A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) could be the perfect launch pad, helping enhance your career prospects by providing you with an opportunity to manage a challenging project central to a business’s strategic development and long term growth.
You’ll ‘own’ your own project, linked to both our university and a business whose experienced teams will provide you with full support.
Here, Carolyn McFall from KTP lists five reasons to apply.
5 REASONS TO APPLY FOR A KTP?
- Fast track your career
KTP is a real opportunity to deliver impact and shape your future career development. 90% of our KTP Associates at Queen’s are offered permanent positions at their host company at the end of the KTP project and go on to progress within the business.
2. Competitive salaries
All KTP salaries are extremely competitive. As a KTP Associate, your salary will be decided by the company in line with industry standards and with any other company employees at a similar level.
3. Support from leading QUB Academics and company supervisors
During your KTP project you will have an Academic Supervisor from Queen’s who will have specialist expertise in the relevant discipline and provide ongoing support throughout your time as an Associate, as well as a day to day company supervisor to support all aspects of daily work in progress.
4. Training and Development budget
You will receive dedicated coaching and mentoring and in addition to salary, an Associate on a standard two-year KTP project will have access to over £8,000 for training and travel.
5. Great perks
As a member of University staff, you will also have access to staff training courses, library and sports facilities as well as the option to join the University Pension Scheme.
To find out more, visit Queen’s KTP site