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Graduate schemes at National Grid Transco guarantee a full-time role at the end of your placements in our business. We’re committed to developing your technical skills, soft skills and industry knowledge to make sure that you get the best start possible."
We are the UK’s leading engineering support services organisation in the UK and employ more than 34,000 people around the world. We make sure we invest in our people, because it's our people that make us, and therefore bring through the next generation of engineering specialists. "
It's our job at AWE to ensure that our world is kept safe and secure. We deliver warheads for the UK's deterrent, and use our unique nuclear expertise to support national security. You could be part of a team that supports the defence and security of the UK – something AWE has done with pride for more than 60 years. Working with us is challenging yet exciting."
Nuclear is expecting huge transformations in the upcoming years and we have designed a graduate programme that will give you the most interesting, supportive and rewarding experience possible. If you’d like to be part of this change, check our vacancies."
HELPING YOU FIND A CAREER IN Engineering - Nuclear

Want your career to go nuclear? Us too. Terrible puns aside, it's engineering - nuclear graduates that keep this part of the energy sector going. There are lots of graduate engineering - nuclear jobs available across the world, so start by browsing those that we have listed on TheBigChoice.

LOOKING FOR a Nuclear Engineering CAREER?
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How much can I earn as a Nuclear Engineer?
earnings
Starting salaries for graduates in nuclear engineering are usually between £20,000 and £25,000 a year. Experienced engineers can earn between £30,000 and £70,000 (or more).
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What qualifications do I need to be a Nuclear Engineer?
qualifications
To work in nuclear engineering you will need to acquire a HNC/HND, foundation degree or degree in relevant subject. After a Bachelors Degree Postgraduate study is not essential to enter into nuclear engineering industry but a masters qualification can help further your career, in particular, in the research areas of the industry or help you progress to higher positions. There are many reputable universities who offer postgraduate courses in nuclear subjects. Graduate training schemes are available with many employers straight after your bachelors degree. For entry onto one of these schemes usually requires a degree at 2:2 class or above, in a relevant technical or scientific subject.
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What skills do I need to be a Nuclear Engineer?
skills
Different roles within the nuclear engineering field will require slightly different specialist skills but in general you will need these skills to succeed:
  • Planning and organisation
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Mathematical knowledge
  • Teamwork
  • Leadership
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What experience do I need to get a job in Nuclear Engineering?
experience
The necessary skills and experience to enter into the nuclear engineering field comes through academic learning in the main, but it will not hurt your changes of gaining employment if you have a practical understanding of engineering workplaces.
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