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This role is suited to students who are looking to start their placement year in September 2021.
In the UK, we offer 12-months placement - starting 1st September 2021 - opportunities to undergraduate students looking to gain practical experience within a vibrant and innovative industrial setting. As part of the scheme, you will be partnered with a mentor, have regular reviews with your Line Manager and work on projects that impact the business.
Training and development is provided throughout the placement with successful applicants having multiple opportunities to develop transferable skills in addition to gaining ‘hands on’ experience in a technical discipline.
As part of the scheme students get a chance to cultivate their independent thinking and problem solving skills in addition to working in and contributing to a team. Cross functional/department working and participation in other research activities is also encouraged, where appropriate. Previous work experience in a practical ‘hands-on’ role would be useful but not essential.
The New Sciences function focuses on fundamental science and breakthrough scientific proof of principle which informs and powers innovation. New Sciences explores new frontiers of science that could present opportunities for BAT and then builds the foundation of science that is needed to unlock them. Our aim is to keep BAT ahead of the innovation curve, providing novel and ground-breaking science that allow us to excel in our new product offerings – more innovation, more choice.
In this role, the successful candidate will be primarily responsible for supporting the Applied Science workstream of the New Sciences function, helping to develop fundamental scientific understanding and breakthrough scientific research which informs and powers innovation in support of our new product categories.
The selection process involves:
Applications for multiple roles will be accepted.
BAT is a global tobacco and Next Generation Products company with brands sold in over 200 markets. We have offices all around the world and have long played a significant role in the local communities where we operate across the globe. We are proud that we are frequently rated in many countries as a top employer. Our employees come from diverse cultures and backgrounds, and our business benefits from the breadth of ideas and experiences they bring.