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Engineering Companies

  • ABB. 8 week summer placements for mechanical, electronic or chemical engineering students. 
  • Air Products. 12 week summer placement in the Uk. You need to be studying engineering. 
  • Amazon. Internships for software development engineers.
  • Amec Foster Wheeler. 10-12 weeks during July - September. They recruit within three main disciplines: Business, Science and Environment and Engineering.
  • ARCADIS. (4 months). wide range of roles encompassing engineering, science and construction.
  • Arquiva. A leading UK communications infrastructure company enabling a vibrant digital economy. Their infrastructure and associated services enable millions of people and machines to connect wherever they are through TV, radio, mobile WiFi and the Internet of Things. Specifically they look for those studying Engineering, IT, Physics, Maths or Telecommunications related degrees, although they sometimes offer a small number of internships for those studying Project Management, Business Management, Finance & HR related degrees.
  • Babcock. 10-12 weeks over the summer. 
  • BAE Systems. 12 week engineering placement. You will need an engineering, numerical or scientific subject to apply.
  • BMT Defence Services. BMT Defence Services offers whole ship design and technical support for submarines, warships and auxiliary vessels within UK and international defence. They have supported many major UK and international naval and land platform programmes and are at the cutting edge of technology and science. they are based in Bath, Fareham and Weymouth. They offer 6-8 week summer placements in systems and naval engineering. 
  • Buro Happold. 8 weeks between June and September. 
  • Cambridge Consultants. 8 week summer internships for students studying technical degrees. They are a world-class supplier of innovative product development engineering and technology consulting. Most of their projects deliver protoype hardware or software.
  • Croda. summer internships available with this speciality chemical firm
  • DNV GL. summer internships in Maritime, Oil & Gas, Energy or Software 
  • First Group. Large transport group, offering 12 week placements for HR, engineering or operations students. Located across the UK.
  • Glencore. vacation & internship programmes are offered across a broad range of disciplines, businesses and countries.
  • Hoare Lee. A firm of consulting engineers specialising in mechanical, electrical and public health engineering. Placements typically last 8- 12 weeks and often lead to a permanent position. For those of you studying an engineering discipline, you will be working within a design team gaining a valuable insight into engineering systems design, improving your understanding of practical applications of engineering theory and gaining an introduction to the world of construction and consultancy.
  • Jacobs
  • Leonardo. They are the largest inward investor in the UK defence sector, the largest Italian inward investor to the UK, and one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD. they offer a range of summer internships. 
  • Lockheed Martin. They are a leader in systems integration, working on major programmes spanning the aerospace, defence and civil sectors. They offer 3 month summer internships for software engineers, system engineers and others. 
  • MBDA. They offer a 10-12 week summer placment. Available mainly in the Technical and Operations Directorates you'll be studying towards a minimum 2:2 Honours Degree in one of the following disciplines: Engineering (electrical, electronic, mechanical, systems, software, aeronautical, aerospace); Maths; Physics or similar.
  • Morgan Sindall. Placements available from 3-12 months. Also provide sponsorship. 
  • Mott McDonald. Summer placements range from several weeks up to 12 weeks. They generally look for students with these engineering disciplines: civil structural, civil water, mechanical, systems, electrical and building services. They are also interested in skills in quantity surveying, transport, hydrogeology, geotechnics, environmental engineering, renewables, sustainability, ecology and water resources. Opportunities across all 30 Uk offices.
  • Phillips 66. A range of placement opportunities available at any of their UK locations. 
  • Price & Myers. structural and civil engineering summer placement. 
  • Sellafield Ltd. 10 week summer placements for engineering, science and business students.  Location is in Cumbria or Cheshire. 
  • Ramboll (few weeks up to several months). 
  • Rio Tinto. 60 internships and summer placements across Europe. 
  • Siemens. Their three-month summer internship is designed to give you an introduction to the world of a global company. You’ll experience life in either Engineering, Business or IT
  • Tata Steel. 3-12 month placements. Opportunities for electrical, mechanical and process & automation engineers.  
  • WSP group. Engineering & Construction. 8 weeks in either consulting engineering or environmental consulting. 

Motoring Organisations

  • Aston Martin. 3 month summer placement.
  • Ford. 12 weeks in either IT, sales & marketing, purchasing, finance, supplier technical assistance and product devlopment
  • Jaguar Land Rover. 3 month summer placement within Product Development Engineering or Purchasing located in either Coventry or Warwickshire. Sponsorship schemes also offered to students studying either electrical, electronic, or systems integration engineering or women studying an appropriate engineering discipline. Practice tailored psychometric tests similar to the ones used by Jaguar Land Rover HERE
  • Rolls Royce. 12 weeks in a variety of deptartments including engineering, commercial, customer management, manufacturing leadership, finance, HR, supply chain planning and project management.
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