DESG Graduate Trainee

A prestigious accredited Graduate Scheme; one of the best development schemes for engineers and scientists in the UK. This scheme leads to careers in technical project and programme management of new equipment and its support solutions in Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S).

Most graduates are based in Bristol , although there are limited opportunities in other areas including, but not limited to, Lincolnshire, Andover, Rosyth and Clyde. Work placements during the scheme can be anywhere within the UK with some opportunities overseas.

The Defence Engineering & Science Group (DESG) is a community of thousands of professional engineers and scientists who work as Civil Servants within the Ministry of Defence(MOD) to equip and support the UK Armed Forces with state of the art technology.

The DESG Graduate Scheme is accredited by all the major engineering institutions including IMechE, IET, IMarEst, IoP, RAeS and RINA and has, over many years, launched hundreds of graduates into varied and exciting careers as professional engineers and scientists within the MOD.

The DESG Graduate Scheme will invest heavily in support of your individual professional training and development, giving you excellent opportunity to gain specific technical experience, whilst broadening and deepening your professional development.

Candidates must have, or be studying for a degree in an accredited subject and be on track to achieve a 2:1 or above by August 2014.

Opportunities:

CAAS has a number of places for Engineers looking to progress a career in Cost Engineering, all Engineering disciplines in the accepted degree category will be considered for this ESA.

ISTAR, ISS, Maritime Combat Systems ESAs, with a preference for electrical/electronic engineering and Computer Science/Computer Systems/Cyber/Networks.

Maritime (Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering), Nuclear (Weapons, Propulsion) Engineering Systems Anchor (ESA).

There are limited places on the Aerospace ESA, however Aerospace degrees can be utilised across other ESAs.

There are limited places on the Land ESAs, with a preference for electrical/electronic engineering.

We are not currently recruiting candidates with Maths or Physics degree discipline.

Acceptable degree disciplines are listed below:

  • Naval Architecture/Ship Science
  • Systems Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Telecommunications Engineering
  • General Engineering/Engineering Science
  • Marine Engineering
  • Avionics
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering
  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Control Systems Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Computer/Computing – Science/Forensics
  • Cryptography
  • Cyber (Security)
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Information - Technology/Systems/Security
  • Network – Infrastructure/Security/Engineering
  • Software Engineering/Applications Development
  • Systems Engineering

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: 10th Jul 2014
  • Salary: Minimum £24,370
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Type Of Degree: Bachelors
  • Location: Various
  • Region:
        London and South East
        North West
        South West
        West Midlands
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Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: 10th Jul 2014
  • Salary: Minimum £24,370
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Type Of Degree: Bachelors
  • Location: Various
  • Region:
        London and South East
        North West
        South West
        West Midlands

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