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Nuclear Controls Engineering Internship Programme – UK (12 months)

Nationwide   •   £17,850 pa (pro rata)   •  Internship

Key Selling Bullet Point 1

  • Learn from some of the most respected and highly qualified professionals in the field.
  • Working on live projects, over your 12 months you'll work in our Civil Nuclear or Submarines divisions, problem-solving and designing integrated systems for optimal effectiveness.

About us

Our  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 us

Joining  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 Description

Controls  Engineering  focuses  on  the  measurement  and  control  of  wider  engineering  systems.  The  huge  variety  of  different  engineering  systems  used  globally  means  a  career  in  this  field  can  give  you  almost  limitless  opportunities  and  challenges.  

Our  internship  programme  is  designed  to  give  you  both  the  insight  and  experience  you  need  to  take  your  first  steps  towards  that  career,  not  least  because  you'll  learn  from  some  of  the  most  respected  and  highly  qualified  professionals  in  the  field.  

Working  on  live  projects,  over  your  12  months  you'll  work  in  our  Civil  Nuclear  or  Submarines  divisions,  problem-solving  and  designing  integrated  systems  for  optimal  effectiveness.  As  you  develop,  the  challenges  will  increase  in  complexity  and  responsibility,  combining  on-the-job  learning  with  training  modules  and  project  work.

And  because  you'll  be  doing  it  in  a  real-world  business  context,  you'll  have  every  chance  to  make  an  impact.  You  might  even  be  invited  to  join  our  graduate  programme  a  fantastic  start  to  a  long-term  role  with  one  of  the  world's  most  prestigious  global  companies.

If  you  are  a  student  member  of  an  institute,  experience  gained  on  your  internship  can  be  used  to  credit  some  of  your  learning  towards  your  graduate  programme  and  chartership  status,  should  you  choose  to  join.

The Successful Applicant

What  you'll  need

You'll  need  a  2:1  bachelor's  degree  (or  equivalent)  in  a  discipline  like  Electronic,  Electrical,  Software  or  Computer/Control  Systems  Engineering,  or  Computer  Science.  Just  as  importantly,  you'll  have  excellent  communication  skills  and  plenty  of  initiative.  Inquisitive  and  resourceful,  you'll  always  be  keen  to  explore  new  areas  and  find  different  ways  to  make  your  mark.  You  should  also  be  flexible  in  terms  of  where  you're  based.

Due  to  the  nature  of  this  work,  we're  unable  to  employ  anyone  who  doesn't  have  the  legal  right  to  live  and  work  in  the  UK.  This  role  is  subject  to  Full  UK  Security  Clearance  and  if  you  have  spent  more  than  three  months  outside  of  the  UK  in  the  last  five  years  (e.g.  travelling,  working,  living),  we  might  not  be  able  to  employ  you.

What's on Offer

• £17,850  pa  (pro  rata)  
• The  chance  to  join  our  graduate  programme  if  you  perform  well
• Bonus  schemes
• A  competitive  pension
• Training  and  support  specific  to  your  development  needs
• Leisure  facilities,  clubs,  societies  and  social  activities  
• Closing  date  5th  January  2018