Sellafield Ltd Industrial Placement Scheme 2017

Salary: competitive
Location: North West
Start date: Jul-2017
Sectors: Engineering, Management, Environmental, Energy & Utilities

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If you're looking for an insight into the world of work our scheme will support your development in your degree and provide you with vital employability skills.

Based in the beautiful Lake District, the Sellafield site has been operational since the 1940s and is home to some of the oldest nuclear facilities in the UK. This site pioneered the harnessing of nuclear power to generate electricity for the country. Now we're setting global standards in high hazard reduction and are at the forefront of the UK's nuclear industry.

Wherever you join us across our programme - you'll be part of a 100 year mission to transform the UK's first nuclear site; leaving it a safe, environmentally sound space for generations that follow.

You will work alongside industry leading experts, who will challenge and mentor you in equal measures to ensure you are developing in your chosen field.

The Industrial Placement Scheme is designed to provide you with a flavour of what it is like to work at Sellafield Ltd and although you are only with us for a shortened period of time we can assure you that you will still feel you have made a difference.

Location: Risley, Warrington & Sellafield, West Cumbria

Where do I fit in?

Due to the varied nature of the roles available at Sellafield Ltd we ask you to consider which profession area is your preferred option.

Please review our profession fact sheets at if you haven't already done so.

Although we ask you to select an area of interest to guide us, we do like to get to know you through the recruitment process to ensure that your placement is the best fit for you.

We look for candidates to be professing towards a 2:1 in their chosen subject, be in their penultimate year at university (2019 Graduation for Industrial Placements) and engineering subject to be working towards a masters.

Engineering Degree?

We have roles for Industrial Placement Engineers in Design Engineering and Plant Engineering.

Science Degree?

We have roles for science based Industrial Placement Students within our Technical department.

The Scheme...

The Sellafield Ltd Industrial Placement Scheme is a 12 month programme that offers you on the job experience in one of the most challenging Nuclear Facilities in the world.

In return we offer a competitive salary and a support network that will aid your growth.

As part of the Industrial Placement Scheme you will get the chance to take part in activities that will allow you develop your skills in line with our Graduate Scheme and also allowing you to obtain valuable employability skills and experience.

Recruitment Process

We pride ourselves in the selection of our Students - you can expect to take part in various exercises including an Aptitude Test and Interviews.

Start Date & Duration

The Industrial Placement students will start with Sellafield Ltd in late June 2017 and will be on a Fixed Term Contract for 12 months.

Recruitment for this campaign is on-going so therefore you are advised to regularly check your emails (including any junk mail/spam folders) for correspondence relating to this post, this could include assessment or interview invitations and any other type of correspondence relating to your application.

In the event of a high number of responses to any advert, Sellafield Ltd reserves the right to close the vacancy early.

In promoting equal opportunities, Sellafield Limited welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We select people according to their abilities and our needs and as users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disable applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.