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Electrical Engineering Internship – (12 month)

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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.

Why Join Eaton

Learn why employees chose to join Eaton.


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

Your key responsibilities:   

The Electrical Engineering 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. 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.  

This Internship provides an opportunity to get exposure to a working engineering environment during which tasks are assigned which covers areas including design tools (such as schematic entry and PCB layout), electronic prototype assembly (soldering including surface mount etc.), test systems, debug, analysis, and design. Experience will be gained in the use of Eaton’s world-class business processes, including project management. You’ll be given a high degree of responsibility with support by all colleagues in the team, including an assigned mentor.

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 electrical engineering
  • Student requires good IT skills, including proficiency in MS office, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint, but also feel comfortable working with new programs

Recruitment process:

If you're identified as a stand-out candidate following the initial CV screening stage, you will be invited to attend:

  • A telephone interview
  • Successful candidates in the phone interview will be invited to an individual/panel interview with the Hiring Manager
  • Successful candidates will receive offer

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 organization. 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. 


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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: July 2023
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • 12 months
  • Cwmbran (South Wales), Luton, Nottingham and Mitcheldean (Gloucestershire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical
  • Electronic

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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