Placement / Internship

Waste Management Placement Scheme 2023

Chemical/Energy/Nuclear/Process.

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Shaping tomorrow's journeys

We are Atkins

With us, there's always something interesting for you to get involved in.

On our Placement Scheme, join a well-respected team that has a strong reputation in the engineering industry. You'll be part of something big, enjoying all-level support from line managers to senior leaders.

While you grow in areas that excite you, we also encourage you to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you.

Speak to us about how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and how we're Disability Confident and an Inclusive Employer.

With Atkins, you'll be in great company.

Where you could work

Nuclear & Power
Industrial placement location: Bristol, Whitehaven (Cumbria)
Summer Placement: Bristol

Join the teams that have been engineering, delivering, managing and decommissioning nuclear facilities worldwide for over 20 years, from new builds like Hinkley Point C to on-site engineering for clients such as EDF.

We're driving evolution in the areas of offshore generation and transmission, energy from waste, electric vehicle infrastructure and the integration of smart grid technology. And we're also proud to play a part in reaching net-zero by 2050.  

About you

We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Different views and opinions enhance our ability to provide value-added performance and better services for our clients. That’s why we believe different, makes a difference.

Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring.

Our placement scheme has been designed to give you an insight into what it’s like to work with us and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie.

Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development within your chosen role, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. Whichever path you take, your future starts here.

What you can bring

  • An understanding of the consultancy environment
  • Enthusiasm to drive your own career development and a motivation to learn
  • Be curious in your thinking and apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
  • Drive and determination to achieve professional accreditation
  • An ability to adapt to the changing world of work, embracing new technology and agile ways of working
  • The desire to develop relationship building skills which you’ll use with clients and internal stakeholders
  • Confidence to work on your own initiative as well as being part of a multidisciplinary team

Meeting your needs

We aim to promote a workplace which allows our people to perform at their best. So, as well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives in place to create a healthy workplace and support your well-being to include:

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
  • Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development, as well as contributing to the development of policies and working practices

In addition to the above, our top performing placement students (who’ve completed at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme.

How do I apply?

Please click "Apply online now" below to register your details and start your application journey. 

As a Disability Confident Employer, we’re able to support you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially on placements@atkinsglobal.com.

Our deadline for applications is Thursday 1st December 2022. Remember, our programmes are incredibly popular, and some roles may close early. So, avoid disappointment by getting your application in as soon as possible.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 6th, 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £21,255 - £24,856 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 8 weeks -12 months
  • Bristol and Whitehaven (Cumbria)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Chemical
  • Energy/Renewables
  • Nuclear
  • Process

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