Sellafield Ltd

Work at Sellafield Ltd, and you’re not just building a career. You’re embarking on a mission. Joining 11,000 men and women on a 100-year project transforming the Sellafield site, leaving it a safe, environmentally sound space for all the generations that follow.

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Typically recruits

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

The facts

Over 2,100 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
The company has sites at Sellafield and Risley.
Largest concentration of nuclear expertise in Europe - over 50 years.
The Sellafield site measures 6 sq kilometres.
Almost half of the UK’s nuclear workforce is based at Sellafield, West Cumbria.
Over 11,000 employees at Sellafield Ltd.
Some of our most famous visitors to Sellafield include Her Majesty The Queen, Prince Phillip and Prince Andrew.

Placements / Internships (4)

Steven McBride

Site Operations Co-ordinator

What degree/postgraduate course did you study and where? MEng (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering (SW) - Sheffield Hallam University What is your current job title? Site Operations Co-ordinator.  How did you get your...

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Sellafield Ltd Inspires the Next Generation of Female Engineers

  From apprentices to senior managers, Sellafield Ltd’s leading ladies have joined forces to inspire the next generation of female engineers, as part of the national ‘Women in Engineering Week’ (WiEW). The week aims to encourage young women to take an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects, and give them a taste of what being an engineer in the nuclear industry is about. Sellafield Ltd kicked off the week at the...

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STEM festival allows Sellafield Ltd to entertain and educate youngs...

Sellafield Ltd is today hosting a special Science Technology Engineering and Maths (STEM) event at this year’s Whitehaven Festival. Sellafield Ltd’s STEM marquee will be outside the Beacon from today, for the whole of the festival weekend, with lots of fun things for the youngsters to see and interact with. The marquee forms part of a STEM festival today, which has been organised in conjunction with Sellafield suppliers Costain and the National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) who...

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Stuart Robinson

Summer Placement

Mechatronic Engineering, Lancaster University After completing my A’ Levels, I was unsure about university and what subject I was interested in so decided to do a year in industry. I live locally so was aware of Sellafield and decided it...

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Sellafield graduates take pride in Cumbria

A group of Sellafield Ltd graduates have been out in force across West Cumbria simultaneously completing FOUR community projects for local charities. The group of over 70 graduates took the ‘divide and conquer’ approach to helping the community by splitting up into four groups to do a charity walk and refurbish two facilities in Whitehaven as well as an allotment in Egremont. The green fingered of the group got to work on an overgrown allotment belonging to Age UK at...

Jul 8, 2016

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