BT: 12 weeks between June and September within either Technology or Research and Innovation. Based in Ipswich.
Cambridge Consultants. 8 week summer internships for students studying technical degrees. They are a world-class supplier of innovative product development engineering and technology consulting. Most of their projects deliver protoype hardware or software.
CERN: 8-13 weeks for engineering, IT, physics or physical chemistry students
Covance. One of the largest drug development companies. They offer summer placements in their labs where you will perform degree related work. Opportunities exist in: Toxicology, animal operations, bioanalytical services, biotechnology, genetic and molecular toxicology, metabolism operations, pharmaceutical analysis, clinical operations and data managment. They have labs throughout the Uk.
InventivHealthclinical. Leaders in drug development. They hire students for summer placements in medical lab technology, analytical chemistry and chemistry-biology related disciplines. They are based in Maidenhead and Kent.
MBDA (stevenage): 2-3 months in high technology engineering. You need to be studying engineering, maths or physics.
Unilver: 12 weeks on their summer placement programme.
University of Oxford. The Radcliffe Department of Medicine offers a Summer Student scheme which provides 4 fully funded places to spend 8 weeks in Oxford over the summer to gain exoerience of an academic research environment. You will be able to undertake a research project. You should be about to enter the final year of your undergraduate science degree or first year of a Masters degree in the biological or medical sciences.
Astra Zeneca 10 week summer placement in Pharmaceutical Technogy and development. There are 3 different placements - Pharmacy, analytical chemistry and chemical engineering