Thales

Thales. Who are we? We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. By combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create, we’re transforming the world around us. If you’re a graduate who’s keen to embark on a stimulating career, or an undergraduate looking...

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

The facts

Over 4,100 students have followed this employer on Gradcracker.
Undergrad intake: 40+
Graduate intake: 120+
We provide the secure network communications for 3.7 billion Chip & PIN transactions every year.
Enjoy watching films at 35,000 feet? We provide the technology for your in-flight entertainment.
We register more than 300 patents every year.
7% of UK revenue is reinvested in research & development.
90% of UK credit card transactions are secured by Thales.
80% of the world's pilots have used Thales' training devices.
95% of Network Rail's telecommunications infrastructure is maintained by Thales.

Engineering Firm Thales UK Takes Bridgwater College Students on Des...

July 6th 2015   A team from Thales UK's security business has taken a group of students to Scotland, for a one day crash course in design thinking, hosted in the Glasgow Design Centre and accompanied by a tour of the Thales manufacturing facilities. The group of level 3 full-time 'pioneer' students from Bridgwater College are working with Somerset Chambers of Commerce, local businesses and Thales to 'co-design' a longer term programme of student challenges , for...

Jul 8, 2015

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Luke Peel

Software Engineer

Up until now I started with a Summer Internship in 2009 before going to university in September. The work was interesting and I had no idea what to expect on my first day, but I liked it so much that I’ve worked at Thales every summer...

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Carl Whittaker

Software Engineer/Scrum Master

Up until now One of my first projects was to deploy certificate generating machines to different sites across the world – my introduction to legacy software which was probably written when I was at school! I had to reverse engineer some...

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Jake Shepherd

Digital Hardware Engineer

Up until now University is great for giving you a theoretical knowledge of engineering, but if you want to put that theory into practice, Thales for me is definitely the place to be. My first practical experience involved fixing a demonstration...

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Top tips for landing a role at Thales

Laura Herbert – Early Careers Resourcing Business Partner, Thales UK. So, it has finally arrived – the dreaded day when your tenure as a student is fast approaching its conclusion and ‘the real world’ beckons. After navigating the hustle and bustle of the Careers Fair at your University and sifting through all the literature (not to mention the awesome freebies) that you acquired, making the leap from student to graduate employee is starting to look a little...

Nov 3, 2015

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