Work Placement / Internship

Facilities 12 Month Placement Student


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How will doing a placement assist me during my final year at university?

"It really gave me the opportunity to see the principles and concepts that I learnt at university applied in the real world." Emma, Product Engineering Placement Student at Cummins. To watch the full Gradcracker/Cummins webinar, click here.

Role description

We are looking for an enthusiastic Facilities Placement Student join our team specialising in Facilities for our Engine Business Segment in Darlington, United Kingdom. During your placement with us, you will learn how a major global organisation operates, gaining the tools and exposure you will need to become an expert in the industry and power your potential!

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Assist delivery of Facilities capital projects
  • Helping to create the right environment for all stakeholders on the Campus
  • Assist implementation of efficiency projects
  • Contribute to continuous improvement in Facilities processes
  • Help scheduling of planned and reactive facilities services activities
  • Support relating to the maintenance, repair and installation of new plant and equipment related infrastructure.

To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • Currently studying a degree in STEM, business or project management which includes a 12-month industry placement
  • Computer literate and able to quickly recognise and navigate new IT systems
  • Capable and confident in managing of work plans and schedules & Adaptable to changing priorities
  • Eager to develop new skills in engineering and administrative disciplines


  • Financial wellness
  • Health & wellness
  • Continuing education 
  • Paid incentive
  • Work-life flexibility
  • Development & growth 

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Job ID Number: 200003JA
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £18,200 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Darlington (County Durham)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • All STEM disciplines

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