Early careers

Kickstart your science career


We are always on the lookout for new talent to help us push the limits of what is possible. We understand what it takes to kickstart a career in science and provide career-long support and development to help our people fulfil their potential.


If you are at the start of your career, we’d love to share our expertise with you and guide you through this exciting time. Countless young scientists have already launched exciting careers thanks to our training, experience and support - it could be you next!


Whether you are a school or college leaver, or just finishing your degree, we have a range of opportunities to suit you:


  • Our apprenticeships offer an incredible opportunity to learn valuable skills while you earn. Applications will open for September 2025 in February 2025

  • Studying towards a scientific degree? We offer year-long industrial placements (internships) with the opportunity to implement your university skills in a real world setting. We recruit in September each year for placements commencing the following summer  

  • Are you a recent BSc, MSc or PhD graduate? Take a look at our current openings here

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Need to get in touch? Either complete the enquiry form or call us:

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Customer Services: +44 (0)118 918 4076

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