ABP Workforce Awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for The Association of Business Psychology’s Workforce Experience Awards 2016 recognising the work we have done with Sonru in using video interviewing as part of our selection process. The awards will be announced on the 13th October. Click here to see the finalists.

Bright SPARKS!

Two former nucleargraduates have won first place in the inaugural Spark! Contest 2016. Jonathan Hart and Brett Longstaffe who completed the programme in 2015, fought off strong competition from young industry professionals from both France and Britain. Congratulations also to current nucleargraduates Simon Boddington, Sean Hayes and Elizabeth Jewsbury on reaching the final. Well done […]

1 month to go!

Vacancies for nucleargraduates 2017 will open in a month’s time.Make sure you visit the website from the 1st August to find out more about our exciting new opportunities.

Wakeham Review

Sir William Wakeham has conducted an independent review on STEM Degree Provision and Graduate Employability. The review focuses on the skills requirements of employers, how STEM graduates’ skills and knowledge relate to labour market demand, and how existing accreditation systems support this. nucleargraduates took part in a focus group to discuss these concerns. “STEM disciplines […]

Former nucleargraduate named in Forbes’ 30 under 30 list.

Congratulations to former nucleargraduate Peter Edwards who has been named in the Forbes’ 30 under 30 in Europe (Read more). Peter completed the nucleargraduates programme in April 2012 undertaking secondments with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC), Costain Ltd, the Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) and the British […]

Once in a lifetime experience for Abi

In July last year former nucleargarduate Abi Monkhouse travelled to Japan as a volunteer at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree. Read more about Abi’s experience below.

Good Luck Cohort 8!

Today cohort 8 will enter the dragons den at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton to pitch for funding for an SME. We will keep you updated on their progress through Twitter. @nucleargrads

nucleargraduates secure Swedish scholarships

The LUCOEX (Large Underground COncept EXperiments) End Conference and Workshop was attended by nucleargraduates Kevin O’Donoghue and Rob McLaverty. The event was held in Oskarshamn, Sweden, and was hosted by members of the LUCOEX project. Kevin and Rob were able to secure scholarships of €750 each to cover travel and lodgings for the event. Read […]

Critical Paths

A team of nucleargraduates has developed Critical Paths – a pack of school resources about the nuclear industry.

Cohort 9 Line Manager and Mentor days

Cohort 9 have been busy meeting their Line Managers and Mentors this week at events held in Cumbria, Liverpool and Birmingham. During the day the graduates were introduced to their new Line Manager and Mentors from their sponsoring organisations. They learnt about the training options available to them over the two years, the appraisal process […]

Big Bang comes to West Cumbria

 Seven nucleargraduates attended the Big Bang West Cumbria fair on Tuesday 9th of June. They were on hand to demostrate how friction and motors work to many of the 350 local school children who visited the event. The children were aged between 7 and 14. A great day was had by all!

TheJobCrowd Top 100 ‘Companies for graduates to work for’

nucleargraduates are delighted to announce that once again the programme has been voted one of the UK’s top companies for graduates to work for. TheJobCrowd top 100 ‘companies for graduates to work for’ is the only survey completed by graduates who are currently completeing graduate training programmes. The results of the survey have seen nucleargraduates […]

The Guardian UK300 2015/16 results!

nucleargraduates are delighted to announce that once again the programme has been voted one of the UK’s top graduate recruiters. As part of the largest independent survey of students within the UK, over 44,000 students from 120 universities were polled to create The Guardian UK300 most popular graduate recruiters. The results of the survey have […]

Cohort 7’s International Footprint 2015 – Sweden


During February 2015, Cohort 7 undertook their International Footprints visit to Sweden. Thirty seven nucleargraduates, accompanied by two members of the Programme Team spent five days exploring the Swedish nuclear industry, holding discussions with industry representatives and engaging with local communities.