Nuclear Science and Engineering Industrial Placement

From working on radiological protection to maintaining the computer systems that run our nuclear power stations; designing electrical systems to improving safety or operations, we offer a diverse and fascinating range of 12-month industrial placements.

Priyanka Jayakurma’s experience, Science & Engineering Industrial Placement

“Electricity is such a vital component in everyone’s lives.  It powers schools, businesses, hospitals, so I knew that if I did my placement within EDF then I would have a really large impact on society, so that made my placement a lot more fulfilling.”

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Our Nuclear Science and Engineering Industrial Placement has now closed for applications. Check back soon for details of our 2022 placements!

What we’re looking for

• You'll be studying a science, engineering or maths degree

• You’ll be on track to for a 2:1 undergraduate or 2:2 postgraduate degree

• You’ll have technical, analytical and communication skills

• Lots of initiative, business instincts and good people skills

• Desire to learn and develop your abilities

Where we could take you

After you’ve completed your industrial placement, you should know for sure whether you want to be part of the UK’s energy future. If all goes well, we hope to see you back at EDF after university, on one of our graduate programmes.

What’s in it for you?

• £16,500 salary

• Generous holiday allowance

• Product and service discounts

• Wellbeing and support services

Overview

Taking on a real job at a junior level, you'll have the opportunity to learn through hands-on experience under the guidance of highly skilled and experienced colleagues.

By the end of the year, you should know for sure whether this is the company you want to build your career in. If it is, you’ll soon have the chance to start by applying for a place on an EDF Graduate Programme.

Training

Most of what you learn will be on the job, with support from your mentor and the teams you work in. Some industrial placements come with opportunities for further technical training as needed.

Locations

2021 placements will be located at these sites:

  • Barnwood Office, Gloucester.
  • Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station.
  • Heysham 1 Nuclear Power Station.
  • Heysham 2 Nuclear Power Station.
  • Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Station.
  • Sizewell B Nuclear Power Station.
  • Torness Nuclear Power Station.

At telephone interview stage you'll be given the option to state three location preferences from the above list. We will match successful applicants to placements taking location preference in to consideration together with your degree discipline and business needs.

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Our Nuclear Science and Engineering Industrial Placement has now closed for applications. Check back soon for details of our 2022 placements!