Graduate Intern

Central London
£25.5k full time, plus benefits
Initially 24 months fixed term, with the potential for a permanent role.

The Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), a registered charity, is an international forum where science meets business. Established in 1881 SCI’s main charitable objective is to accelerate science out of the laboratory to address the key societal challenges facing society today. SCI does this by facilitating open innovation, identifying and promoting emerging technologies in the areas of climate and planet and health and wellness, and by providing support for the next generation of scientists and engineers.

SCI runs over 60 conferences and events each year and has a range of publishing and award activities. Today, SCI has members in over 70 countries and with over 900 companies and many academic institutions represented in our network.

SCI is now looking to appoint a Graduate Intern to join us. The Intern programme is a 2-year programme with placements typically across 2 departments. The work is varied and may include research and analysis, supporting innovation developments, marketing and digital, or publishing activities.

We are looking for an energetic, professional team player, with excellent communication skills who associates with the objectives of SCI. This is a great opportunity to build experience and establish a network across industry and academia.

SCI has a small but friendly team, and so flexibility and the ability to work with the wider team to achieve SCI’s objectives is crucial.

This role is office based at Belgrave Square, London, with some days homeworking permitted.

Knowledge and skills required for this role:

  • BSc (Hons) in a STEM subject
  • Good presentation skills
  • Self-starter and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Credible and personable, with the ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Strong association with the objectives of the Society
  • Team player, with an enthusiastic and proactive approach to work
  • Good analytical skills
  • High degree of computer literacy, including proficiency with MS Office
  • A strong understanding of science and its importance for society

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter detailing your experience and confirming your right to work in the UK to Pauline Bannon email address: by Friday 8th September 2023.

Closing Date: 23:59 on Friday 8 September 2023