Are you interested in science, technology or engineering? Are you interested in taking a gap year to experience the working world before starting university?



In the interest of fostering close links with education, and to provide opportunities for young people to gain a greater awareness of the role science and technology play in today’s world, we offer a number of Technology Scholarships annually to enthusiastic students who are planning to study STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) related subjects at university.

This a great opportunity to experience life in a challenging but rewarding work environment whilst doing what you enjoy and gaining skills that will help you fast track your career.

Details of the scheme

Your first year

You’ll work at Cambridge Consultants as a salaried employee for approximately ten months between finishing school and starting at university, and join a team aligned to your technical interests and career aspirations. During this time, you’ll have the chance to work on challenging projects and take part in the day to day work of the company alongside highly experienced engineers, interspersed with periods of practical training relevant to your chosen discipline.

As an employee of Cambridge Consultants, you’ll also enjoy our many benefits, including participation in the company bonus scheme, 37 hour flexible working week, free breakfast, free lunches and refreshments plus 25 days annual holiday (pro rata, excluding bank holidays)


Your subsequent years

At the end of your ‘gap year’ placement with Cambridge Consultants, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for an annual bursary and summer vacation work. If successful, you’ll be eligible to receive a generous annual bursary for the duration of your first degree as well as guaranteed further employment with Cambridge Consultants during your university summer vacations. 


What you'll need 

  • You’ll need to have, or expect to gain, qualification for entry to university to study a STEM related subject
  • You’ll have a keen interest in learning about technology

Please highlight on your application what STEM related subject you're most interested in taking at university and why. 


You can hear from some of our previous Tech Scholars here:


Future prospects

Cambridge Consultants is committed to developing its employees' careers and has a flexible policy for individual capabilities and preferences. Promotion is linked to merit.

Diversity & Inclusion

Cambridge Consultants is a workplace where everyone is welcome. When the brightest minds come together and feel included, that’s when we develop the most important technology breakthroughs. We believe that diversity can only flourish when everyone feels involved and has a sense of belonging. We welcome and value all people regardless of their characteristics and encourage applications from all backgrounds and dimensions of society.



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