Nuclear Safety Engineering - Summer Internship
Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa, with exports to additional markets. We provide a range of products and service solutions to enhance our customer’ defence capabilities and critical assets. Our business is underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration and engineering, infrastructure management and specialist training. We help our customers around the world to cost effectively improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets.
Get an incredible summer experience or immerse yourself in our world for a year. It’s not just graduates who get to experience the extraordinary things we do at Babcock. These 10 to 12-week internships over the summer holiday give you the opportunity to try out a discipline and see if it’s something you want to do once you graduate.
What you’ll be doing
As part of the Nuclear sector, our 5,500-strong business based out of Plymouth is a strategic partner of the MoD and the Royal Navy. You could be based in one of our design, safety or facility management offices working with the teams who undertake 100% of submarine refits as well as 75% of UK surface fleet refits and 50% of fleet maintenance work.
What you’ll get out of it
You’ll be part of a multi-disciplinary team that includes Health Physicists, Engineers and Human Factors specialists working together to ensure that our operations remain safe. You’ll spend 12 weeks learning about the role Safety Engineering has to play in our company. You’ll have to get your head around a lot of different factors to spot where the weaknesses might lie. So, you’ll be learning about everything from production and manufacturing, to project management, design and safety. You may be working on projects within the commercial Marine sector, or refits for submarines or warships for the Royal Navy.
What you’ll need
- To be studying for a Science, Engineering or Maths degree
- To be able to satisfy the MoD’s security requirements (you may need to complete a medical assessment)
Babcock International Group
Babcock is an international defence company operating in our focus countries of the UK, Australasia, Canada, France and South Africa, with exports to additional markets. We operate as four main sectors - Marine, Nuclear, Land and Aviation.