Work Placement / Internship

Electrical Engineering Summer Placement Programme

June 2020

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The opportunity

Spend 10 weeks working on a real project with real responsibilities and give yourself a great head start in your career.

Life at Centrica

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What you'll do

At Centrica, we keep millions of homes and businesses running and work hard to support the changing needs of our customers. Join us, on our summer placement programme, and you will gain a unique insight into life as a professional engineer with a leading energy and services company.

Areas you could potentially get involved in range from gas processing to electricity generation to gas storage work. So, there will be plenty to get your teeth into and it and will take a lot of hard work and initiative on your part. In return you’ll get to develop career-boosting skills and could earn yourself a place on our graduate programme if you really stand out from the crowd.

What you'll need

We’re looking for penultimate-year MEng students or final-year BEng students who are planning on completing an MEng. You must be:

  • Expecting a 2:1 degree in a suitable electrical or control and instrumentation engineering discipline, accredited by the relevant professional institute.
  • A passionate and creative engineer who can deliver solutions within tight timeframes and implement them safely and successfully. 
  • In possession of a full UK driving licence, as you may be required to travel to remote locations
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Free to start your internship on Tuesday 23rd June 2020.

Additional details

At Centrica, we want to attract a broad range of talent which reflects our customers in all their diversity. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals regardless of [for example] age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religions and/or beliefs. 

Please note: we may have to bring the deadline for this programme forward due to its popularity, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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How to Apply

Job ID Number: R9981955
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Opportunity Overview

  • February 21st, 2020
  • £17,500 pro rata (roughly £336 per week) + free accommodation + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Summer
  • Multiple UK Locations

Preferred Disciplines...

  • Control & Instrumentation
  • Electrical

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