Nuclear – Plymouth (Nuclear Safety Engineering)



Get an incredible summer experience an immerse yourself in our world. It’s not just graduates who get to experience the extraordinary things we do at Babcock. These 10 to 12-week paid internships over the summer holiday give you the opportunity to try out a discipline and see if it’s something you want to do once you graduate.

What you’ll be doing

As part of the Nuclear sector, our 5,500-strong business based out of Plymouth is a strategic partner of the MoD and the Royal Navy. You could be based in one of our design, safety or facility management offices working with the teams who undertake 100% of submarine refits as well as 75% of UK surface fleet refits and 50% of fleet maintenance work.

What you’ll get out of it

You’ll be part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes Health Physicists, Engineers and Human Factors specialists working together to ensure that our operations remain safe. You’ll spend 12 weeks learning about the role Safety Engineering has to play in our company. You’ll have to get your head around a lot of different factors to spot where the weaknesses might lie. So, you’ll be learning about everything from production and manufacturing, to project management, design and safety. You may be working on projects within the commercial Marine sector, or refits for submarines or warships for the Royal Navy.

What you’ll need

To be studying for a Science, Engineering or Maths degree

  • To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)
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Babcock International Group

Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa, with exports to additional markets. We operate as four main sectors - Marine, Nuclear, Land and Aviation.

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