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Work Experience & Internships

General Work Experience

The Research Groups within the Stem Cell Institute work on a variety of areas of stem cell research. If you would like to enquire about the possibility of some lab experience, please take a look at the list of research groups within our Principal Investigator and Affiliate groups. You can contact any group leader directly whom you are interested to work with (email addresses can be found on the individuals 'profile pages). 

Nuffield Placements

Nuffield Research Placements give students the opportunity to work alongside professional scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians for 4-6 weeks over the summer holidays. Click here to read about a previous student that we hosted on this scheme.

To find out more and to see if you meet the eligibility criteria, please visit


Internships are fixed-term periods of work experience, typically lasting 1-3 months.  

External and existing University of Cambridge students are welcome to apply for Internships within the University. Visit for more information. 

To apply for an internship vacancy that you have seen advertised, please complete the Application Form.

Please note: Applicants must apply to a specific vacancy - we cannot accept CVs from speculative applicants. 

Email:  / Telephone: 01223 765876

The Stem Cell Institute are not currently advertising any Internship positions. 


Erasmus+ is the European Union’s (EU) funding programme for education and training, youth and sport. 

The University of Cambridge has participated in the Erasmus programme since its inception 25 years ago and in the last few years there has been a substantial increase in student mobility with over 150 Cambridge students participating and around 100 incoming students in 2013-14. 

For more information about this programme, please visit the University's Erasmus+ webpage or contact the .


 For more information about general work experience, please contact .

 For more information about the Nuffield Research Placements, please contact