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Research Internship at University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Research Internship at University of Leeds in United Kingdom

Country: UK
City: Leeds
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The School of Earth and Science at the University of Leeds invites two prominent, energetic and enthusiastic students to participate in a Research Internship in Geophysics.  The incumbent will have to work in the independent research under the guidance of Dr. Tim Craig in the top geophysics departments in the United Kingdom. The internship will take place over summer 2020 for a period of 5 weeks. The intern will have the opportunity to select a project to work on from a range of options spanning earthquake seismology and geodynamics.

Roles and Responsibilities 

The interns will be liable for

  • Conducting independent research into a topic in earthquake seismology, tectonics, or geodynamics.
  • Similarly, involvement in the direction and development of their own project.
  • Collating and analyzing data to inform the direction and progression of the research project.
  • Also, participating in the research group and presenting research output where appropriate.
  • Furthermore, continually updating your knowledge, understanding, and skills in the research field.


Students must have the following qualification in order to participate in the research internship at the University of Leeds

  • Undergraduate or Masters degree, or be in the final year of your degree, in geology, geophysics or physics or a closely allied discipline.
  • Interest in academic research in geophysics and/or tectonics as well as a strong background in quantitative geology, geophysics or physics.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal. Similarly, good time management, and planning skills, with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Furthermore, the ability to work unsupervised and to use your own initiative.


The University of Leeds offers attractive salary of £19,612 to £22,417 per annum to the position of the research internship program on geophysics.

 University of Leeds

The University of Leeds is a public research university in Leeds, England. Having the motto of ‘And knowledge will be increased’, the university establishment dates to 1874 as the Yorkshire College of Science. It lies in the top 20 in the world for graduate employability. Moreover, the university has affiliations with 6 Nobel Laureates. Furthermore, Leeds was in the 19th position amongst multi-faculty institutions in the UK for the quality (GPA) of its research. Above all, the university is in 93rd position in the QS World University Rankings 2019. Also, it is the fifth-largest university in the UK in terms of student numbers.



Type of Opportunity Internships
Deadline12 February,2020
Open toAll
OrganizerUniversity of Leeds
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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