Do you want to work on real-time projects alongside leading scientists and engineers within a globally renowned company?
Leonardo is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection, and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. We are a continually expanding company, offering exciting opportunities to talented individuals who want to work at the forefront of technology. With the majority of our engineers having chartered status, you can look forward to working with highly skilled professionals that are passionate about their work.
Leonardo’s Industrial Placement Programme offers you a paid placement to develop your knowledge and skills in our innovative and practical environment. In addition to working with our highly skilled engineers and business professionals, successful completion of an Industrial Placement can often lead to an offer for a permanent graduate position and securing your place on our industry leading Graduate Development Programme.
The 6 month – 1 year Industrial Placement Programme
Our Industrial Placement Programme is designed to offer you the opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills you require to become an engineering or business professional of the future. On our programme you will engage with challenging and exciting project work, and deliver innovative business or technical solutions as part of a team of subject matter experts. Throughout the programme you will receive coaching and support from your team to achieve your objectives as well as your personal development goals. You will gain a wide array of experience on your placement that you can apply to your academic studies and future career.
At Leonardo we value individuals who continuously demonstrate a dedication to their personal development, and successful completion of an Industrial Placement with Leonardo can lead to an offer on our Graduate Development Programme. We are looking for highly motivated individuals who are willing to take on a challenge to fill our industrial placement roles, and we will demand a high degree of customer focus and work performance from you in order to meet our operational challenges. If you are willing able to commit to giving your best performance, you will find Leonardo a very rewarding place to work!
We are looking for talented, enthusiastic Science & Engineering Students to help us design Complex Antenna Structures that form part of Microwave/RF systems executing high performance Rx, Tx and signal processing functions.
You will gain valuable experience towards your future career by joining our highly skilled team designing these systems that form part of our self-protection systems installed on fast jet, UAV, land and naval platforms.
You will get the opportunity to develop lifelong skills with the support of world class experts in their field.
You will use our world class super-computing facilities to develop 3D EM modelling skills to design cutting edge antennas at frequencies as high as 40GHz. Your designs will form key parts in high performance EW systems to meet challenging system requirements.
You will learn how to assess your work in our world class anechoic test chambers and laboratories to develop robust designs that will function reliably in harsh environments to enable decades of use.
Your role may even take you across the UK or abroad for technical reviews.
Nationality and Security Clearance
Please note that in order to apply for this opportunity you must be eligible for UK Security Clearance. Normally this is to the level of Security Check (typically known as “SC”) for our business.
All of our Industrial Placement roles require a minimum of a predicted 2:1 grade in a relevant degree discipline. For technical roles please note that our preferred degree disciplines include Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, or other STEM subject degrees.
We work in a modern, flexible environment and will accommodate your personal needs wherever possible.
Leonardo values their people and we reward commitment with a competitive remuneration and flexible benefits package including:
Leonardo is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK MoD, come and be a part of a community and work with some of the most talented engineers in the UK on some of the most exciting projects around!
Don’t delay – these roles attract high competition so APPLY NOW to avoid disappointment.
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