WHERE YOU CAN JOIN US

See below to find out more about our Summer Internship Programme opportunities.

MARINE – BRISTOL OR LEICESTERLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

As part of the Marine sector, our 1,200 strong Defence Systems Technology business based out of Bristol/Leicester, works on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, with a number of key clients domestically and internationally. As a result, we’re looking to recruit talented, enthusiastic and driven people to join our team.

 

During your summer placement, which starts in June and lasts for up to 12 weeks, you’ll work as a member of a multidisciplinary, professional engineering team and have the opportunity to contribute to the business straight away. To succeed in this role, it’s essential that you have a positive attitude, as well as a creative and inquisitive approach to problem solving.

 

What you’ll get out of it

During your time with us, we’ll help you develop a variety of skills and give you a chance to work with supportive and knowledgeable professionals.

 

What you’ll need

We’re looking for undergraduates who are on track for a 2:1. We’ll also want you to demonstrate a real interest in engineering and have excellent interpersonal skills. In addition, you should be self-motivated, energetic and keen to learn and develop.

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MARINE – CLYDELearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

As part of the Marine sector, our 1,300 strong business based out of Clyde designs, integrates and supports some of the most complex systems. As the Ministry of Defence’s commercial partner at HMNB Clyde, Babcock delivers efficient, high quality and we co-ordinated in-service engineering support. As a result, we’re looking to recruit talented, enthusiastic and driven people to join our team.

 

What you’ll get out of it

A Summer placement will give you the opportunity to put theory into practice and gain vital work experience and understanding of operations at Clyde. You can expect to receive an overview of all aspects of engineering from Design and Safety, Fleet Planning and Fleet Production to name a few. You will have opportunities to work on projects relating to the business operations, supporting current projects relating to maintenance planning, safety cases and business improvements.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be studying a relevant and accredited degree in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic Engineering in Year 3, or above, of your studies. You must also be a British National and will be required to undergo MOD security clearance.

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MARINE – PLYMOUTH Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

You could be based in one of our design, safety or facility management offices working with the teams who maintain the facilities at Devonport, Plymouth to support the MOD and Royal Navy requirements.

 

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll find half of the entire Royal Navy surface fleet based in Devonport so you’ll spend your summer getting hands on with some of the world’s most advanced naval technology on a working operational site. There are a variety of different opportunities which will involve working in teams and could include technical departments, project management or production teams.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be studying a relevant and accredited degree in Engineering. You must also be a British national and you will need to undergo MOD security clearance, as well as taking a medical.

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MARINE – PLYMOUTH (SAFETY ENGINEERING)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

As part of the Marine sector, our 5,500 strong business based out of Plymouth is a strategic partner of the MOD and the Royal Navy. We undertake 100% of submarine refits as well as 75% of UK surface fleet refits and 50% of fleet maintenance work. As a result, we’re looking to recruit talented, enthusiastic and drive people to join our team. You could be based in one of our design, safety or facility management offices working with the teams who maintain the facilities at Devonport, Plymouth to support the MOD and Royal Navy requirements.

 

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll be part of a multidisciplinary team that includes Health Physicists, Engineers and Human Factors Specialists working together to ensure that our operations remain safe. You’ll spend 12 weeks learning about the role Safety Engineering has to play in our company, in ensuring the safe and effective delivery of projects and the maintenance of our infrastructure.

 

You’ve got to get your head around a lot of different factors to spot where the weaknesses might lie. So you’ll be learning about everything from production and manufacturing, to project management, design and safety. You'll also be part of a multidisciplinary team that includes Health Physicists, Engineers and Human Factors specialists working together to ensure that our operations remain safe. You may be working on projects within the commercial marine sector or refits for submarines or warships for the Royal Navy. You’ll train to become a Safety Engineer, helping us identify and control any possible threats to our people and the environment.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be studying a relevant and accredited degree in Engineering or Science. You must also be a British national and you will need to undergo MOD security clearance, as well as taking a medical.

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MARINE – ROSYTHLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

As part of the Marine sector, our 1,900 strong business based out of Rosyth designs, integrates and supports some of the most complex systems. So a summer here means tackling complex submarine design projects or warship refits, working in renewable energy, on oil or gas projects or supporting project management teams with commercial contracts.

 

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll get experience across several different sectors – including naval and commercial marine, renewables and oil and gas – enjoying the support of a dedicated graduate management team every step of the way. This kind of broad overview will help you figure out what you love and what you’re good at.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be in your third year (at least) and working towards an Engineering or Business degree, or similar. You must also be a British national and you will need to undergo MOD security clearance, as well as taking a medical.

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