Are you interested in IT Consultancy? Are you a Computer Science Student at the University of Kent?

If so then you are eligible to apply for a place in the KITC.

You can apply by completing this form: Link

The closing date for MSc level applications is the 7th December and we will be running an assessment center on the 12th December .

If you are an undergraduate in either stage 2, or on your placement year then the closing date is 1st February with assessment centers/interviews W/C 10th February . If you are in stage 1 then feel free to apply but we won’t be able to interview you until you reach stage 2.

Why Be a Consultant

Develop your professional skills, whilst working towards academic credits.

Student Consultant, get the opportunities to build skills that will make them highly employable:

  • Project Management - scoping, estimating, planning and tracking work, and delivering outcomes together as a team.

  • Client Management - setting and managing expectations, managing exceptions, stakeholder engagement.

  • Digital Consultancy - leveraging their skills as computer scientists, our consultants help clients understand how to work more digitally. They capture the business needs of our clients, and use their "digital savvy" to find off-the-shelf solutions to need these needs.

Delivering commercial projects; you will deliver the KITC’s commercial services by applying your technical knowledge to solve business problems. This will include face to face consultations with clients to conduct requirements gathering workshops, prototyping workshops and training. You will also be required to conduct research, and solutions analysis, and produce high quality documentation.

Be involved in the full lifecycle of projects including planning, monitoring and execution. You can expect to be involved in a number of projects, both for commercial customers, and also for the KITC itself.

Whether you did a year in industry or going straight into final year KITC allows to you develop your business skills, technical skills and develop your professionalism.

Want to Know more?

Watch our video below which will tell you a little bit more about what being a consultant is all about. You can also see our Student IT Consultant role description which will help you decide if it's right for you. If you have any general questions then please email and a member of the team will get back to you.