WHERE YOU CAN JOIN US

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

CAVENDISH NUCLEAR - BUSINESS OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

 

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, with ambitious plans for growth at home and abroad. We’re a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting the delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. Whether on our own or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes safer, faster, at lower cost.

 

Based out of Warrington near Manchester, we offer 12-week Business Operations Management summer internships to candidates that can demonstrate a confident and outgoing personality. You’ll be ready to take on challenges, question the norm and communicate with people at all levels. This is the chance to experience our dynamic commercial, trade controls, bidding and business development functions. You can expect to get involved with a diverse range of bids (which are worth from £10k to £100m+) across our business. We’ll teach you how to analyse our competitors, assist in business capture and governance functions, and master commercial and contract management.

 

What you’ll get out of it

 

To ensure you get the most out of the experience, you’ll be assigned a buddy, mentor and graduate manager. You’ll also have regular performance reviews and attend sessions to help you develop key skills such as Communicating for Impact and Career Management. There will be plenty of opportunity to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the company at the Cavendish Nuclear Discover and Develop Sessions. During your time with us, you’ll meet a range of people, from graduates to directors, who will share their experiences and expand your industry knowledge. If you have a successful summer with us, you’ll be fast-tracked through the graduate assessment process.

 

What you’ll need

 

To be eligible for this internship, you must be a penultimate year student due to graduate in 2020, studying a business-related degree or similar. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements.

 

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CAVENDISH NUCLEAR - CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERINGLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, with ambitious plans for growth at home and abroad. We’re a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. Whether on our own or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes safer, faster, at lower cost.

Based out of Bristol, Birchwood, Cumbria or Leicester, we offer Civil and Structural Engineering summer internships for candidates who can demonstrate impressive technical and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances. To ensure you get the most out of the experience, you’ll be assigned a buddy and mentor, have regular performance reviews and attend sessions to develop key skills such as Communicating for Impact and Career Management.

 

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll have plenty of opportunity to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the company at the Cavendish Nuclear Discover and Develop Sessions. During your time with us, you’ll meet a range of people, from graduates to directors, who will share their experiences and expand your industry knowledge. If you have a successful summer with us, you’ll 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 2020, studying a Civil Engineering degree or similar. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements.

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CAVENDISH NUCLEAR - ELECTRICAL ENGINEERINGLearn more and apply

What you'll be doing

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, with ambitious plans for growth at home and abroad. We’re a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. Whether on our own or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes safer, faster, at lower cost.

Based out of Bristol, Birchwood, Cumbria or Leicester, we offer Electrical Engineering summer internships for candidates who can demonstrate impressive technical and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances. To ensure you get the most out of the experience, you’ll be assigned a buddy and mentor, have regular performance reviews and attend sessions to develop key skills such as Communicating for Impact and Career Management.

 

What you'll get out of it

You’ll have plenty of opportunity to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the company at the Cavendish Nuclear Discover and Develop Sessions. During your time with us, you’ll meet a range of people, from graduates to directors, who will share their experiences and expand your industry knowledge. If you have a successful summer with us, you’ll 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 2020, studying an Electrical Engineering degree or similar. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy MOD security requirements

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CAVENDISH NUCLEAR - PHYSICSLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, with ambitious plans for growth at home and abroad. We’re a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. Whether on our own or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes safer, faster, at lower cost.

Based out of Bristol, Birchwood, Cumbria or Leicester, we offer Physics summer internships for candidates who can demonstrate impressive technical and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances. To ensure you get the most out of the experience, you’ll be assigned a buddy and mentor, have regular performance reviews and attend sessions to develop key skills such as Communicating for Impact and Career Management.

 

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll have plenty of opportunity to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the company at the Cavendish Nuclear Discover and Develop Sessions. During your time with us, you’ll meet a range of people, from graduates to directors, who will share their experiences and expand your industry knowledge. If you have a successful summer with us, you’ll 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 2020, studying a Physics degree or similar. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy MOD security requirements.

 

UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ROLE BUT IF WE DO NOT MEET OUR REQUIRED QUOTA WE WILL REOPEN THE ROLE SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.

CAVENDISH NUCLEAR - MECHANICAL ENGINEERINGLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, with ambitious plans for growth at home and abroad. We’re a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. Whether on our own or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes safer, faster, at lower cost.

Based out of Bristol, Birchwood, Cumbria or Leicester, we offer Mechanical Engineering summer internships for candidates who can demonstrate impressive technical and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances. To ensure you get the most out of the experience, you’ll be assigned a buddy and mentor, have regular performance reviews and attend sessions to develop key skills such as Communicating for Impact and Career Management.

 

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll have plenty of opportunity to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the company at the Cavendish Nuclear Discover and Develop Sessions. During your time with us, you’ll meet a range of people, from graduates to directors, who will share their experiences and expand your industry knowledge. If you have a successful summer with us, you’ll 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 2020, studying a Mechanical Engineering degree or similar. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy MOD security requirements.

 

UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ROLE BUT IF WE DO NOT MEET OUR REQUIRED QUOTA WE WILL REOPEN THE ROLE SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.

CAVENDISH NUCLEAR - SCIENCE AND HAZARD MANAGEMENTLearn more and apply

What you'll be doing

Cavendish Nuclear is the UK’s leading nuclear services company, with ambitious plans for growth at home and abroad. We’re a wholly-owned subsidiary of Babcock International Group, delivering complex projects across the nuclear lifecycle. Our work includes supporting the delivery of new build nuclear power plants, extending the working-life of existing nuclear plants and safely decommissioning legacy sites. Whether on our own or with one of our partners, we apply proven experience and trusted expertise to deliver complex programmes safer, faster, at lower cost.

Based out of Bristol, Birchwood, Cumbria or Leicester, we offer Science and Hazard Management summer internships for candidates who can demonstrate impressive technical and interpersonal skills, as well as a willingness to learn and adapt to new circumstances. To ensure you get the most out of the experience, you’ll be assigned a buddy and mentor, have regular performance reviews and attend sessions to develop key skills such as Communicating for Impact and Career Management.

 

What you'll get out of it

You’ll have plenty of opportunity to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the company at the Cavendish Nuclear Discover and Develop Sessions. During your time with us, you’ll meet a range of people, from graduates to directors, who will share their experiences and expand your industry knowledge. If you have a successful summer with us, you’ll 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 2020, studying either a Science or Engineering based degree or similar. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy MOD security requirements.

 

UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ROLE BUT IF WE DO NOT MEET OUR REQUIRED QUOTA WE WILL REOPEN THE ROLE SO PLEASE CHECK BACK ON A REGULAR BASIS.

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 deliver efficient, high quality and well 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. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).

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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. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment)

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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 driven 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’ll have 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 for a Science, Engineering or Maths degree. Successful candidates will also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).

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