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The Medical Technology Division is looking for engineering interns with strong practical and analytical skills. Successful applicants will be motivated self-starters with a passion for engineering and technology. The placement will involve working in project teams with our experienced engineers, physicists and designers to develop a wide range of medical products and applying your engineering skills to all stages of the development life-cycle. You will take responsibility for design challenges and technical problems, participating in concept generation, research, design and testing.

The internship is a 1-year placement intended for students who have completed 2 or 3 years of their engineering programme. We are considering applications for the following groups and applicants may choose to indicate which role(s) they are interested in in their application, however this is optional:

  • Mechanical Design Engineering
  • Fluidics and Simulation
  • Mechatronics and Systems


Deadline for applications: 4th January 2021


Role description

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

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Specific responsibilities

The day to day work will bring a variety of challenges and experiences and is likely to involve the design and building of test rigs, running test programmes, engineering analysis and design work for a range of multidisciplinary projects. Interns will be expected to produce high quality written records of their work and to present ideas and findings to colleagues and clients.




A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • An excellent academic record
  • Have completed 2 or 3 years of a relevant MEng degree programme, or equivalent.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage their time effectively
  • Interest and ability in problem solving and creativity



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, 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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