Public Engagement Sandwich Student

STFC offers you an opportunity to gain paid practical experience as part of your degree. Each year STFC recruit up to 45 sandwich students who are able to use and develop the skills they’ve acquired at university in a working environment, providing learning on the job and working on real projects alongside expert scientists and engineers. Learning new skills to help in their further studies.

List of Duties/Responsibilities

We seek a public engagement student to play a full role in promoting ISIS science and engineering to a range of audiences, including school pupils and general public. You will join a team that plays a major role in the life of ISIS, promoting science and engineering through a range of channels including websites, specialist and national media, events, exhibitions and education activities.

You will have a passion for contemporary science and technology and will enjoy using and developing your presentation, organisational and creative skills to promote our science and engineering to a wide range of audiences through events and activities, both local and national, including science fairs and festivals.

The role would suit someone studying for a Science, Mathematics or Engineering degree, interested in science communication and keen to engage with and inspire young people and the public.

Duties will include:

  • researching and presenting our science and engineering through a range of channels, including events, activities and articles in education magazines, to a range of audiences
  • developing outreach resources for scientists/engineers to take to science festivals and schools
  • working with scientists and engineers to help deliver events
  • supporting other ISIS impact team activities.

To succeed in this role you will be able to work well both individually and as part of a team, and be interested in a wide range of scientific areas and how science impacts on society.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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