Illuminating RARE Youth Talent Internship Programme

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Are YOU a young person (16+) and live with a rare or chronic health condition? 

Are YOU looking for meaningful work experience?

Do YOU want to open doors to a rewarding career opportunity? 

Are YOU an employer who can provide opportunities for our RARE Youth?

Let's take the next step toward your dream career together!

Research Assistant

Term: 6 weeks


Status: Unpaid


Qualifications: BSc. or Associate degree with relevant experience. MSc or graduate student preferred.

Must have experience with research projects and research presentations


Project: Create poster abstract from datasets


Location: Home based. International applicants accepted


Hours: Full-time


Sector: Rare disease research


Closing date:


Ideal start date:

Bookkeeper/Accountant Intern

Term: 6 weeks


Status: Unpaid


Qualifications: Must have experience with Quickbooks or other bookkeeping software. Previous experience setting up bookkeeping practices in organisation is ideal


Location: Remote, international applications accepted.


Hours: Full-time


Sector: Rare disease research/education/peer support/advocacy


Closing Date: 


Ideal Start Date: 

Environment Health and Safety Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: BSc degree in Environmental Sciences


Location: Cambridge, UK


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: Health and Safety


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

R&D Biology Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: Undergraduate, BScor MSc in Molecular Biology, Biology, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences or related field


Location: Cambridge, UK


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: R&D


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

Legal Intern


Status: Paid: minimum £21,000


Qualifications: Undergraduate, BSc or MSc in Legal


Location: Cambridge, UK; Berlin, Germany; Italy (remote)


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: Legal/Law


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

Procurement, Supply Chain, Operations Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Business Management, Supply Chain or Operations


Location: Cambridge, UK


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: Procurement, Supply Chain and Sales Operations


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

Executive Assistant Intern

Term: 6 weeks


Status: Unpaid


Qualifications: Executive Administration experience or certified (Required) education


Location: Home based. International applicants accepted


Hours: Full-time


Sector: Rare disease research


Closing date:


Ideal start date:

Patient Advocacy Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: BSc degree in Social Sciences (Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Studies)


Languages: French


Location: Cambridge, UK


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: Patient Advocacy


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

Quality Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: BSc degree in Molecular Biology, Biology, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences or related field


Location: Cambridge, UK


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: Quality


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

Commercial Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: Undergraduate, BSc or MSc in Molecular Biology, Biology, Biotechnology, Biological Sciences or related field


Languages: French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch or German


Location: Cambridge, UK; Berlin (or remote) Germany; Spain (remote); Italy (remote)


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: Commercial


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

R&D Chemistry Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: Undergraduate, BScor MSc in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Material Science


Languages: French, Itlian, German, Arabic, Spanish, Dutch or other European Languages


Location: Cambridge, UK


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector: Procurement, Supply Chain and Sales Operations


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

R&D and IT Intern

Term: 12 months


Status: Paid, min. £21,000


Qualifications: Undergraduate Degree in Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Maths, Statistics or Physics


Location: Cambridge, UK; Tel Aviv, Israel


Hours: 35 hours a week


Sector:  R&D


Closing Date: 25th November 2022


Ideal Start Date: July 2023

Illuminating RARE Youth 
Recruitment Resources

At RARE Youth Revolution, we are always looking to help young people living with a rare disease put their foot through the door in their future career aspirations.  

We have provided a range of resources to help you towards your future career. If you want any further support, such as CV feedback or want to ask any other questions, feel free to contact us at hello@rareyouthrevolution.com

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