Applications for the 2021 LMB Summer Studentships are now closed. Should circumstances change due to the COVID-19 pandemic there is a risk of last minute changes to the 2021 placements.
The LMB Summer Studentship scheme is aimed at undergraduate students who are considering a future in academic research. The studentships provide hands-on experience of research and a true feel for what it is like to work in a lab. Summer students join one of the research groups at LMB and carry out original research, working along side LMB scientists with full access to the world-class facilities at the LMB.
The LMB is also part of the Experience Postgrad Life Sciences summer internship programme. This is a pioneering programme within the University, its aim is to bring talented students to Cambridge, who might otherwise not consider postgraduate research in the Life Sciences. For information see: https://www.exppg.lifesci.cam.ac.uk/
If you are a secondary school or sixth form student, in Years 10-13, you may be interested in our Work Experience scheme.
Funding & Eligibility
MRC Summer Studentships:
8 – 12 MRC Summer Studentships are available each year, depending on the availability of funds. Studentships last for 8 to 13 weeks, usually between July and September, and we are able to pay a competitive salary for the period of the studentship. MRC Summer Studentships are open to undergraduates who are UK nationals or who have UK residence qualifications, and to overseas students who are attending a British University for full time education with valid student visa for the period of the Summer Studentship, or who have valid Youth Mobility Scheme visa (Tier 5) (see below).
Amgen Scholars Programme
The University of Cambridge Amgen Scholars Programme provides support for undergraduates who are enrolled in colleges or universities in European countries that are participating in the Bologna Process. See University of Cambridge Amgen webpages for further details, including eligibility requirements: https://amgenscholars.bio.cam.ac.uk/.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Amgen programme will not be accepting applications for the summer of 2021.
The deadline for applications to this programme is 1st February each year. To apply go to: https://amgenscholars.bio.cam.ac.uk/.
Youth Mobility Scheme:
For more information please see UKBA website for further details