Proteintech – Internship: PhD Student Internship – deadline: 17th September 2021

Name Proteintech
Department Marketing, R&D and Sales
Placement base location Manchester City Centre
Contact for enquiries Kier Wilkinson
Contact details
Placement job title PhD Student Internship
Potential start date Flexible, ideally September/October 2021
Potential working pattern

Daily work pattern: 8 hours per day

Total hours per week: 35


Details of application method Contact Kier Wilkinson –
Application closing date 17th September 2021
Overview of PIPS organisation
Proteintech is an international biotechnology company that manufactures antibodies, ELISA kits and proteins for use in life science research. Proteintech manufactures all its own products to the highest standards possible, with complete control over the whole manufacturing, validation, and QC process. 90,000+ citations of Proteintech products demonstrates what matters most to the company: the success of its reagents in the hands of scientists, helping them make discoveries that change and explain the world around us.
Placement offered
The role:
The internship at Proteintech aims to offer PhD students experience in the biotech industry with a focus on scientific communications, marketing, and events management. Located at the Manchester office, you will learn from several departments during your three-month placement and contribute to different projects that will have an impact on the commercial success of Proteintech. In addition, we aim to provide useful careers advice and support for future applications.Responsibilities:

  • Scientific content writing –blogs, product focuses, marketing content, technical application tips
  • Events – helping organise and run events for the Scientific community, including Early-Career Researcher Meetings, Post-Doc Appreciation days, Technical Webinars
  • Digital marketing – working on website improvement, providing technical content for digital channels, social media content
  • Market feedback – performing market research, interviewing other scientists to collect feedback on Proteintech activities
  • Flexibility – freedom to use their own expertise and sphere of influence to generate content and increase awareness of Proteintech with other scientists

Essential requirements:

  • Current PhD student, preferably with a research council studentship that allows external internships during their PhD (e.g. BBSRC PIPs scheme)
  • Antibody user of 1-2+ years
  • Confident in at least 1 (preferably 2) antibody applications: WB, IHC, FC, ELISA, IP (also including Mass Cytometry, SPR etc and other more specialist applications)
  • Enjoys writing and science communication
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
Financial contribution/benefit(s)