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Graduate scheme

Build your career in research management with us

Our new 22-month graduate scheme is based in LGC’s Grant Management Group where we design, implement and monitor research programmes for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) from our offices in Central and South West London (Twickenham).

What we offer to graduates on our scheme

You will receive training, be mentored and will manage projects on behalf of the NIHR, the nation’s largest funder of health and care research. We see the chance to deliver projects as the best way for you to learn what it takes to be an effective manager. There will be a choice of projects on offer to pitch for - an opportunity for you to hone your skills within a specialism. On completion, you’ll be ready to take your career to the next stage, having acquired a comprehensive understanding of research management.

Entry requirements and how to apply

Applicants should have a degree in life sciences or health and care subject. Apply with your CV and a cover letter by 14 January (annual deadline) to The graduate scheme starts on 1 October (annual intake).
For more information, download our brochure