Most Group Leaders will consider applications from penultimate or final year undergraduate students for summer placements. To apply for a summer placement, first decide which research group you would like to join. Then please submit by email, to the Group Leader, a two-page CV (including the contact details of two referees), a one-page covering letter and a transcript of any examination marks received so far.

Please do not send a general application to the Institute as we cannot select a lab on your behalf, nor can we pass your details on to any Group Leader.

If a Group Leader decides to host you s/he can apply for one of a limited number of Cancer Research UK summer studentships. To qualify for this funding, you will need to be available for 10 weeks of study. The studentships are open to UK and EU nationals and students who already have a Tier 4 visa. We also welcome applications from students who have their own funding. In the past we have hosted Amgen scholars, and those on the Erasmus exchange programme. Many scientific societies have bursaries available for students to complete summer placements.