Placement: Thermo Fisher Scientific (Runcorn) TY833
Location: Thermo Fisher Scientific, Tudor Road, Runcorn WA7 1TA
Placements are available with Thermo Fisher Scientific throughout the year (term time and holidays), supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding.
The final part of the scheme is a one-day professional development experience held 4-6 months after your placement.
This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.
Going on a placement at Thermo Fisher Scientific will help you to:
Inspire your students – see first-hand the careers available to students, through experiencing projects and meeting various professionals involved in STEM, working in areas across the business. Understand about the future employment opportunities that the medical design and engineering industry can offer your students.
Build strong links with a local employer – connect with a local employer to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership. Help to boost your students’ confidence in making career choices and support the development of their employability skills. Find out more about the skills and competencies required for a career in a leading engineering and technology company, gain ideas for future collaboration (e.g. work experience, mentoring, speakers). Develop your own understanding on how real life engineering and technology can inspire your students to consider STEM careers and further study.
Enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make careers choices within STEM, taking into consideration future growth areas within STEM industries and both academic and vocational career routes.
Thermo Fisher Scientific is global leader in the design and development of scientific products for labs across the world.
At the Runcorn site, you will gain experience of the design, manufacture, testing and training of medical devices, used for the diagnosis of cancer. The on-site design teams use CAD / CAM to create rapid prototypes, ready for manufacture. Products are manufactured and tested at site, with training facilities available to support clients with adopting new equipment into their laboratories.