Companies offer internships to PhD students who work on 3-month research projects, generally under the joint supervision of an industrial partner and a member of an academic department.
- Provides a simple mechanism for companies to start defining an R&D agenda with the help of Academia.
- Gives companies access to PhD researchers with advanced skills.
- Low cost activity. The company typically pays the student's PhD stipend for the 3-month period - the usual funding council stipend is £1133 per month.
- Flexible format: student may spend whole period working at company or interact through a series of visits.
- Flexible timing: the timing of an internship can be arranged to start at any time throughout the year.
Completed PhD Internships
Information on the first PhD placement to be concluded can be found here.
PhD Placements in 2012
PhD placements can be considered throughout the year. Companies who have an interest in establishing a PhD placement in a quantitative topic are invited to contact the SFRA to explore the benefits of this type of engagement.
Please contact Prof Alexander McNeil, Scottish Financial Risk Academy: firstname.lastname@example.org
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