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Materials Engineering Internship Programme – UK (6-12 months)
Nationwide • £17,850 pa (pro rata) • Internship
Key Selling Bullet Point 1
- On this 6 to 12-month programme, you'll gain practical experience on real-life assignments. Along the way, you'll work with some true experts and be taught valuable skills.
- Do well, and you could have the chance to join our graduate programme a fantastic start to a career with one of the world's most prestigious global companies.
About usOur high-performance, integrated power solutions are at the cutting edge of technology. From powering huge commercial vessels to nuclear submarines, supersonic fighter jets to highly efficient passenger planes, or rail locomotives to luxury yachts, we go above and beyond to create better.
And it's all thanks to our people. Whether they work in engineering or finance, manufacturing or project management, our 50,000-strong team work together to deliver excellence in the air, on land and at sea, to customers in 150 nations around the world.
Why work for usJoining us as an intern or graduate means you could be working on awe-inspiring innovative projects, driving business-critical initiatives and learning from world-class professionals.
Wherever you choose to hone your knowledge and develop expertise, you’ll be part of a company with a future every bit as exciting as its history.
Job DescriptionWhat you’ll do
Working alongside our experienced engineers, you'll develop and apply world-leading materials technology in areas such as advanced polymer composites, high temperature nickel superalloys, high performance titanium alloys and ceramic materials. Your focus will be on achieving the highest levels of performance and reliability in our demanding product environments.
You'll work on projects that support a real business requirement and have an impact on the final product, so this is a great opportunity to share your ideas and make a difference. As well as being assigned a technical supervisor, you'll get on-the-job training, exposure to project management and the chance to develop other transferable skills.
Your day-to-day tasks will vary but all of them will be hands-on. It means you can expect to be trained on specialist sample preparation and analysis equipment, like Scanning Electron Microscopes. Following your experimental work, you'll deliver a final presentation to a specialist audience, a further opportunity to stand out and start building your professional network.
The Successful ApplicantWhat you'll need
We're looking for people who'll be happy to share their ideas about how we can do things even better, so we'll want to see great communication skills developed through well-rounded life experience, academically, socially and in any previous work situations.
You should have achieved at least a 2:1 bachelor's degree in Engineering, Maths or a relevant Physical Science, or equivalent qualification.Flexibility is important too, as you could be based at any of our sites, depending on the business area you join.
What's on OfferWhat you'll get
• £17,850 pa (pro rata)
• Learn from experts
• The chance to join our graduate programme if you perform well
• Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies
• Closing date 5th January 2018