Our Internship Programme

Summer Internships at Canon Medical Research Europe, Edinburgh, UK

We are now looking for students or recent graduates who would like to be considered for a 3-month paid Internship between June and September 2018.

About us

Canon Medical Research Europe is a research and development centre that creates advanced visualization software for use in medical scanners.

Our software is integrated into Canon's scanner and enterprise system products (e.g. CT, Ultrasound, MR, X-ray) and is in use in hospitals across the world. We work closely with specialist staff within Canon's Medical Systems Corporation in Japan and the US, and we have strong links with local hospitals and universities.

There are over 100 software engineers, scientists, clinical specialists, testers and other staff at our Edinburgh office.
Our work is challenging, but very rewarding. Please visit our recruitment webpage for more information of what it is like to work at Canon Medical Edinburgh https://www.research.eu.medical.canon/recruitment/work-environment

Summer Internship Programme – Software Engineering, Medical Image Computing and Machine Learning

We are now accepting applications for our excellent summer internship programme. In recognition of this we won an NUE award for the best small to medium sized undergraduate employer in 2015 and were shortlisted again in 2017.

Several positions are available, working within diverse project teams across our R&D division. Topics areas are:

  • Software Engineering (e.g. Application development, Software infrastructure, Software tool development)
  • Medical Image Computing (e.g. Image analysis, Visualization and 3D rendering,)
  • Machine Learning (e.g. Deep learning neural networks, Decision forests)

Applications are welcomed from students of the following disciplines:

  • Computer Science / Software Engineering / Informatics
  • Mathematics / Physics / Engineering
  • Machine Learning / Informatics / Medical Imaging

You should be at the following stage of your studies to apply:

  • Third year (entering final year after the summer) or Final year undergraduates on course to achieve 2:1 or higher
  • Early-stage postgraduate students (MSc or PhD)

In addition to an excellent academic record, you should have sound knowledge of writing software. We work primarily with C++, but Java, JavaScript, C#, Python and MATLAB are also useful skills. Additionally, we place value on sound mathematical competence, particularly 3D geometry. This is a requisite for any scientific topic.

In our internship programmes, there is an excellent opportunity to gain relevant work experience through joining a dynamic, innovative team developing industry-leading medical imaging solutions. The work is fast paced and intellectually stimulating.

Application Process

To be considered for these vacancies please fill in our internship application form which can be found here: Internship Application Form 2018 - Re-advertise.doc. Please state on the form which position you are applying for and which topic area is of interest to you i.e. Software Engineering or Medical Image Computing or Machine Learning.

Please send your completed application form (attaching a CV is optional) either by email to recruitment.edi@eu.medical.canon or by post to:

Summer Internship programme
HR Department
Canon Medical Research Europe, Ltd
Bonnington Bond
2 Anderson Place

Closing date for all applications for the Summer Internship Programme is Tuesday 13th March 2018. Unfortunately, we are unable to consider CV’s without the attached application form. Following the closing date, a shortlist will be drawn up and successful candidates contacted to proceed to the next stage of the recruitment process.

The placements are planned to commence on Monday 4th June 2018.