Undergraduate Work Placements

4 open programmes View all

Location

Belfast, Bristol & Plymouth

Closing Date

February 28, 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 scheme. 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 work placements in several parts of our business. Click below to see what opportunities we have live.

Student Engineer – Land/Rail

Babcock Rail:
Babcock Rail is a leading engineering business in the rail infrastructure market supporting Network Rail, Translink and other rail industry customers in providing a safe, reliable, and efficient rail network. Engineering excellence is what we do best, bringing our ingenuity, expertise and experienced teams of engineering and construction professionals together for the benefit of our projects. Our service range covers the full spectrum of rail systems activities providing a complete project delivery solution that radically reduces interface risk.

What you’ll be doing

At our Belfast site, we’re specialists in the provision of safe, reliable and efficient rail networks across Great Britain. You could be involved in any of these extraordinary engineering projects or you may get involved in something completely new. You’ll get the opportunity to work in a department relevant to your degree subject so you can start putting theory into practice.

What you’ll get out of it

You can expect to work on current projects where you’ll have real input and learn how to work safely in a workplace environment. As long as you are bursting with ideas and enthusiasm, we’ll have something for you to get your teeth into.

What you’ll need:

  • To be going into Year 3 (or above) in your studies of a relevant degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)
Apply now

Engineering & Science – Nuclear – Bristol

(Undergraduates studying STEM based degrees)

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.

What you’ll get out of it

Half of the entire Royal Navy surface fleet is based in Devonport, so you’ll spend your 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

  • To be studying a STEM degree
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)
Apply now

Engineering & Science – Mission Systems – Bristol

(Undergraduates studying STEM based degrees)

What you’ll be doing

You will be based in one of our engineering management offices within the Bristol office and could be working on a variety of disciplines such as Mechanical or Electrical or Systems Engineering.

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll spend your year long placement 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

  • To be studying a STEM degree
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)
Apply now

Nuclear and Marine – Plymouth

(Undergraduates studying STEM based degrees)

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.

What you’ll get out of it

Half of the entire Royal Navy surface fleet is based in Devonport, so you’ll spend your summer 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
  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)
Apply now

Current openings in
Undergraduate Work Placements