Student Radiographer Research Internship





Contract Type

Part time

Talk to Cobalt HR
01242 535 900

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Cobalt is an innovative and dynamic medical charity delivering diagnostic imaging services across the country through dedicated centres in Cheltenham and Birmingham and a fleet of mobile MRI, CT and PETCT scanners. Scanning over 130,000 patients each year, the Charity invests in the very latest imaging technology to support the NHS.

Cobalt puts research at the core of who we are, supporting clinical research trials. A multidisciplinary research team works collaboratively on clinically impactful research. The team’s commitment to producing novel research has developed relationships with external research teams.

Job purpose

Cobalt is proud to provide the opportunity for a radiography student to undertake a research internship. The successful candidate will work as part of an experienced clinical research team, providing administrative support on a large research project.   

Job specifications

  • Term time role with the option to extend into holiday periods if desired
  • 7.5 hours per week at Band 3 ad hoc as per project requirement
  • Initial 3-month period with the option to extend
  • Start date: TBC linking with data collection in a large project

Key responsibilities at Cobalt

  • Work under the direction of the clinical research team
  • Pull clinical history from participant files
  • Collate and anonymise data
  • Anonymise participant images

Required skills and experience

  • Current enrolment in BSc. Diagnostic Imaging or similar in second year of study
  • Strong interest in research
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Comfortable working with MS Excel
  • High attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines


  • This role will enable the successful candidate to gain experience working in a clinical research team
  • Additional training on imaging systems
  • Hands on experience collecting and collating research data
  • Access to knowledge and skills of an experienced research team

Full job description

For an informal conversation or to find out more before making an application contact:

Aine McGovern,