One Programme, Two Years, Three Secondments, Endless Opportunities
nucleargraduates is on a mission to create a diverse pipeline of future talent for the nuclear industry.
The nucleargraduates Experience
A video demonstrating the key values and benefits that the company offers.
Whether your passion lies within science, engineering or business, the nucleargraduates programme will ensure that during your two years with us, you will gain an invaluable insight into the nuclear sector, taking on challenges and having the opportunity to make a real difference.
Upon completion of the two-year programme you will take up a substantive role within your sponsoring organisation. The sponsoring organisation for this opportunity is Rolls-Royce.
The Sponsoring Organisation
Rolls-Royce pioneers cutting-edge technologies that deliver clean, safe and competitive solutions that meet the planet’s vital power needs today an into the future. Their purpose is to use that power to connect, power and protect society, and as an organisation are determined to use their position as a global power group to play a role in creating a resilient, inclusive, net zero carbon future. Rolls Royce has significant scale in naval and is the technical authority for through-life support of the nuclear power plant for the Royal Navy's submarine fleet.
The Role of a Nuclear Engineer
The nuclear industry can offer the successful candidate a wide range of opportunities. You can expect to be involved with:
Designing, building, running or decommissioning nuclear power stations
Working in multi-disciplinary team to develop technical solutions
Identifying ways to improve the efficiency, stability and sustainability of nuclear power plants
Planning and carrying out safety procedures for the transport, storage and disposal of radioactive material
Interpreting data and responding to emerging equipment issues
Writing reports and project plans for key stakeholder, including regulators and co-workers
nucleargraduates is a vibrant, industry led graduate development programme featuring:
Opportunities to collaborate with leading experts across a diverse industry on projects that have real impact
Three secondments across the nuclear sector, providing opportunities to explore a range of careers across the industry
Technical knowledge and professional development opportunities structured against the requirements of the relevant institutes or professional bodies
A corporate social responsibility programme which will include sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm with the next generation of industry professionals
Behavioural skills development opportunities
The nucleargraduates programme gives you:
A dedicated team of experts to support your development and progress throughout your programme
A sponsor company lead to provide you with day-to-day support during your programmes and with your secondments
Access to the alumni graduate community enabling you to learn from other experiences and community of practice. A dedicated mentor, assigned to you upon starting the programme who will stay with you throughout your nucleargraduates journey
Opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills
Allocated budgets to assist you with training, resources, and conferences as well as travel & subsistence
A competitive graduate starting salary
25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays
6 discretionary days leave for study and relocation
Contributory pension scheme
Wellbeing and support services
Minimum Eligibility Requirement
A minimum of a 2:2 in in Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Nuclear Engineering, Physics or Chemistry, achieved within the last 5 years
Have the full right to work in the UK (please note we are unable to sponsor visas or accept those with a Graduate visa as candidates will be unable complete the full duration of the programme
And in return you will give the nucleargraduates programme:
Your enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to inspire the generation and contribute to the future of our industry
Creativity and collaboration
Drive and determination
Willingness to get involved and try new things
Resilience – we don’t expect you to be an expert from day one
Integrity, being impartial, ethical and safe in everything you do
Positivity and commitment to the mission, purpose and values of the nuclear sector
Respect for others
Start date: September/October 2022
Location - Midlands
Candidates will be subject to Office of Civil Nuclear Security (OCNS) Clearance Checks.
Applicants must be willing and able to travel and relocate to complete secondments and training whilst on the nucleargraduates programme.
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