IET Awards - Diamond Jubilee Scholarships
Awards, prizes and scholarships within engineering and technology
One scholarship of £1,000 per year
Great Chesterford, Cambridge
Plextek is a consultancy at the heart of the Cambridge technology revolution. Plextek has a 30 year history in providing unique solutions for our customers by solving today’s hardest engineering problems in sensing, data collection & communications. We continuously innovate to push the boundaries of engineering and technology. Our customers span a wide range of markets including healthcare, defence, internet of things, security and automotive.
Some example recent projects we have delivered for our customers include integrating sensors with drones to enable them to operate autonomously, radars for detecting debris on runways, sensors and communication backhaul technology for monitoring critical infrastructure in smart cities and a system to non-invasively monitor for the onset of hearing loss.
Based just south of Cambridge, we have easy road and rail routes to the vibrant city centre. We provide a friendly and supportive working environment, including a calendar of regular social events in which to unwind.
You will benefit from the opportunity for summer placements at Plextek, where you will work on an interesting project with other summer students applying and re-enforcing what you have been learning at university.
Note that we end up employing around 2/3rds of our summer students upon their graduation.
Plextek can also provide support and guidance on the final year project of your course. For example, by providing a research topic, assisting with the experimental setup and providing mentorship.