"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."

UKESF Scholar, 2018–22

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Applications for 2020/21 are now closed.

Companies relevant to you are listed in table below. You can further refine your results using the Type of Business and Geographical Area filters.

Company Placement location Type of Placements Offered Restrictions/Notes
AWE Aldermaston or Burghfield, Berkshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (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

Summer placements only

* Students must be in the penultimate year of an MEng degree (not BEng)
Calnex Solutions Ltd Linlithgow, near Edinburgh

Any placements

* (1) MEng placements or 12-month placements only offered from 2022 onwards; (2) No first year or second year students
Caterpillar ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Peterborough

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (2) No first year students
Chess Dynamics 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 required to undergo security clearance
Clas-SiC ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Lochgelly, Scotland

Summer placements only

* (1) Applicants should be EEE/Electronics students with a particular interest in one (or more) of: microelectronics, material science and process engineering; (2) A separate scholarship may be offered to a Chinese speaker
CommAgility Ltd Loughborough

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) No 12-month placements
CSA Catapult ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Newport, Wales

Any placements

* (1) Candidates should specify which job/s they are interested in; (2) Students in at least second year preferred; (3) Summer placements preferred
EDA Solutions Fareham, Hampshire

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (2) No first year students
Embecosm Southampton, 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
IDEX Biometrics Farnborough

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Students must be in the penultimate year of their degree; (2) No 12-month placements
Leonardo (Edinburgh) Edinburgh

Summer placements;
MEng placements

* (1) Must have a minimum of 5 years permanent residency in UK; (2) Candidates required to undergo security clearance; (3) MEng students only (not BEng); (4) No 12-month placements
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 2021/22; (2) Candidates must specify which job/s they are interested in; (3) No first year students
Seagate ~NEW THIS YEAR~ Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Any placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement for 2021/22; (2) No first year students
STFC Harwell, Oxfordshire

Summer placements; 12-month placements

* (1) Requires 12-month placement; (2) No MEng placements; (3) MEng students only (No BEng students); (4) 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.