Who We look for

forefront of almost every
branch of science

We are selective about the applicants we take on board, but thrive on the diversity of intellect, expertise and insight from all science-related disciplines - be that neuroscience, physics, medicine or AI.

Altogether we are 1000's of postgraduates (masters and PhDs), academics and alumni, who are affiliated with select institutions. We want motivated self starters, independent thinkers who aren’t afraid to apply their minds.


Hyper-flexible virtual working

Insight about science & innovation for real world business challenges

You’re in control. In this digital age of virtual work, our platform makes it easy to fit paid consulting work around life’s other commitments in a hyper-flexible way. Accept or decline work as you wish – then choose when, where and how much intellect, creativity and subject-matter knowledge to freelance.

Hone your consulting and analytical skills. Our members have taken their experience of tackling real-world business challenges to Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Google DeepMind, Frost & Sullivan, McKinsey, MIT, Nature Publishing, Rolls Royce, PWC and many others.

three reasons to join
Smarties gave me the invaluable opportunity to boost my CV and confidence, while working on the topics I’m most passionate about. 
Claudia Schulz

PhD student in Artificial Intelligence, Imperial College London