If you’d like part-time paid project work, while working towards your PhD, you may be interested in opportunities being offered through the Careers Service initiative Employ.ed for PhDs.
In line with recommendations from the University and major funding bodies, these opportunities involve no more than 6 hours per week and projects will typically last from between 4 – 12 months. Normal payment will be £11.72 per hour
Details of internships can be found on MyCareerHub by searching Employ.ed for PhDs.
Three vacancies are currently being advertised:
Clean Digital Ltd, an Edinburgh based PPC -pay per click – agency, is looking for a PhD student with a background in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics. The role involves offering guidance and recommendations for technical decision-making in both marketing tool development and statistical modelling used for managing client advertising campaigns; also writing code for an app and testing tools using Google AdWords API.
This is an exciting opportunity to work on part of the University’s Student Experience Project. The PhD intern will work with Student Community Engagement and Healthy University teams and The Centre for Sport and Exercise. The aim of this role is to plan, develop edit and finalise a series of short talking heads films to be published on the websites and through social media.
The University’s International Office would like a PhD student to manage the work placement component of their Business in the Arts Summer School.
Activities will include: liaising with prospective employers, maintaining a database of placement providers, assessing placement opportunities to ensure they meet the quality assurance guidelines, matching individual students to work placement opportunities, monitoring placements and ensure a high quality student experience.