Plant Health Studentships: opportunities for undergrads and providers

3rd Feb 2017

Dr Celia Knight FRSB, plant science education and employability consultant, shares her thoughts on undergraduate opportunities.

"What does a summer studentship mean to an undergraduate?


When considering whether to undertake a summer research studentship, placement, internship or work experience, undergraduates might wonder:


  • Does applying for a research studentship mean you have to know you want to do a PhD?
  • If you are an intern, should you expect to be paid?
  • Do placements mean you do a year out or year abroad?
  • Does work experience mean you don’t want an academic career?

Sometimes the answer to these questions is ‘yes’ – but it doesn’t have to be!"

Read the full post on our blog All Under One Leaf

This post was originally published on the Royal Society of Biology’s blog on 9 January 2017.

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