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Student/Graduate Intern Researcher (SDG Changemakers Ltd )

University of Cumbria
Pay: £9.50 per hour
Location: Carlisle Carlisle United Kingdom
Category: Graduate
Available from: Immediately
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time And Part Time, Indoor , Daytime Work
Job reference: E05017984
Adventure 2022-03-28 2022-08-13

Job Description

We are the University of Cumbria, a place where people are at the heart of all we do, where enriching the lives of our students, staff and the communities we serve means we make a difference that really matters. Now is a very exciting time to be joining us as an intern researcher. A new study, involving 10 million graduates on professional networking site LinkedIn, has rated as being in the Top 10 for developing business leaders and 14th overall in the Top 50 universities for business. The shows that the university, alongside prestigious institutions such as University of Oxford and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), is producing a higher percentage of c-suite executives than other UK universities.This latest report comes on the back of a study in 2020 by Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance which ranked University of Cumbria as . In 2020, the university was also ranked as amongst the best in the UK for graduate employment and with 96% of students getting a job or going on to further study within 15 months of graduating. It was also ranked 1st in the UK and top 10 worldwide for the quality of its education in the .This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate or current student of the University of Cumbria to gain valuable work experience through an internship with a local company. You will be employed by the University and work with SDG Changemakers Ltd. SDG Changemakers support SMEs, the drivers of innovation and local economic development, to be at the forefront of the zero-carbon future. SDG Changemakers support SMEs to increase their competitive advantage and innovate using the Sustainable Development Goals.We are looking for someone who is proactive, logical, and self-motivated with the ability to undertake desk-based research and present results. We expect you to have strong research and communication skills and an interest in supporting others to deliver sustainable development goals.The post is part time for a total of up to 140 hours and the overall project is to be completed by January 2022. This is a flexible working opportunity, which can fit around student studies and work/home life commitments.This role will involve remote working with possible travel to the South Lakes area for meetings – COVID-19 restrictions may apply. Reasonable travel expenses will be paid and there is also the opportunity for the successful candidate to apply to the University of Cumbria’s for a travel bursary to help with travel expenses if required (£100 allowance available).Informal enquiries: Sarah Allison – Project Manager, sarah..uk, 07969 768919

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