CAREERS AT ROTHAMSTED
Feeding 9 billion people by 2050 is a huge challenge, we need the best and brightest minds in order to do this.
WORKING AT ROTHAMSTED
We have over 300 science staff supported by experts in the fields of IT, commercialisation, finance, communications and HR, based across two sites with world class facilities and collaborations in many countries worldwide. We take pride in our people and achievements and aim to provide the modern working environment necessary to allow success. Our Career Development Framework provides a structure for professional development and exciting career opportunities. A comprehensive programme of benefits is available to all staff, please click here to view.
Click here to read our Data Privacy Notice for employees, workers, directors and consultants. This notice explains how we may use personal information we collect before, during and after your working relationship with us.
Our work experience programme is designed to provide students with an opportunity to be involved with cutting edge agricultural scientific research as well as a variety of office based and support tasks. We hope students will gain a useful insight into the various aspects of our organization and the skills necessary for different careers.
WORK PLACEMENTS AND INTERNSHIPS
Rothamsted Research are able to offer a limited number of Work Placements and Internships, unfortunately, we are currently oversubscribed for placements this year and are unable to accept any further applications – please check back regularly for updates.
We have teamed up with Oaklands College to launch a progressive and stimulating apprenticeship scheme. Opportunities exist across the organisation from science support functions through to Facilities. Our apprentices develop a range of skills and knowledge which provide a foundation to build a successful career.
Read about apprentice life at Rothamsted
We view learning and development in all its forms as very important for personal development. Offering high quality mentoring, training, coaching and much more to provide our employees with a lasting legacy and key skills that they take with them in their future careers.
LIFE AT ROTHAMSTED
People are the most important asset of our organisation and we aim to provide the modern environment in which our people work that matches the world class level of our expertise. We are committed to ensuring a good work life balance is maintained and have many on-site site facilities.
Rothamsted Research is proud to hold a Bronze Award from Athena SWAN.
The Equality Challenge Unit’s Athena SWAN Charter was established in 2005 to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research.