Placement Student — Technology & Innovation — HealthTech

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Job Details

Sedgefield, England Hybrid
Real Living Wage (2023 Rate: £21,028.06)
Full-time - Fixed term
23 Oct 2022 - 23:45
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About CPI

CPI helps make great ideas and inventions a reality. We’re a team of intelligent people using advances in science and technology to solve the biggest global challenges in healthcare and sustainability.

Through our incredible people and innovation infrastructure, we collaborate with our partners in industry, academia, government, and the investment community to accelerate the development and commercialisation of innovative products.

From health technologies and pharmaceuticals to sustainable food and materials innovations, we turn the entrepreneurial spirit and radical thinking of our people and partners into incredible impact that makes our world a better place.

Hybrid Working

We’re embracing hybrid working to build a happier, more productive, and environmentally conscious workplace. Discover more about our new flexible working approach.

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Why this role is important for CPI’s work

Fixed-term contract for 12 months starting in Summer 2023.

Do you have an interest in medical devices, wellness/​fitness devices for personalised care and wellbeing?

Are you interested in new and emerging technologies, materials, products, and systems? 

Then CPI may have the placement opportunity for you! 

CPI has an exciting opportunity available to work in a research and development environment helping companies to develop the next generation of products. You will be working as part of a collaborative, multidisciplinary team looking for challenging opportunities that address real world needs, as part of CPI’s new HealthTech department.

A key area the HealthTech department focuses on is the Internet of Medical and Caring Things, which includes the design and development of novel healthcare devices and wearables to improve patient outcomes as well as empower individual s to better monitor and manage their health, fitness, and recovery.

The person we are seeking

This role would be suited to someone who is currently studying or has recently completed a degree in Engineering, Computing or Science discipline. 

You will have some software development and programming experience gained from your university studies and an interest in a career in healthcare and innovation.

What does CPI offer you?

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, this includes:

  • Up to 36 days holiday, including bank holidays – Plus a holiday purchasing scheme
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life assurance and accident insurance schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Free parking

Find out more about our culture and benefits.

Additional information

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your Cover Letter and CV to support your application.

CPI is an organisation based in the UK. Commencement of employment is conditional to demonstrating right to work in the UK, sponsorship may be available.

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