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R&D Laboratory Science Internship – Greater London Innovation Centre (Reading)


From this summer (June/July), we are offering Laboratory Science internships for talented students who are currently studying towards a NVQ Level 3 (e.g. BTEC OND or A-Levels) up to Level 5 (HND) in the area of Chemistry/Biology/Physics/Laboratory Science/Life Sciences.

The internship will provide a fantastic insight into the working world of a laboratory technician at our R&D centre in Reading, Berkshire, where we invent the next generation of products for P&G’s Male and Female Grooming Products (Gillette/Venus).

Please specify your preferred location on your application of cover letter when applying.

Successful interns may even have the opportunity to join as a permanent, full-time employee with the opportunity to grow their career as they progress.

As an intern you will be:

- embedded into one or more project teams, assisting with and leading test procedures to produce reliable and reproducible results, contributing to the overall project’s needs

- documenting and compiling data from various lab experiments for review and interpretation together with your manager/supervisor

- communicating your results and observations to your manager/supervisor and other colleagues

You will have the opportunity to put your technical knowledge and skills to work on intellectually challenging problems, whilst improving your team working and leadership skills through practical experience.

Your Learning & Development will be focused in a number of different ways – through on the job practice & experience, coaching and guidance from colleagues, and through formal classroom or online trainings where relevant for both you and the project(s) you will be working on.

So, if you are interested in gaining some insight and experience in a leading international company, whilst receiving a competitive salary, please submit your application and attach your most up to date Curriculum Vitae including details of the subjects you have taken, and are currently taking and achieved and predicted grades.

We also encourage all applicants to review the stages in our selection process by going to the ‘Apply’ section of our careers website. Here you can see what we are looking for from candidates and take practice assessments.

University students who are working towards a Bachelors or Masters degree, please apply to other RND internship requisitions.

Dates & duration of internship:

We are looking for students who are available as soon as possible for a minimum of 10 weeks up to a maximum of 12 months. Please specify your availability in terms of dates and duration on your application/cover letter.

Salary: Competitive

Deadline for applications: ON-GOING


Qualifications/Skills Required:


-Will have completed NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent, e.g. 3 A-Levels) in area of Chemistry/Biology/Physics/Laboratory Sciences/Life Sciences and/or are working towards maximum NVQ Level 5 in one of these subject areas

-Strong attention to detail and excellence in execution

-Conscientious attitude and takes ownership of their work area

-Collaborative and can work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and skillsets

-Good communication skills – both written and verbally

-Good command of the English language

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Egham, England, United Kingdom
Reading, England, United Kingdom

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