Student Stories

As part of the programme students undertake a 12 week professional internship (PIPS) in an area unrelated to their PhD. CASE students are also required to spend at least 12 weeks with their CASE partner. The following case studies are an example of the experiences that our students have had whilst on their placement.

  • AstraZeneca gives Nicole outstanding experience

    Nicole Ward | University of East Anglia

    Nicole Ward, a PhD student in the School of Biological Sciences studying the role of miRNA in Neural Crest development, wanted to gain experience of working in industry and understand the workings...

  • Internship at Adapt Low Carbon Group exceeds expectations

    Janice Layhadi | University of East Anglia

    Janice Layhadi, a Biomolecular science student based in the School of Biological Sciences, undertook an internship at Adapt Low Carbon Group researching the development of biosufactants, with the...

  • Michael gains a variety of skills during his internship with CEFAS

    Michael Macey | University of East Anglia

    Cefas is an applied marine science centre and agency of Defra, collaborating with cross-government, multi-agency bodies that pool scientific resources and knowledge to enable better decision making...