"I was treated brilliantly by every employee from the top down … I was constantly impressed by the time the engineers gave us ... supported and guided in any avenue I decided to explore."

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Company Placement location Type of Placements Offered Restrictions/Notes
Altran Bath

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) This is an embedded software or control and instrumentation-focused scholarship; (3) All students should ideally have a minimum of 5 years’ permanent residency in the UK and be able to obtain security clearance
Apple ~NEW THIS YEAR~ St Albans

Any placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) Longer placements preferred; (3) Must have interest in computer architecture; (4) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in
Arm Ltd Cambridge or Sheffield

Any placements

* No first year students
AWE Aldermaston or Burghfield, Berkshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2020/21; (2) Open only to British citizens/no dual nationals; (3) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (4) No first year students
Beko Research & Development Centre Cambridge

Any placements

* Students must be in the penultimate year of an MEng degree (not BEng)
Cadence Design Systems Ltd Bracknell

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2020/21; (2) No first year students
Chess Dynamics ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Plymouth or Horsham

Any placements

* (1) Must include one longer placement; (2) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (3) Candidates will be required to undergo security clearance
Collins Aerospace ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Solihull

Summer placements only

* Must be successful in Collins Aerospace Security Screening Parameters
Critical Software Southampton

Any placements

* (1) 12-month placement required; (2) This is a software-based placement
EDA Solutions Fareham, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2020/21; (2) No first year students
Embecosm Lymington, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) Must be studying software/computing and have demonstrable interest in compilers, operating systems or AI; (3) Must hold a current passport; (4) No first year students
Graphcore ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Bristol

Summer placements; 12-month placements; 3rd-year MEng placements

* No final-year MEng placements
IDEX Biometrics Farnborough

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) No 12-month placements
Infineon Technologies UK Ltd Bristol

Any placements

* Must include one longer placement
ITDev Southampton

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (3) Must be studying software/computing; (4) Placement is software/embedded systems engineering focused
Leonardo (Edinburgh) Edinburgh

Any placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK and be able to obtain security clearance; (2) MEng students only
Leonardo (Luton) Luton

Any placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (2) Placement is software and/or firmware focused; (3) Software/computing course content preferred for software placements
Moortec Plymouth, Devon

Any placements

ON Semiconductor Bracknell, Berkshire

Any placements

Plessey Plymouth

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* No 12-month placements
Plextek Great Chesterford, near Cambridge

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK and be able to obtain security clearance; (2) One hardware and one embedded software focused scholarship; (3) no 12-month placements; (4) MEng students only: (5) No first year students
Qualcomm Technologies Cambridge

Summer placements only

* Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in
R-P-R Lymington, Hampshire

Any placements

* Requires 12-month placement
Renesas Electronics Europe Ltd Bourne End, Buckinghamshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2020/21; (2) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in; (3) No first year students
RN Electronics ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Brentwood, Essex

Summer placements only

* Must hold a valid UK driving licence
SEA ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Barnstaple, Beckington or Bristol

Any placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK and be able to obtain security clearance; (2) Longer placements offered provisionally dependant on business needs
Sensata Technologies Swindon

Any placements

Sky Brentwood, Essex

Any placements

STFC Harwell, Oxfordshire

Summer placements only

* (1) MEng students only; (2) No first year students
STMicroelectronics Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) No 12-month placements; (2) No first year students
Ultra Electronics ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Weymouth and Portchester

Any placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (2) All selected candidates will be required to undergo security clearance
UltraSoC Technologies Ltd Cambridge or Bristol

Any placements

vivaMOS Southampton

Summer placements only

* No first year students
Waters Wilmslow

Summer placements only

* No first year students

Notes:

  • 12-month placements only apply to students whose degrees include a year training in industry or have agreed with their university to do a 12-month placement in addition to their degree.
  • MEng placements (4–8 months) are only applicable to students at Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Heriot-Watt, Imperial, Newcastle and York.