PhD Internships? Yes, it's a thing! | LSE Careers blog
A good thing. PhD internships provide you with an opportunity to widen your experience and achieve knowledge exchange. Find out more about what's available for PhD students and learn about one student's recent experience during his summer internship. During summer 2018, LSE PhD student Tim Monteath from the Sociology Department spent 12 weeks at the Alan Turing Institute, the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence, with headquarters at the British Library. The Institute runs an annual doctoral internship programme. Tim says: This internship was a fantastic opportunity for me to develop my skills and knowledge as a researcher and it allowed me to explore new and exciting research possibilities beyond my PhD. The internship consisted of a three month project at the Institute where I worked under the supervision of a senior academic on a specific research project, in collaboration with the British Museum. It was a joy to turn up to work at the Institute, work