer placements for our undergraduate students at SPS

Diamond Light Source

Why Diamond Light Source?

Diamond Light Source is one of the world’s leading scientific research establishments, and the UK’s national synchrotron science facility. Working like a giant microscope, the synchrotron harnesses the power of electrons to produce bright light that scientists can use to study anything from fossils to jet engines to viruses and vaccines.

“Diamond is one of the most advanced scientific facilities in the world, and its pioneering capabilities are helping to keep the UK at the forefront of scientific research.”

Summer Placement Projects with Diamond

Diamond are providing a fantastic opportunity for SPS students over the summer. Not only can the summer placement enhance your skills and experience, but Diamond can also help you build and gain further support on:

  • Presentation Training
  • Public engagement
  • Python programming
  • Scientific Poster Design
  • An internal programme of seminars and talks from leading scientists
  • Invitations to tours and talks from ISIS and the Central Laser facility including other science facilities

The placements are paid at a rate of £15,749pa on a pro-rata basis, and successful applicants can work within a number of subject areas.

Applications Now Open

To find out more, including tips on your application, please visit https://www.diamond.ac.uk/Careers/Students/Summer-Placement/How-to-Apply.html

Please note the deadline for applications is midnight on Tuesday 15th January 2019. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a student recruitment day on Wednesday 6th February or Friday 8th February 2019.

Good luck!