Welcome to the National Grid Hub

National Grid's job is to connect people to the energy they use. From the warmth and light we rely on at home, and the power which keeps our factories and offices going, to the infrastructure and technologies that are essential parts of our modern lifestyle. The energy industry between now and 2050 is set to change dramatically and...

Read more

Typically recruits

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

To find out more about our organisation please visit:
careers.nationalgrid.com

Over 4,700 students have Followed us on Gradcracker.
A Gradcracker advertiser for at least five years - ideal for your shortlist!
Undergrad intake: 50+
National Grid is an international electricity and gas company.
National Grid serves around 19 million customers directly and many more indirectly.
Our local distribution networks deliver gas to around 11 million consumers.
We distribute electricity in the northeastern US to approximately 3.3 million customers.

Work Placements & Graduate Opportunities

Sally Nicholson

Power Systems Engineer

I first joined National Grid when I was 18 and I joined the Year in Industry programme - that was for 12 months. Then I actually enrolled onto National Grid’s sponsored student programme so I went to university full time and came back to...

Read more

Olagoke Phillips

Technical Graduate, Grain LNG

I’m currently working as a Commissioning Engineer and where I see my role fitting in to National Grid is by delivering this new terminal, to allow us to be able to deliver 20% of the UK gas demand, ensuring the security of supply of UK gas...

Read more

Prestigious BiTC award for National Grid

National Grid has been named UK Responsible Business of the Year 2014 - Business in the community’s top award, in the presence of HRH the Prince of Wales, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry. This award recognises the efforts we’ve been making to embed sustainable business practices and support and work with our communities and the positive difference we make to society and the environment. The judging panel commended National Grid for developing a...

Read more

Miners dig deep to keep London's lights on for the next 120 years

These are the miners tunnelling nearly 200 feet in the mud beneath London to help keep the capital’s lights on for the next 120 years. National Grid hopes the £1 billion London Power Tunnels project will supply electricity to the capital “for generations to come”. It will also power Crossrail through a “super-strength” generator in north-west London. Teams of three miners are working 12-hour shifts piloting tunnel-boring machines to cut through...

Read more

Ali Shad

Power Academy Student, Construction

I was attracted to National Grid for several reasons, it’s a unique business, because it’s a monopoly but it’s highly regulated so it’s not like a number of other power companies within the sector which work on...

Read more