Welcome to the AWE Hub

AWE plays a crucial role in national nuclear security. Working to support UK defence we’re a community of creative thinkers from all kinds of backgrounds in all kinds of roles, with one clear mission - to keep everyone and everything around us safe and secure. Read more »

Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths
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Graduate Jobs

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AWE has played a crucial role in the defence of the United Kingdom for over 60 years.
AWE's work covers the entire lifecycle of nuclear warheads - from concept to disposal.
AWE employs approximately 5,000 staff (plus around 6,000 contractors).
AWE's headquarters are in Aldermaston, Berkshire.
AWE houses some of the world's most advanced experimental facilities.
Over 4,900 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
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Beth

Warhead Mechanical Engineer

"I liked the idea of the graduate scheme because I would get the chance to work around the company, learning more about what AWE does and how I could contribute."

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Gage

Graduate Materials Characterisation Scientist

"No two days are the same! I’m not just in an office all day, my time is split roughly 50-50 between office and lab work."

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A young graduate is calling on more women to take on engineering roles

Catriona Hudson is calling on women to be determined to increase the number of women in engineering roles.

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Go tell someone that STEM is fun

There are numerous studies and reports that highlight the gap in the supply of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) professionals and UK demand.

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