UKAEA Graduate Scheme

Job Title: UKAEA Graduate Scheme
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Salary: 20000 - 30000
Reference: REF-1
Contact Name: Amy Jordan
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 14, 2017 08:33

Job Description

Want to make the most of your degree? The UK Atomic Energy Authority is the ideal place to make use of your skills, in areas from fusion technology research to autonomous systems.

The UK Atomic Energy Authority`s purpose is to lead the commercial development of fusion power and related technology, and position the UK as a leader in sustainable nuclear energy. 

Our graduate scheme will enable you to develop both general work-related skills and professional qualifications to excel in your chosen discipline.

Each year, we aim to recruit between 6 to 8 graduates in the areas of:
-Mechanical engineering
-Robotics and remote handling
-Control & instrumentation
-Electrical and electronics engineering
-Software engineering
-Business systems support

Within our two year scheme 20% of your working time will be dedicated to graduate training and development. The remaining 80% is spent in a job role in one of the above areas. Within the 20% there is a core suite of tasks and activities designed to develop your professional skills. Elements of this programme are flexible and can be tailored to your personal development needs and to those of your specific job role.

The scheme provides you with a mentor who will help to develop your career and gain the relevant experience.

We also encourage and support you to achieve professional accreditation. Our scheme is accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and the Institute of Physics (IoP) as a professional development scheme.

You can find more information about the graduate scheme on our website:

Please also take a look at our recruitment video

The UK Atomic Energy Authority actively promotes equality and values diversity in our workforce. We operate a number of flexible working arrangements (such as part-time working/job share/home working). Flexible working may be available with this role.

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