Employability opportunities within STEM

Keep an eye on employability opportunities within STEM. Don’t forget you can contact your divisional employability officers.

Airbus – Fuel and Inerting Systems Graduate

Our Graduate Engineers operate in a very challenging environment, where they will be given a real and valued role within the Fuel and Inerting Systems Team. The team is running a number of parallel programmes and as such new Graduate Engineers will get a real insight into the operation of business and one of its more complex and varied systems. Graduates will get the opportunity to have multiple placements working with experienced teams across the Airbus Aircraft Family, from new developments through to in-service Aircraft.

Airbus are looking for Graduates who have an engineering or technical degree. This can include (but is not limited to) the following areas of expertise:

  • Mechanical
  • Aerospace
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical
  • Computers/Programming

If you are interested please click here to apply

Closing date ongoing throughout the year


QinetiQ Chemistry and Materials Graduate programme 2022

QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend.

QinetiQ are looking to recruit for the following role :

  • Materials Scientist – Materials Science, Materials Engineering/Metallurgist Graduates
  • Power Sources – Electro/Chemistry & Materials Science Graduates
  • Weapons Science – Chemistry Graduates

If this is an area which interest you please click here to apply

Closing date ongoing throughout the year


Environment Agency- Physics Graduate Scheme 2022 –

One Programme, Two Years, Three Secondments, Endless Opportunities

Nuclear graduates is on a mission to create a diverse pipeline of future talent for the nuclear industry. Whether your passion lies within science, engineering or business, the nuclear graduates programme will ensure that during your two years with us, you will gain an invaluable insight into the nuclear sector, taking on challenges and having the opportunity to make a real difference.

Upon completion of the two-year programme you will take up a substantive role within your sponsoring organisation. The sponsoring organisation for this opportunity is the Environment Agency.

If this interests you please click here to apply

Closing date 8th December 2021


AstraZeneca – Research and Development (R&D) Graduate Programme – UK

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

Starting in September 2022, the programme lasts two years, consisting of three individual eight month placements. Each placement will provide you with fantastic insights in to drug discovery and development and the opportunity to expand your knowledge of our therapy areas.

The programme’s variety and flexibility provides you with unique exposure within chemistry, molecular biology, biochemistry, pharmacology amongst other scientific areas. As well as helping you broaden your scientific knowledge, we’ll help you develop ‘soft’ skills required to fulfil your career potential.

If this interests you please apply

Closing date 12th December 2021