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Vacation job opportunities 2017

Vacation Studentships Summer 2017, School of Computer Science

The School of Computer Science is offering paid summer vacation work for undergraduate students who are registered on an undergraduate programme in the School of Computer Science at the time of application.

The deadline for applications is 17:00 on Friday 28 April 2017. Allocations will be announced before the end of May.

All appointments will be paid at the rate of £9.32 per hour, subject to University HR Services confirmation.

The projects will normally be full-time, 35 hours per week.

The dates and duration of each project are given in the project details below but no project will start before Thursday 8 June (after exams) and all projects must finish by 31 August.

Each project will require the student to produce a short report describing the project, the outcomes for the School and the outcomes for the student and to create some web content for use by the School, details to be discussed with the manager.

All appointees must attend the two School Open Days on Saturday 30 Sept and Saturday 14 October 2017 to discuss their projects with visitors. You may also be expected to attend the Open Days on 23 and 24 June 2017.

The projects and their managers are listed below. Please contact the appropriate manager directly ASAP to discuss any project that you are interested in before applying.

To apply for a project please email the following details to the relevant project manager by 17:00 on Friday 28 April 2017:

  1. Which project you are applying for
  2. Your name and Student ID
  3. Your Programme (e.g., CS, SE, CSwIE, etc) and year of entry
  4. Brief CV and a covering letter that outlines how you match the skills required for the project that you are applying for and what experience you have relating to the nature of project work to be undertaken.

We expect there to be several applications for each position, and managers will select successful candidates on the basis of their CV's, covering letters and in some cases a short interview. The project managers cannot inform any students that they have been selected until permission to work in the UK has been verified.

Multiple applications are welcome but each application must contain a unique covering letter.

Queries: For queries about specific projects, please contact the appropriate project managers. For general queries, please contact Toby Howard.