We find brilliant, passionate individuals, and support them to build mission-driven, commercial businesses.

Zinc’s Talent team focuses on finding the most passionate and talented people, then offer them a supportive platform to excel, maximise their impact, and change the lives of hundreds of millions of people for the better.

Could you tackle some of societies biggest issues? We want to hear from you.

Below, you’ll find the current vacancies within our expanding Zinc team and the latest opportunities to join our mission-driven portfolio companies. If you want to become a Founder, Fellow or Coach on our Venture Builder programme, or if you are a researcher interested in applying for the UKRI Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards, please visit the relevant page.

Nothing sparks innovation quite like bringing people together from a diverse range of professional and personal backgrounds. We’re proud that our latest cohort of Venture Builder Founders includes: over 60% women, 40% people of colour with 15% black founders, and an average age of 38.

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Role: Zinc Innovation Internships

Zinc is looking for talented, passionate, ambitious PhD students to join us for fixed-term Innovation Internships of 3 months. We’re looking for students with diverse academic backgrounds but a strong common interest in generating social impact through applied research.

Innovation Internships are open to any PhD student whose funding arrangements cover time spent on this placement. Please note that it is the student’s responsibility to check that their registration and visa status are compatible with the requirement of the internship.

Portfolio Vacancies

There are currently no other vacancies. Please register below if you are interested in future roles within the Zinc portfolio companies.

Student Placements

Students who would like to gain work experience. Register here for a Student Placement within a Zinc Portfolio company. You will gain experience of working in a fast paced mission-led business.