WHERE YOU CAN JOIN US

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

CAVENDISH NUCLEAR (CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING)Learn 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 or Birchwood, 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 (COMMERCIAL)Learn 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 (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING)Learn 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 or Leicester, we offer Electrical and Electronic 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 (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING)Learn 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, 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.

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CAVENDISH NUCLEAR (NUCLEAR SAFETY CASE / HAZARD MANAGEMENT)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

The aim of the Nuclear Safety Case/Hazard Management Engineering programme is to give you a broad education in all areas of hazard management that will enable you to choose a specialism at the end of the programme. This will involve placements at several of our sites and projects, and training with safety case authors, human factors consultants, engineers of all disciplines, radiation protection advisors and specialists in assessing shielding requirements. There will also be opportunities to work with other specialists such as environmental management as required. Your work will support the safe construction, operation and decommissioning of civil nuclear facilities and Royal Navy submarines. You will be trained to comply with regulations and work with regulating bodies to provide hazard management advice for a wide range of engineering projects and sites using various methodologies across all stages of the site/facility lifecycle.

 

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.

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CAVENDISH NUCLEAR (PHYSICS)Learn 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 Cumbria, 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.

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MARINE – BRISTOL OR LEICESTERLearn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

As part of the Marine sector, our 1,500-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 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 in an Engineering discipline. 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 – CLYDE (ELECTRICAL)Learn 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-coordinated 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 a degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, preferably accredited, 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 – CLYDE (MECHANICAL)Learn 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-coordinated 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 a degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferably accredited, 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 – CLYDE (PROJECT MANAGEMENT)Learn 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-coordinated 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 project management 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 degree in Mechanical or Electrical/Electronic or Project Management, preferably accredited, 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 – KEYNSHAM, BRISTOL (ENGINEERING, COMPUTER SCIENCE, CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

You could be based in one of our design offices, managing projects and undertaking design studies to support the MOD and Royal Navy requirements. You could also be based with our Creative Technologies team, developing cutting-edge “User Experiences” for the Marine Enterprise.

 

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, giving you a wider variety of experiences for you to take back to university.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be studying a relevant degree, preferably accredited, in Engineering, Project Management, Computer Science or Creative Technologies. 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 – KEYNSHAM, BRISTOL (DATA ANALYTICS)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Babcock is an advanced user of information and decision support analytics. Through the provision of our information support and exploitation teams we provide information and decision support at the point of need. This directly enables the most critical parts of our business in making decisions when they count. Working within the Analytics stream you’ll have the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects building your core capabilities as well as developing broader skills along the way. Capability areas include: mathematical modelling and simulation, advanced statistical analysis, predictive analysis, web development, data visualisation, information related technology development and strategy development.

 

What you’ll get out of it

A senior manager will take you under their wing and help you navigate the challenges and develop your professional skills. You’ll gain insight into all our core activities including service delivery, project management, procurement, security, strategic development, ERP systems, and software and asset management.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be studying for a degree in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Operational Research or Computer Science. You’ll also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).

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MARINE – PLYMOUTH (DATA ANALYTICS)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Babcock is an advanced user of information and decision support analytics. Through the provision of our information support and exploitation teams we provide information and decision support at the point of need. This directly enables the most critical parts of our business in making decisions when they count.

Working within the Analytics stream you’ll have the opportunity to work on a broad range of projects building your core capabilities as well as developing broader skills along the way. Capability areas include: mathematical modelling and simulation, advanced statistical analysis, predictive analysis, web development, data visualisation, information related technology development and strategy development.

 

What you’ll get out of it

A senior manager will take you under their wing and help you navigate the challenges and develop your professional skills. You’ll gain insight into all our core activities including service delivery, project management, procurement, security, strategic development, ERP systems, and software and asset management.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be studying for a degree in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Operational Research or Computer Science. You’ll also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).

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MARINE – PLYMOUTH (ENGINEERING, SCIENCE, COMPUTER SCIENCE AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT)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 degree in Engineering, preferably accredited. 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 (QUANTITY SURVEYING)Learn more and apply

What you'll be doing 

During this undergraduate placement, you’ll have the opportunity to be actively involved in all stages of our work and will experience working with different teams on site. We offer a unique learning ground for graduates to help us bring our projects to life. Based at Devonport, Plymouth, we offer a 12-week Quantity Surveying summer placement. You will be ready to take on challenges and be given the chance to experience our dynamic commercial business unit. You can expect to get involved in most aspects of a project’s lifecycle associated with the functions of a Quantity Surveyor with a diverse range of projects across our business (£10k to £100m). We will teach you the required commercial and contract management skills needed to perform all tasks.

  

What you'll get out of it

To ensure you get the most out of the experience, you will be assigned a buddy, mentor and manager. You will also have regular performance reviews and attend sessions to help you develop key skills. There will be plenty of opportunity to visit our other sites and meet placement students from across the Devonport site. During your time with us, you will 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 will be fast-tracked through the graduate assessment process.

 

What you'll need

You’ll need to be studying for a degree in Quantity Surveying or a related subject. You’ll 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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MARINE - PLYMOUTH (SUPPLY CHAIN)Learn more and apply

 

What you’ll be doing

The members of our teams often say that there is no typical day in the life of the Procurement and Supply Chain professional. We touch every kind of project and so the work is very varied. Whatever you find yourself doing, it will be challenging and will make a difference – supporting the business and servicing our customers. Whether designing, building, operating, managing, or maintaining vital assets, one thing is certain – procurement and supply chain management lies at the heart of our operations and plays a pivotal role in our business success. Working as an integral part of our business, to optimise our demand planning, sourcing, supplier relationships and effective inventory management is key to Babcock’s ability to deliver to our customers. We are also proud to have been externally recognised by Procurement Leaders for the ‘2017 Procurement Employer’ Award.

 

What you’ll get out of it

This placement will provide a great opportunity to join our Procurement and Supply Chain team and learn about the key functions of the Supply Chain process.You’ll work on projects across our organisation, developing a deep understanding of the diverse businesses whilst building a well-rounded skill-set for the years to come.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be studying for an undergraduate degree and have a demonstrable interest in procurement or supply chain. Naturally, you’ll be ambitious and a self-starter who enjoys the challenges of a fast-paced and complex environment. You’ll need good interpersonal skills, the ability to drive change and results, and a clear potential for inspiring others. You’ll also need to satisfy the MOD’s security requirements (and may need to complete a medical assessment).

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MARINE – ROSYTH (CHEMICAL)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Babcock is a provider of critical engineering services that are integral to our customers’ operations. Our technology, willingness to innovate and track record of improving efficiency provide us with a unique market position. At our Rosyth site, we’re specialists in the design and engineering of complex marine platforms, as well as the lead contractor for the UK Submarine Dismantling Programme and world leaders in the development and supply of Gas Systems. You could be involved in any of these extraordinary engineering projects or maybe get involved in something completely new. As long as you are bursting with ideas and enthusiasm, we’ll have something for you to get your teeth into.

 

What you’ll get out of it

During the summer placement, you’ll get the opportunity to work in a department relevant to your degree subject so you can start putting theory into practice. You can expect to work on current projects where you’ll have a real input and learn how to work safely in a workplace environment.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be in Year 3 (or above) in your studies of a relevant degree in Chemical 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 – ROSYTH (ELECTRICAL)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Babcock is a provider of critical engineering services that are integral to our customers’ operations. Our technology, willingness to innovate and track record of improving efficiency provide us with a unique market position. At our Rosyth site, we’re specialists in the design and engineering of complex marine platforms, as well as the lead contractor for the UK Submarine Dismantling Programme and world leaders in the development and supply of Gas Systems. You could be involved in any of these extraordinary engineering projects or maybe get involved in something completely new. As long as you are bursting with ideas and enthusiasm, we’ll have something for you to get your teeth into.

 

What you’ll get out of it

During the summer placement, you’ll get the opportunity to work in a department relevant to your degree subject so you can start putting theory into practice. You can expect to work on current projects where you’ll have a real input and learn how to work safely in a workplace environment.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be in Year 3 (or above) in your studies of a relevant degree in Electrical/Electronic 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 – ROSYTH (MECHANICAL)Learn more and apply

What you’ll be doing

Babcock is a provider of critical engineering services that are integral to our customers’ operations. Our technology, willingness to innovate and track record of improving efficiency provide us with a unique market position. At our Rosyth site, we’re specialists in the design and engineering of complex marine platforms, as well as the lead contractor for the UK Submarine Dismantling Programme and world leaders in the development and supply of Gas Systems. You could be involved in any of these extraordinary engineering projects or maybe get involved in something completely new. As long as you are bursting with ideas and enthusiasm, we’ll have something for you to get your teeth into.

 

What you’ll get out of it

During the summer placement, you’ll get the opportunity to work in a department relevant to your degree subject so you can start putting theory into practice. You can expect to work on current projects where you’ll have a real input and learn how to work safely in a workplace environment.

 

What you’ll need

You’ll need to be in Year 3 (or above) in your studies of a relevant degree in Mechanical 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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