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Research on Polymers for Industry

Placement Type: Paid Internship (300-400hrs)

Placement Description:

Detailed research on particular polymers and particular properties for a specific range of products

Skills Gained and Learning Opportunities:

Broad knowledge in the area of polymer science

Total Number of Hours: 360

Period of Placement: (If Start Date/End Date are blank, the Placement is "open")

Start Date: 10-2014
End Date: 12-2014



Minimum requirement: BSc Chemistry BSc Chemistry with Materials BEng (Hons) - Mechanical stream

Other Qualities:

Host Organisation Name: Malta University Consulting Ltd

Host Organisation Description:

Malta University Consulting (MUC) is the consulting arm of the University of Malta which provides scientific/technical consultancy services. Through close collaboration with academia and industry MUC has access to a wide spectrum of knowledgebased resources, which include the know-how of members of staff from different Faculties, Centres and Institutes available through the University of Malta, as well as a broad selection of industry needs. Experts are engaged to work on R&D projects coming from industry and tenders coming from different public entities.

Host Organisation Address:

Level 2, Take Off Business Incubator Dar Guzeppi Zahra University of Malta

Name of Contact Person at Host Organisation: Dr Ing. Alexia Pace Kiomall

Phone Number: 2340 8903

Selection of Candidate: Best candidate

When you click on APPLY for this placement you will be directed to an email message which you may edit as your cover letter. Before sending the email, do not forget to go through the following checklist:

  1. Edit the email as your covering letter or attach your covering letter
  2. Attach your CV
  3. Ensure that the email is sent directly to the email of the ‘Host Organisation Contact Person’
  4. Keep the DegreePlus Office in copy ( in the application email, and
  5. You are also to keep the DegreePlus Office informed of any positive feedback received from the Host Organisation.


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