Undergraduate Course

Department of Chemistry University of Oxford

Sagentia

Oxford University students invited to apply for undergraduate STEM bursary with global R&D consultancy

Generous £2,500 bursaries on offer to science & engineering undergraduate students; deadline 16th September

Science and engineering undergraduate students at the University of Oxford are invited to apply for paid bursaries with a leading global research and development consultancy.

Sagentia, which undertakes innovation, technology and product development work globally on behalf of leading organisations and start-ups in the medical, industrial and consumer products sectors, is offering 10 bursaries of £2,500 to support science and engineering undergraduate students during the academic year starting September 2013.

The University of Oxford joins six other Universities on Sagentia’s STEM Bursary Scheme, a new initiative from the company which aims to support the development of science and engineering skills in the UK. It builds on the success of existing Sagentia initiatives, including its student internship programme and graduate recruitment scheme.

Dan Edwards, Managing Director at Sagentia, comments: “Sagentia has a strong track record of providing exciting career opportunities to talented STEM students, who join us in applying cutting edge scientific and engineering thinking with the world’s most innovative and successful businesses. We are launching the Sagentia STEM Bursary Scheme to help financially support the brightest prospects in the next generation of innovators as a key component of Sagentia’s graduate programme and focus on innovation.”

Successful applicants will also be given preferential consideration for paid 10 week summer placements with Sagentia in 2014. Sagentia has provided opportunities to interns since 2000 with many going on to work for the company after graduating.

Interested students should visit Sagentia’s careers page: www.sagentia.com/careers.