Undergraduate Work Placements

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Closing Date

December 14, 2023

If you’re due to take a placement in industry as part of your degree, we can offer you invaluable real-world experience through our Industrial Placement programme. We offer a range of benefits including the opportunity to earn whilst you learn, develop invaluable business skills and take a step towards your full-time career.

Current work placements

We’re currently offering 2024 work placements in several parts of our business. Read on to discover what opportunities we have live.

Nuclear– Plymouth (Undergraduates studying STEM based degrees)

Location: Devonport, Plymouth

Role type: 12 month industrial placement

Start date: Autumn 2024

What you’ll be doing

You will 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. Our growing Engineering teams work collaboratively with our customers in the UK and around the world incorporating leading edge technology into existing vessels and create innovative new ship designs. During this placement you’ll be given the opportunity get involved in real-world projects from your first day.

What you’ll get out of it

Half of the entire Royal Navy surface fleet is based in Devonport, so you’ll spend your placement year getting hands-on with some of the world’s most advanced naval technology. You’ll have a variety of different opportunities, working as part of technical departments, project management or production teams.

What you’ll need

  • Studying a STEM degree.
  • Many of our early careers roles are subject to Security Clearance and Trade Control restrictions which mean that your place of birth, nationality, citizenship, or residency you hold or have held may impact which roles you are eligible for. Further details are available at United Kingdom Security Vetting: clearance levels – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). For our early careers roles, you must be able to achieve BPSS and many of them require you to be eligible for Security Clearance.

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