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Insights into Construction & Engineering

Engineering Companies

  • ABB. 8 week summer placements for mechanical, electronic or chemical engineering students. 
  • Air Products. 12 week summer placement in the Uk. You need to be studying engineering. 
  • Alstom. Internships available. 
  • Amazon. Internships for software development engineers.
  • Amec Foster Wheeler 10-12 weeks during July - September. They recruit within three main disciplines: Business, Science and Environment and Engineering.
  • Anglo American: The Student Technical Experience Programme (STEP) lets you get out in the field at one of their operations of exploration sites. 8-12 weeks in length for undergraduates studying geosciences or geology.
  • ARCADIS – (4 months). wide range of roles encompassing engineering, science and construction.
  • Astrium. There are internship options in engineering, manfacturing, supply chain, HR, finance, IT and communications. 
  • Babcock: 10-12 weeks over the summer. 
  • BAE Systems: 12 week engineering placement. You will need an engineering, numerical or scientific subject to apply.
  • BAE Systems Detica: 12 weeks at £1,400 per month
  • BMT Defence Services. BMT Defence Services offers whole ship design and technical support for submarines, warships and auxiliary vessels within UK and international defence. They have supported many major UK and international naval and land platform programmes and are at the cutting edge of technology and science. they are based in Bath, Fareham and Weymouth. They offer 6-8 week summer placements in systems and naval engineering. 
  • Buro Happold: 8 weeks between June and September. 
  • Cambridge Consultants.  8 week summer internships for students studying technical degrees. They are a world-class supplier of innovative product development engineering and technology consulting. Most of their projects deliver protoype hardware or software.
  • DESG (Defence Engineering & science Group MOD): The Defence Technical Undergarduate Scheme is a sponsorship scheme for students from certain universities studying science or engineering. It offers £4,000 p.a and paid summer placments. 
  • First Group. Large transport group, offering 12 week placements for HR, engineering or operations students. Located across the UK.
  • GlencoreXstrata vacation & internship programmes are offered across a broad range of disciplines, businesses and countries.
  • Grontmij
  • Hoare Lee: are a firm of consulting engineers specialising in mechanical, electrical and public health engineering. Placements typically last 8- 12 weeks and often lead to a permanent position. For those of you studying an engineering discipline, you will be working within a design team gaining a valuable insight into engineering systems design, improving your understanding of practical applications of engineering theory and gaining an introduction to the world of construction and consultancy.
  • Jacobs
  • Lockheed Martin.  They are a leader in systems integration, working on major programmes spanning the aerospace, defence and civil sectors. They offer 3 month summer internships for software engineers, system engineers and others. 
  • Morgan Sindall: Placements available from 3-12 months. Also provide sponsorship. 
  • Mott McDonald. Summer placements range from several weeks up to 12 weeks. They generally look for students with these engineering disciplines: civil structural, civil water, mechanical, systems, electrical and building services. They are also interested in skills in quantity surveying, transport, hydrogeology, geotechnics, environmental engineering, renewables, sustainability, ecology and water resources. Opportunities across all 30 Uk offices.
  • Petrofac
  • Phillips 66. A range of placement opportunities available at any of their UK locations. 
  • Sellafield Ltd. 10 week summer placements for engineering, science and business students.  Location is in Cumbria or Cheshire. 
  • Ramboll(few weeks up to several months). 
  • Rio Tinto: 60 internships and summer placements across Europe. 
  • Siemens: Their E3 Academy sponsors students studying electrical engineering at Nottingham, Bristol or Newcastle. Their Power Academy sponsors Power Academy Students from Manchester, Quuens Belfast, Imperial, Cardiff, Southampton and Strathclyde.
  • Tata Steel: 3-12 month placements. Opportunities for electrical, mechanical and process & automation engineers. 
  • Tarmac: 6 week summer placememts in engineering, technical and general management. 2.2 predicted degree required.  
  • Technip UK
  • URS. Summer placements available. 
  • WSP group. Engineering & Construction. 8 weeks. They are ainterested in all engineering disciplines, transport planners and envoronmental consultants

Motoring Organisations

  • Aston Martin: 3 month summer placement.
  • Ford: 12 weeks in either IT, sales & marketing, purchasing, finance, supplier technical assistance and product devlopment
  • Jaguar Land Rover. 3 month summer placement within Product Development Engineering or Purchasing located in either Coventry or Warwickshire. Sponsorship schemes also offered to students studying either electrical, electronic, or systems integration engineering or women studying an appropriate engineering discipline. Practice tailored psychometric tests similar to the ones used by Jaguar Land Rover HERE
  • Rolls Royce: 12 weeks in a variety of deptartments including engineering, customer management, manufacturing leadership, finance, HR, supply chain planning and project management.
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