University of Dundee

Career Enhancement Placement

This training programme includes a 12-week “Career Enhancing Placement (CEP)”, typically to occur in year 3. The aim of this is to provide you an out-of-main-research project experience geared towards your individual interests and career aspirations. Positive feedback from other students provides us with the evidence and confidence that these are extremely valuable for your future career. Placements both within our own organisation and out with will be supported. Diverse options are available with some of the possibilities noted below:

  • Experience industry style working within the Drug Discovery Unit
  • Carry out an entrepreneurial project and participate in the Elevator's Accelerator Programme
  • Grow experience of public engagement, for example by working in a Science Centre.
  • Carry out a placement within another research laboratory to gain experience of different techniques and ways of working.