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Summer vacation jobs 2019

The School of Computer Science is offering paid summer vacation work for its undergraduate students.

Who can apply

You can apply if you are a current UG student in the School of Computer Science, in years 1-5. FAQ: if you are graduating in summer 2019, you can still apply.

You can not apply if you are: currently in Foundation Year, an MSc or PhD student, a student from a School other than Computer Science, or a non-student.

Aplication deadline

17:00 on Monday 15 April 2019. Allocations will be announced before the end of May.

Pay and conditions

Appointments will be paid at £9.56 per hour, subject to University HR Services confirmation. Work will take place on-campus, not remotely. The projects are 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 the end of a student's timetabled 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.

Appointees may be asked to attend the two School Open Days on Saturday 28 Sept and Saturday 12 Oct 2019 to discuss their projects with visitors.

How to apply

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, email the following details to the relevant project manager by 17:00 Monday 15 April 2019:

  1. The name project you are applying for
  2. Your full 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 CVs, covering letters and in some cases a short interview. Project managers cannot inform any students that they have been selected until permission to work in the UK has been verified.

You can apply for as many projects as you like but but each application mustcontain a unique covering letter.

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

Projects available