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Operations (Non-Technical) Internship - 12 months


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We make what matters work.   

You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our 12-month Internship role ensures that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organisation. Join us and work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Internship assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, you gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to transform your talent into a career. 

We make what matters work


What sets our internship programme apart?    

Meaningful work: You’ll be given a high degree of responsibility with support by all colleagues in the team. The internship culminates with a formal presentation where students showcase their success stories to leaders of the organization and receive feedback on their performance
Inclusive and diverse culture: We encourage you to be yourself and by joining our inclusion Eaton resource groups (iERGs) you can contribute to building an inclusive and diverse culture, which is ensuring fairness and equity for all.

Learning and growth: Functional learning on the job and a training supports your personal and professional growth during the internship. The opportunity to learn from leaders and experienced professionals is a part of the fabric of every experience. After completion of the internship, and upon graduation, your experience and newly acquired skills could steer you to a variety of career paths, including our rotational Leadership Development Program.   
Well-being and safety: Your well-being matters, so we enable you to maintain a healthy work-life balance You’ll receive attractive remuneration and other perks.

Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready?   

Your key responsibilities:   

The Operations (Non-Technical) Internship is designed to provide opportunities to a diverse mix of students who demonstrate the same high level of ethics, values, creativity and performance we expect from our employees. There are two vacancies, one aligned to Continuous Improvement and the other to Commercial activity. During the 12-month paid internship, you will work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business and will be coached and mentored by Eaton leaders.  

Potential Opportunities for Operations Interns:  

  • Commercial
  • Continuous Improvement (Lean)

In a Commercial position you will support departments with the production and interrogation of data and metrics. You will be involved in tasks and projects continually aimed at delivering excellence to our customers as well as improving their experience; whether in terms of information, sales, product or service.

As part of Continuous Improvement, your work will include supporting the Eaton Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF). You will develop a knowledge of local ELSS/CI Tools through training and Eaton University Courses, and you will support the CI Team to mentor & coach the site through CI Training & Events. You will support the team to identify problem-solving activities and coordinate corrective action plans for production problems. You will plan and assist in designing strategies to improve positive employee relations and increase overall engagement.

Both Interns will be active members of the Site Engagement Committee, selecting and running charity, wellness and sustainability initiatives to drive employee engagement and Eaton’s commitment to local community throughout the 12 months.


Your background:  

  • Undergraduates working towards a minimum of a 2:1 in a related discipline (mandatory, below this you won`t be considered)
  • Geographic flexibility to relocate within the UK for the duration of this internship
  • Have legal authorization 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) ready to start in July 2023
  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor's degree or master’s program with a major in business, economics, management, or a related field
  • Student requires good IT skills, including proficiency in MS office, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint, but also feel comfortable working with new programs


  • 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

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 12 months
  • Nottingham
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Analytics
  • Business
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Statistics

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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