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.

  • Vanessa develops her coding skills with CPI Card Group

    Vanessa Bueno Sancho | John Innes Centre

    Vanessa Bueno Sancho wanted to use her internship to enable her to employ and develop her programming and coding skills. After speaking to a fellow student that had spent time with the company...

  • Sam delves into the world of Intellectual Property Management with Stratagem IPM

    Sam Piper | University of East Anglia

    Sam Piper, a University of East Anglia student, has had an interest in Intellectual Property (IP) management since his involvement with Biotechnology Yes as an undergraduate. Biotechnology Yes, now...

  • Shannon champions science with The SAW Trust

    Shannon Woodhouse | John Innes Centre

    Shannon Woodhouse, a John Innes Centre student, wanted to improve her science communication skills with a role that was complimentary to academia while offering a chance to interact more with the...

  • Ann-Marie explores the Natural History Museum

    Ann-Marie Keane | The Quadram Institute

    Ann-Marie, a student at the Quadram Institute Bioscience, had a keen interest in experiencing research in a museum setting and therefore choose to complete her PIPs placement at the Natural History...

  • Agatha explores a career in Public Health and data analytics for her PIPS

    Agatha Treveil | The Earlham Institute (EI)

    Agatha Treveil, a student at the Earlham institute, wanted to investigate the career possibilities relating to Public Health and data analytics, including increasing her understanding of the...

  • Camilla explores outreach opportunities with OpenPlant

    Camilla Stanton | John Innes Centre

    Camilla Stanton, a student at the John Innes Centre, has always been very interested in science communication and roles that can be complementary and supportive to academia. Millie spoke to...