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Careers

On this page you will find options of studying immunology at different degree levels as well as a library of resources to help you plan your career. These include our new webinar series on career development and soft skills for early career researchers (ECRs). To access these webinars please log in to the members' area of the website. 

Studying immunology
Why study immunology

Find out what this exciting area of biomedical sciences is all about.

Undergraduate study

Find out about the options of studying immunology at undergraduate level.

Postgraduate study
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Find out about all the options of pursuing immunology at postgraduate level.

Clinical training
Clinical training

Find out about the Immunology Speciality Training and what a career in clinical immunology involves.

Career development for immunologists
Career Development Webinars

A webinar series designed to provide you with information, tips and discussion points on how to deal with our new working environments and take the next step on the careers ladder.

ECR WEBINARS

A webinar series aimed at Early Career Researchers (ECRs) and designed to help build your soft skills providing expert insight on building resilience, networking and transitioning to independence.

Funding opportunities

Find current funding opportunities offered by other societies and organisations.

BSI jobs board
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Check out the latest job vacancies including jobs at the BSI head office, PhD scholarships and other job opportunities.

Immunology Training Days

A new partnership aimed at immunology trainees and scientists preparing to sit the Royal College of Pathologists Fellowship exams.

Guides and resources
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Resources for undergraduates, postgraduates and those working in the field.

For clinicians

Career development resources for clinical immunologists.

Training courses and events

See a list of postgraduate courses in immunology and other short training courses.

Public engagement

Volunteer at our events around the country to engage the public in your research.

Research in pictures

Check out a diverse range scientists as part of a virtual public engagement showcase for World Immunisation Week 2020

Career case studies

Learn about the different careers that graduates in immunology have gone on to do and their experiences.

BSI Projects
Immunology Educators
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Take a look at the profiles of some of the leading immunology educators currently working in UK higher education.

BSI careers review

The BSI has carried out a review of immunology careers in the UK. 

BSI Summer School

The BSI run an annual Summer School aimed at introducing people to immunology and helping them further their knowledge

Mentoring Scheme

The British Society for Immunology's mentoring scheme provide support to early career researchers working in the field. 

BSI internship scheme

Check out our exciting internship opportunities for individuals wishing to learn about the work of learned societies.

yEFIS Task Force

The yEFIS Task Force aims to create a network of early career researchers (ECRs) in Europe working in immunology.