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Electrical Engineering Summer Placements

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Who you are:

You’re a logical thinker who’s adept at finding creative solutions to challenging problems. Resourceful and hardworking, you’re comfortable managing your own time to ensure you get the job done. Using your strong interpersonal skills, you’re able to build relationships with colleagues, suppliers and customers. You are flexible and don’t mind traveling across the country to seek out training and development opportunities.

Where you'll be based:

York, Birmingham.

When you need to be available:

June to August for 10 weeks.

Network Rail – Career Opportunities

Building a better railway for the future is full of challenges but also tremendous opportunities. Join us as a student or graduate and you can play a part in transforming Britain’s rail infrastructure and transport network.

What you'll be doing:

You’ll discover why Network Rail is the single biggest consumer of electricity and one of the biggest telecoms providers in Britain. By exploring renewable energy technologies and smart substation solutions, you’ll help us to make our electricity supplies greener and more resilient. You’ll work with cutting-edge technology and industry experts to develop your knowledge of electrification, signalling and telecommunications. You’ll help us to improve safety and reduce journey times by coming up with innovative solutions to industry issues.

Why you should choose this placement?

A short-term placement offers a unique opportunity to experience many parts of the business, and make a contribution from day one. The scheme is run by former graduates who act as coaches and mentors to our new recruits. There are only a small number of summer placements available which means, if you’re successful, you’ll be highly visible across the function. Many students go on to make successful applications to the graduate scheme and now hold senior positions.

Entry requirements:

You must be in your penultimate year and on course to achieve minimum of a 2:2 in an Institution of Engineering Technology (IET) accredited degree.

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Opportunity Overview

  • December 21st, 2018
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • Summer
  • York, Birmingham
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical
  • Software
  • Systems

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