Genetic Diversity in Bees Graduate Internship Programme - Application open

Genetic Diversity in Bees Graduate Internship Programme - Application open

Published on: Tuesday, 20 June 2017

The School of Science and Informatics is seeking applications from recent graduates of CIT Science programmes, for a graduate internship programme. The programme will be 10 weeks in duration commencing 3rd July 2017. The overall aim of the project is to undertake laboratory research into the genetic diversity of the bee population in Ireland using novel molecular biology techniques. 


  • To undertake laboratory  research investigating the genetic diversity  of bees  in Ireland and produce a detailed report
  • To assist in the compilation  of research findings into a searchable database. 
  •  To undertake other relevant duties from time to time as directed by the line management team


  • Third level qualification in science or a science-related field
  • Experience in PCR and gel electrophoresis
  • Ability to assess, review and distil complex scientific data and information and to convey scientific information to both experts and non-experts, in report and presentation formats.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Competency in IT applications
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a team and to work on own initiative

Reporting to Professor Hugh McGlynn, Head of School of Science and Dr Helen O’Shea, Department of Biological Sciences
Application of a CV to
Deadline for application Friday 30 June
Salary: €370 per week 

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