Kick-start your career with an IAESTE paid industry placement lasting from 6-52 weeks in one of 80 countries worldwide – open to full-time undergraduate students in their second year or above and working towards a science, engineering, technology or applied arts degree. You could find yourself working on anything from cutting edge electronics in Japan, to earthquake detection technology in Colombia. Find out more and apply by 12:00pm mid-day, Thursday 7 December 2017.
focuses on the scientific community, specifically the life sciences, the physical sciences and medicine. It’s aimed at early career stage researchers, PhD students and post-docs.
Key features include the conference, exhibitors from global scientific organisations of research, practical workshops, and career development opportunities.
4 October 2017
Business Design Centre, London
The Royal Society’s ‘Science Matters’ series will give the public access to scientists who are experts on the science and technology issues with the greatest global impact. You’ll be able to pitch the question that matters to you the most, to help direct the experts’ discussion.
10 January 2017
Hosted by Brian Cox
TED is a platform for ideas worth spreading. Started in 1984 as a conference where technology, entertainment and design converged, TED today shares ideas from a broad spectrum — from science to business to global issues including career topics.
Undergraduate student, but interested in pursuing a PhD? Investigate the Amgen Scholars Program which will allow you to engage in hands-on research experience during a summer research programme in science and biotechnology. Participants will be able to:
- Take part in university research projects, gain hands-on lab experience and contribute to the advancement of science
- Interact with and receive guidance from faculty mentors, and
- Participate in scientific seminars, workshops, and networking events
Closing date for applications: Early February in each year
Find out what you need to do to pursue a career in science in a Guardian live chat that took place in December 2014.