Relevant work experience while you are at university is key to achieving a good graduate job. An internship lets you apply your academic knowledge to real world situations and is a great opportunity for personal development.

There are a number of different schemes that you can apply for during your time at Lancaster University and we are continually enhancing our range of internships. Explore a few of the opportunities that have been available to Bioscience undergraduates in recent years.

What do I gain by doing a placement?

There are many benefits of undertaking a placement, including:

  • Gaining industry-specific skills and experience
  • Earning a wage
  • Developing contacts
  • Experience of applying for jobs and attending interviews
  • Acquiring a competitive edge when applying for graduate jobs by distinguishing yourself from other applicants