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
Placements / Internships

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Graduate Opportunities

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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 4,700 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
A Gradcracker advertiser for at least five years - ideal for your shortlist!

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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Gurjinder- Graduate Electrical Warhead Engineer

"Working at AWE has given me the opportunity to further develop my professional skills both technical and non-technical."

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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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Raising the Church Roof

29/04/2015 AWE has donated £250 to a local charity that is raising money for the renovation of the 900 year old St Peter’s Church in Ufton Nervet, which is to become a local Cultural Community Centre. St Peter’s Ufton Charitable Trust, was set up in 2002, when the much needed renovations of the Grade II listed church began. Prior to this St Peter’s church was in decay and had been redundant for many years. Michele Maidment, Secretary to the AWE community committee...

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