Get an incredible summer experience or immerse yourself in our world for a year. It’s not just graduates who get to experience the epic at Babcock. These 10 to 12-week internships over the summer holiday give you the opportunity to try out a discipline and see if it’s something you want to do once you graduate.

WHERE YOU CAN JOIN US

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

CAVENDISH NUCLEARLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group and we deliver complex projects across the span of the nuclear lifecycle. Our work ranges from design and build and working-life extensions of existing nuclear plant to the safe decommissioning and remediation of legacy sites. Whether on our own or with one of our partners, we’ll be applying proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes. We’re looking for graduates with a wide range of qualities, including high technical skills, good interpersonal skills and a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances. There are a variety of different opportunities for Commercial interns which will involve working in teams and could include, Project Management, Legal, Bids or Procurement to name but a few!

 

What you’ll get out of it

We understand that to be successful you need to have the right support, therefore you will be assigned a buddy and mentor, have regular performance reviews and attend sessions such as Communicating for Impact and Career Management to help you develop key skills. 

In addition to this there will be many opportunities to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the company at the Cavendish Nuclear Discover and Develop Sessions. You will also meet a range of people from graduates to directors who will share their experiences and help increase you knowledge about both the company and the industry. 

For those who have a successful summer you will be fast tracked through the graduate assessment process.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be a penultimate year student due to graduate in 2018, studying a Business degree, or similar. You must also be a British national and you will need to undergo MOD security clearance.

 

WE WORK ON A ROLLING APPLICATION BASIS AND THIS ROLE IS NOW CLOSED WHILST WE REASSESS DEMAND AND CURRENT APPLICATIONS. IF REQUIRED, WE WILL REOPEN, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.

DEFENCE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Defence Systems Technology (DST) is a business unit within the Marine and Technology Division of Babcock International Group. DST works on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects for a number of key clients, both domestically and internationally. The business continues to win new work and is growing at a significant pace. 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 multi-disciplinary, 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.

 

WE WORK ON A ROLLING APPLICATION BASIS AND THIS ROLE IS NOW CLOSED WHILST WE REASSESS DEMAND AND CURRENT APPLICATIONS. IF REQUIRED, WE WILL REOPEN, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.

MARINE AND TECHNOLOGY - CLYDELearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

At HM Naval Base in Clyde our big focus is on the Vanguard and Astute Class Nuclear Submarines. The Astute Class submarines are the newest and best in the MoD’s Fleet, so servicing them is a complex job. That’s why having a full mix of engineering skills on site is vital and why we put so much effort into training our graduates. Without our great people we can’t continue to do a great job. To make the most of the opportunities Clyde has to offer, you’ll need to have great technical skills, and passion to develop further.

 

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.

This fantastic opportunity will enable the successful candidates to achieve experience in Engineering, networking at Clyde and allow you to interview Babcock Clyde as the exciting stepping stone to our fantastic graduate programme and potentially spiral your career to the future staff of Babcock.

 

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 AND TECHNOLOGY - PLYMOUTHLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

A summer spent at Western Europe’s largest naval base is the perfect opportunity to turn theory into practice and experience. As a strategic partner to the MOD and the Royal Navy, we’re able to undertake 100% of submarine refits as well as around 75% of UK surface fleet refits and 50% of fleet maintenance work. So expect to get an overview of all aspects of engineering, from design and manufacture to repair and maintenance. 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 AND TECHNOLOGY - PLYMOUTH (SAFETY ENGINEERING)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

A summer spent at Western Europe’s largest naval base is the perfect opportunity to turn theory into practice and experience. As a strategic partner to the MOD and the Royal Navy, we’re able to undertake 100% of submarine refits as well as around 75% of UK surface fleet refits and 50% of fleet maintenance work. So expect to get an overview of all aspects of engineering, from design and manufacture to repair and maintenance. 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, Plymouth – including Type 23 frigates, the Amphibious Assault Fleet and their hydrographic vessels – so there’s a huge amount to learn. You’ll spend your summer getting hands on with some of the world’s most advanced naval technology on a working operational site.

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 and help 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.

 

WE WORK ON A ROLLING APPLICATION BASIS AND THIS ROLE IS NOW CLOSED WHILST WE REASSESS DEMAND AND CURRENT APPLICATIONS. IF REQUIRED, WE WILL REOPEN, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.

MARINE AND TECHNOLOGY - ROSYTHLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

You’ll get a real taste for the breadth of our work at Rosyth – a unique site. In 2015 we started work on the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm – a 400 Megawatt (MW) project being built by energy company E.ON, alongside partners in the UK Green Investment Bank plc. It will include 116 turbines, with the nearest located 13km from shore. Alongside these commercial projects, we also take on warship support work and handled over 50% of the detailed design for the UK’s new aircraft carriers – the largest and most powerful ships ever built for the Royal Navy. 

 

What you’ll get out of it

This placement opportunity within our business will be taking on the role of “Strategy Analyst”, working directly for our Strategy Director within our Energy & Marine Technology business. Some of the objectives our successful candidate will be working towards are:

 

- Research and present primary reviews to establish initial business cases for acquisition.  This involves researching company finances and characteristics, comparing with strategies of our business unit and Group, and recommend further analysis.

- Generate Business Case documents to mature business cases.

- This will usually involve wider market research, defining relative competitive positions, analysing potential synergies, and undertaking Net Present Value calculations for the proposed project.

- Provide reports on relevant markets (history and futures).

- Gathering and analysing replicable information on markets to inform our understanding of long term trends.

- Ensure provision of original and excellent output and communication

- The Strategy team aims to set an example to the rest of business on quality of output and presentation.

 

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.

 

WE WORK ON A ROLLING APPLICATION BASIS AND THIS ROLE IS NOW CLOSED WHILST WE REASSESS DEMAND AND CURRENT APPLICATIONS. IF REQUIRED, WE WILL REOPEN, SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.