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The Biology and Biomedical Engineering Group is looking for an engineering intern with strong practical and analytical skills.  Working in the Medical Technology business, you will use your engineering skills at all stages of the development life-cycle in project teams with our experienced engineers, physicists, biologists and designers.  You will take responsibility for design challenges and technical problems, participating in concept generation, research, design and testing. This internship is an opportunity to experience projects in all areas of medical technology at all the different stages of product development.

The internship is a 12-month placement intended for students who have completed 2 or 3 years of their engineering programme.

Deadline for applications: 4th January 2021


Role description

The Medical Technology Division works on behalf of clients ranging from technical start-ups to large multinational companies across markets including Drug Delivery, Diagnostics, Surgical Products and Digital Health. Our clients are based all over the world and our projects often call for collaboration across our offices in the USA and Singapore.

You will work within a team of highly talented, multi-disciplinary engineers on major medical device development projects, applying your practical and analytical abilities to realise novel medical technologies for our clients around the globe. You will have the opportunity to create exciting cutting-edge technology in areas such as life sciences, drug delivery, surgical and acute care, bioinnovation and digital health.



You will be using your technical skills to make a significant contribution to development projects, from initial concepts through to final delivery. Throughout the year, you are likely to work on a range of projects and an interest in biomedical engineering will be key. There will be opportunities to take part in activities such as concept generation, rapid prototyping, and preparation of technical reports and other high-quality documentation. By working alongside our experienced project staff, you will learn how to perform analysis of engineering designs, how to design and develop test rigs, and how to design and execute experimental test programmes.



A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following.

  • Studying for a relevant Engineering degree
  • A solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and physical principles
  • A creative approach to problem solving and concept generation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills



Why Cambridge Consultants? 

Cambridge Consultants creates exciting and novel breakthroughs in technology and products. We help our clients achieve the kind of game-changing leap forward that will transform their whole business.

At the heart of what we do are talented and motivated multi-disciplinary teams empowered to create cutting edge technologies and systems to solve difficult problems for our clients.

We recognise and celebrate individual talent and we understand the importance of letting individuals be just that. Our people are here to do the best work of their lives and our job is to provide the platform for them to do it. That means letting people pursue the projects that interest them and develop their career in whatever direction they choose.

We’re committed to promoting a diverse workplace. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels included and has a sense of belonging.

We value all people regardless of gender (or gender reassignment), age, disability, race, ethnic origin, parental status, language, religion, marital status or sexual orientation.


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Future prospects

Interns gain invaluable hands-on experience by working alongside our staff on real projects. It’s also a chance to show us what you can do – internships can sometimes lead to the offer of a full-time job once you’ve completed your studies, therefore we invite applications from people who may be interested in applying for a full time job with us after their degree.

Employment benefits

Some of our excellent benefits include a good salary (pro-rata), free canteen - lunches and refreshments, flexible working hours, and access to the social committee.

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