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Mechanical Engineering Internship - 12 months

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Who we are:

Our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. As a power management company with 2020 sales of $17.9 billion, approximately 100,000 employees and selling products to customers in more than 175 countries, we make what matters work.

Eaton’s 12 month Internship Programme gives placement students real insight into working in a global manufacturing business. Within the UK we have numerous placements on offer that are located across the country operating within the Electrical and Vehicle industries.

We make what matters work


What positions are we recruiting for?

There are numerous roles suited for individuals studying Mechanical Engineering including

  • Customer Support Engineer - Design Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Programme Management
  • Quality Engineer - Test Engineer

What you will get:

During the paid placement you will:

  • Gain invaluable experience working with a team of diverse people
  • Be encouraged to contribute and lead real business projects
  • Build relationships with our extended cohort of students that are located across the UK - enhance your skills through on-the-job training and external workshops

What do you need?:

Candidates will be:

  • Undergraduates working towards a minimum of a 2:1 in a related discipline (mandatory, below this you won't be considered)
  • Geographically flexible as the positions are located across the UK
  • Ready to start in July 2022
  • Have legal authorisation to work in the United Kingdom without company sponsorship and where appropriate comply with ITAR regulations (we do not sponsor any type of visa for this internship)


  • Healthcare programmes to support you now and as you plan for the future.
  • Paid time off with vacation, sick days and holiday observance.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites).
  • Recognition programmes for a wide range of achievements.
  • Referral programme to reward you for helping us find the right candidate.
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long.
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Materials Science
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Metallurgy

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