Undergraduates 12 month Industrial Placement

National Grid
£15,000 - £19,999
30 Nov 2017
13 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

National Grid – Undergraduates 12 month Industrial Placement
Location: Warwick
Salary: £16,500

A step ahead

We’re National Grid: we bring power to people. From heating up homes to keeping the lights on in hospitals, the energy we deliver makes the everyday possible. Now, you can help us, as we shape the future of millions and build the hi-tech networks of tomorrow.

A year in industry is proving more and more popular among Undergraduates – and for good reason. Our placements let you to establish a track record of impactful project work, build essential, real-world skills and make an informed choice when it comes to picking your career path. If you’re passionate, curious and driven, we’ll show you how to use those talents to the full.

What routes can I take?

Technical and Engineering

From ensuring the safe operation of the National Electricity Transmission System to balancing the nation’s gas supply with demand, working in one of our Engineering and Technical programmes is as varied as it is challenging.

As part of this vital function, you’ll test your skills on frontline projects, keeping energy flowing to our customers, reliably and efficiently. Here, your input will have immediate, real-world implications for people and places, every day.

Non-Technical and Commercial

Keeping up with energy demands is our organization’s central task. Our Operations teams oversee that effort, whether they’re constructing new tunnels and installing overhead cabling as part of Capital Delivery, or making sure the network is fit for purpose as part of Gas Transmission Owner.

Joining one of our Non-Technical and Commercial programmes means helping to design our network and future-proofing our infrastructure. Your insight will shape our plans and your passion will ensure we’re ready for anything.

Business Support

Encompassing Finance, Procurement and I.T, Business Support keeps National Grid moving. Although not directly involved with the transmission of energy, your input will ensure we’re equipped and prepared for whatever the future holds.

A career in Business Support means ensuring everyone at National Grid has everything they need to get the job done effectively and efficiently, time and again.

What we’re looking for

We want you to get everything you can from your experience – and to make a real impact on the progress of our business. This means we’re looking for team-orientated Undergraduates with excellent planning and time management skills. You’ll also need to be confident working on multiple projects with different teams, across the business and away from home.

What’s in it for you?

A year in industry is your opportunity to find out if a career at National Grid is the right fit for you. If you enjoy your experience and impress us with your abilities, you could start your final year with a place on the Graduate Development Programme – and the portfolio and skills to start a career filled with possibilities.

As well as this you’ll receive:

  • A starting salary of £16,500 per annum
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • A guaranteed place on the Graduate Development Programme (provided performance targets are met)
  • An invitation to join NewNet, our new starters network and employee resource group
  • The opportunity to work across the UK (must be willing to work away from home)
  • 3 days development training
  • Support and fund EngTech for desired institutions
  • Buddy to support you during your placement
  • Ongoing feedback and support
To find out more, click Apply.
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