Professional development programme for EPSRC-funded research students
Our pilot Industrial PhD Professional Development Programme is designed to help you build your skills to collaborate with industry
Do you aspire to be successful in your research with industry, addressing real world challenges? Do you feel prepared for your collaborative project with your company sponsor? Do you want to expand your future career options by engaging with a company through a placement opportunity?
Our new programme for Industrial PhD researchers in Science and Engineering will help you prepare for successful collaborations with industry and expand your career options.
Eligible doctoral researchers who take part in the programme will be offered interactive workshops, networking opportunities and placements with a range of companies.
Who’s eligible for the programme?
The programme is open to all doctoral researchers who are funded by the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) and the EPSRC National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF).
How is the programme funded?
Where can I sign up for upcoming opportunities?
As part of the pilot Industrial PhD Professional Development Programme, placement opportunities are being made available at a range of organisations — from start-ups, SMEs, charities and government bodies to larger companies.
To find out more, and to register for April's PhD placement fair, visit the Industrial PhD Placement Opportunity page.
PhD student placements
Are you a doctoral researcher who’d like real-world experience of working in a vibrant sector? Find out about our Industrial PhD Placement Scheme.