We run regular careers events for students and graduates studying STEM subjects who identify as women in STEM.
Our women in STEM network with top graduate employers, hear inspirational talks from female role models, participate in skills and panel sessions and more!
We ran 8 events in autumn 2019 and have begun announcing our 2020 events. You can find out more here: Women in STEM Events.
Graduate Software Developer
The Role No coding experience required. We’re looking for bright and geeky graduates to join our Software Developer team. No experience is required, and many of our successful applicants have never programmed before. If you think logically and enjoy problem solving, then you have the potential to become a great developer. A career at TPP will challenge you every day. In your first few weeks you will be solving real-world problems as you help to develop software used by healthcare professionals and patients across the world. You’ll be part of an agile development team, working on one of the largest real-time databases in the world. You’ll work on a wide variety of projects, ranging from AI assisting clinicians with early diagnosis of cancer to an iOS app helping patients manage their diabetes. Developers at TPP are involved in the full software cycle, and work closely with all teams across the company to scope out new projects and design, develop and deploy our products. About TPP TPP is a software house that cares about healthcare. From apps enabling patients to manage their own care to comprehensive hospital solutions, TPP delivers technology that connects everyone involved in healthcare delivery. For over twenty years, we have been applying the most advanced technology to provide a safe and secure environment to deliver care. Our aim is to improve access to healthcare data, making sure it is available whenever and wherever it is needed. We want to help people make the best use of that data, to empower clinicians and citizens, and to create the healthcare systems of the future. TPP has been consistently recognised as an outstanding graduate employer. In both 2017 and 2018 we were awarded the “Top Company for Graduates to Work For” by the JobCrowd. For the last two years, we have also been named in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers list. Salary and Benefits We will give you an excellent starting salary of £45,000 with outstanding annual pay reviews. Your salary will increase rapidly during your time at the company. You will also receive a range of benefits, including: Pub Fridays £200 birthday meal allowance Fantastic holiday entitlement Regular social events Opportunities to travel internationally Life insurance BUPA Health, Dental and Travel cover To read what it’s like to work at TPP and to see our full list of benefits, visit www.tpp-careers.com Requirements Predicted 2:1 or above at degree level Minimum of A*AA at A-level (including an A* in Maths) See below for equivalent grades. To apply, please visit https://tpp-careers.com/roles/software-developer/ and book on to a Logic and Reasoning test nearest to your location. Successful candidates will usually be contacted within two weeks. Please be aware that applications will be kept on file for up to 12 months. International Equivalents Degree Level • GPA of 3.5 or above A Level • 39 or above in the International Baccalaureate • GPA of 4.0 or above • 560 or above in Gaokao Arts • 600 or above in Gaokao Science Please note: The closing date for applications is 20th December 2020
Entry-level Cyber Security Employer-Sponsored Training Academy for Women
This is an exciting opportunity for women who want to start a career or change to a career in cyber security. Join a 12-week training programme with QA – including face to face, and flexible remote learning – to give you all the skills you need to become a successful cyber security software developer. You’ll be employed from day 1 of training, because you’ll be sponsored by an industry employer. You’ll either receive a training allowance during training, or a full salary. No experience necessary – whatever your background, we welcome your application. We just ask that you have the attitude and aptitude to learn cyber – maybe you’ve done free online cyber training, tried out coding or built a website in your own time. You’ll meet the employers at our industry day for the programme, so you can find the right one for you and agree a job offer. If you love learning new things, analysing things, working under pressure, and solving problems using maths and logic – this could be the career you’ve been looking for. There is a well-publicised gender imbalance in the tech industry. We are taking that problem very seriously. So QA has created this training programme, designed specifically for women – to encourage more diversity in this fantastic industry. What’s in store 12 weeks’ free training from seriously clever mentors Learn all about software development and testing – essential skills to be a successful cyber security software developer. You’ll also learn how to secure databases and code to become a digital protector. On top of all that, you’ll learn about the latest trends and innovations in technology – so you have the skills to create new and innovative ways to do things. A supportive learning environment with other women entering the industry Week 1 classroom induction at QA’s state-of-the-art training centre in London Weeks 2-12 – 2 days of classroom training in London, and 3 days of flexible remote learning per week A job offer from your industry sponsor – starting from day 1 of training What we need from you A passion for problem solving, maths and logic Enthusiasm and aptitude to use and learn new technologies Demonstrated passion for tech – tell us on your CV if you’ve done things like free online cyber training, tried out coding or built a website in your spare time About QA We shape the next generation of technologists, leaders and innovators. We empower over a quarter of a million learners a year to push boundaries and thrive in the workplace. For over 30 years, we’ve worked in technology – where the impact of great learning is changing the world. People are learning to use tech to drive phenomenal change. They’re advancing their knowledge to enrich society, build a new culture, better how we live and work together. This is our passion – powering their potential. Application process – what to expect QA will contact you with more information if your initial application is successful. If you are successful, you will be invited to an industry day where you will meet the industry sponsors, have interviews, and discuss job offers with employers. The industry days will take place in late February-March 2020 and the start date of training will be in April 2020.
15 PhD Studentships in Battery Science and Engineering
United Kingdom £20,000 (plus London weighting) + £7000 for training and travel
2020 Faraday Institution PhD Studentships: Are you considering post-graduate study? Interested in being part of a dynamic, pioneering and collaborative community? The Faraday Institution is funding universities to recruit up to 15 talented individuals to become part of its PhD training programme in October 2020 and join the existing 30-strong PhD researcher group. Eligibility is as for UKRI studentships. The Faraday Institution offers an exciting PhD programme. The Faraday institution Cluster PhD researchers receive an enhanced stipend over and above the standard EPSRC offer. The total annual stipend is approximately £20,000 (plus London weighting) plus an additional £7,000 annually to cover training and travel costs. Recipients will have access to multiple networking opportunities, industry visits, mentorship, internships, as well as quality experiences that will further develop knowledge, skills, and aspirations.
Mathematics and/or Science Coordinator for Children’s Education Social Enterprise (MF120)
Do you enjoy working with maths and/or technology and/or science? Would you like to contribute to children’s academic, physical and social well-being? Are you creative and able to think outside the box? If so, we’re looking for people like you who can help us turn maths into entertainment. To see what we do in action check out https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=dgx6DbkZUok Numberfit (www.numberfit.com) is a small but growing social enterprise with big ideas. We are looking for an individual with the energy and enthusiasm to help us grow and become an important part of our exciting and innovative journey. There are many aspects to this role. Delivering sessions in schools. Delivering sessions in schools. Entertainment research, developing and testing activities. Building a fun ecosystem of mathematics. Lesson preparation. Mathematics and Science tutoring. You will need to be highly numerate, fun, hardworking and enthusiastic, with excellent communication skills and keen to help contribute to children’s academic, physical and social well-being. You will also help drive the business forward, though no experience is necessary – enthusiasm and a desire to make a positive change are more important to us. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be highly efficient and be able to demonstrate: A high level of numeracy with A level maths and a quantitative degree discipline. Excellent organisational skills. Throughness with good attention to detail. Highly personable and able to get along with children, parents and schools. IT literate with good experience of all Office packages. About Numberfit Numberfit is an award-winning, educational-technology, social-enterprise that aims to raise the profile of maths. We do this specifically by: Creating lessons where ALL children can feel the glory of winning. Increasing the amount of physical activity in the school day. Exploring the learning opportunities of connecting classrooms. Supporting teachers’ workloads by delivering all resources and giving them a tool to remove marking. Numberfit is a group of projects including: Numeberleague – physically-active maths connecting classrooms via their smartboards. Numbertots – physically-active story-based maths for 3-5 years via immersive giant floormats. Numberraps – a competition delivering positive maths affirmations in ‘rap-battle’ format. Numberprep – award-winning maths and science tuition. Numberbundle – numeracy-based activity boxes for children aged 3 to 7. And more…. All of our projects incorporate physically active learning and have been created to raise attainment and engagement in maths and, to push the boundaries of education. Our sessions are a fun blend of problem solving, energetic physical activities and team games that challenge, motivate and encourage students of all ability levels. They focus on key topics from the National Curriculum and are proven to raise attainment and engagement in Maths. Working for Numberfit involves contributing to all of the aforementioned projects as well as being involved in some innovative new projects under development. Awards and acclaim Numberfit was recently awarded UCLs Innovation in Enterprise award for 2019. Numberfit also won a prestigious place on Goldman Sachs’s 10,000 Small Businesses programme in 2017. Numberfit was won Santander and UnLtd’s Fast Growth Award Winners for Social Enterprises We are located in Amersham (South Buckinghamshire) on the Metropolitan line. If you are as excited by this opportunity as we are and would like to find out more, please apply by sending a CV and covering letter using the reference MF120 to firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you soon so that we can start this exciting journey together.