If you are interested in pursuing an industrial pre-registration place you should be aware that certain companies require you to have previous experience with them; via their undergraduate summer placement scheme.
Here is a short list of some of the opportunities available to MPharm undergraduates, particularly third years. Make sure you check out each company’s website and what the various schemes entail! Please note though, that information regarding these positions is only available whilst applications are being accepted!
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have internships and placements over the summer that students can apply to! So if want to “become part of a global company, develop your skills and gain valuable work experience” follow this link for more information: http://uk.gsk.com/en-gb/careers/undergraduates/
AstraZeneca offer summer placements, during which students are given the opportunity to apply for one of their pre-registration places. For more information, visit their website via: https://careers.astrazeneca.com
MSD are another company that have summer placement opportunities for undergraduates. So if you’re looking for a placement that “provides rewarding opportunities and diverse experiences, whilst working within a collaborative team” then click here: http://www.msd-uk.com/careers/students/index.xhtml
Pfizer offer an undergraduate trainee placement scheme, though unfortunately applications for 2016/17 are now closed. However, it’s well worth reading through their information (there is a fact sheet available via the link) and keeping it in mind for next year! More information can be found via: http://industrialtrainee.pfizercareersuk.com
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