Chemical Engineering

Length: Two Years

Three Industry Secondments

Closing Date: 31 January 2023
Start Date: 01 September 2023
  • Overview

  • Programme Overview

    Your time as a chemical engineer nuclear graduate will help to drive innovation, effectiveness and efficiency across the UK nuclear sector.

    The UK’s nuclear sector will have the opportunity to address some of the greatest challenges facing society today, and chemical engineer nuclear graduates will help to produce the processes required to help the sector drive its approach to these challenges.

    You will have the opportunity to work with industry experts in identifying and solving problems, develop new technologies, produce analyses to support innovation and improve current practice.

    Key Programme Details
    Closing Date:
    31 January 2023
    Entry Requirements:
    Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
    Programme Length: Two Years
  • Sponsors

  • Discipline Sponsors

    You will have a dedicated industry sponsor who will fund the programme on your behalf. Upon completion, you will join them in a substantive role on completion of the programme.

    Sponsors coming soon.
    Key Programme Details
    Closing Date:
    31 January 2023
    Entry Requirements:
    Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
    Programme Length: Two Years
  • Pay & Benefits

  • Pay & Benefits

    The nucleargraduates programme and its sponsors have developed an attractive package of support that reflects your, and your sponsors, ambitions for your development as a nuclear professional. 

    The package includes: 

    • Salary Year One – £26,000
    • Salary Year Two – £27,000
    • Welcome Hello – £1,000
    • Flexible CPD Budget – £3,500
    • Travel Budget – £5,500
    • Core Training & Development £9,000

    Total Two Year Package: £72,000

    Key Programme Details
    Closing Date:
    31 January 2023
    Entry Requirements:
    Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
    Programme Length: Two Years
  • Pathways

  • Pathways & Footprints

    In between secondments your cohort will come together for residential training and development sessions. These pathways will focus on developing both your technical and behavioural competencies, these include;

    •  Induction to the Nuclear Industry
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Adaptability / flexibility
    • Business Awareness
    • Leadership
    • Problem Solving

    These are critical skills needed by the nuclear sector and will help you to develop your knowledge, skills and experience alongside your fellow nucleargraduates.

    Footprints

    Footprints is our corporate social responsibility programme that sits at the heart of the nucleargraduates scheme. During your two years, 10% of your total time on the programme will be dedicated to Footprints activity.

    During this time you will become a Science Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) ambassador, passing your knowledge and enthusiasm to the next generation. You’ll establish a start-up company to help understand the challenges that small companies face and you’ll work with local community projects where you’ll meet some inspirational individuals. You will also have the opportunity, as part of a cohort of nucleargraduates, to undertake a footprint that will drive your understanding of the sector at a community level. This could be within the UK or an international opportunity that you will develop.

    Footprints is your chance to affect real change in the real world, allowing you to engage with and understand the communities we work in and with. This is a platform for you to demonstrate the skills you have acquired, develop your understanding and gain experiences that are unique to the nucleargraduates programme.

     
    Key Programme Details
    Closing Date:
    31 January 2023
    Entry Requirements:
    Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
    Programme Length: Two Years
  • CPD Opportunities

  • CPD Opportunities

    Throughout your two years, you will have the opportunity to carry out additional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training. These vary depending on your chosen discipline and your sponsor, but could include:

    Key Programme Details
    Closing Date:
    31 January 2023
    Entry Requirements:
    Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
    Programme Length: Two Years

Programme Overview

Your time as a chemical engineer nuclear graduate will help to drive innovation, effectiveness and efficiency across the UK nuclear sector.

The UK’s nuclear sector will have the opportunity to address some of the greatest challenges facing society today, and chemical engineer nuclear graduates will help to produce the processes required to help the sector drive its approach to these challenges.

You will have the opportunity to work with industry experts in identifying and solving problems, develop new technologies, produce analyses to support innovation and improve current practice.

Key Programme Details
Closing Date:
31 January 2023
Entry Requirements:
Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
Programme Length: Two Years

Discipline Sponsors

You will have a dedicated industry sponsor who will fund the programme on your behalf. Upon completion, you will join them in a substantive role on completion of the programme.

Sponsors coming soon.
Key Programme Details
Closing Date:
31 January 2023
Entry Requirements:
Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
Programme Length: Two Years

Pay & Benefits

The nucleargraduates programme and its sponsors have developed an attractive package of support that reflects your, and your sponsors, ambitions for your development as a nuclear professional. 

The package includes: 

  • Salary Year One – £26,000
  • Salary Year Two – £27,000
  • Welcome Hello – £1,000
  • Flexible CPD Budget – £3,500
  • Travel Budget – £5,500
  • Core Training & Development £9,000

Total Two Year Package: £72,000

Key Programme Details
Closing Date:
31 January 2023
Entry Requirements:
Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
Programme Length: Two Years

Pathways & Footprints

In between secondments your cohort will come together for residential training and development sessions. These pathways will focus on developing both your technical and behavioural competencies, these include;

  •  Induction to the Nuclear Industry
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability / flexibility
  • Business Awareness
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving

These are critical skills needed by the nuclear sector and will help you to develop your knowledge, skills and experience alongside your fellow nucleargraduates.

Footprints

Footprints is our corporate social responsibility programme that sits at the heart of the nucleargraduates scheme. During your two years, 10% of your total time on the programme will be dedicated to Footprints activity.

During this time you will become a Science Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) ambassador, passing your knowledge and enthusiasm to the next generation. You’ll establish a start-up company to help understand the challenges that small companies face and you’ll work with local community projects where you’ll meet some inspirational individuals. You will also have the opportunity, as part of a cohort of nucleargraduates, to undertake a footprint that will drive your understanding of the sector at a community level. This could be within the UK or an international opportunity that you will develop.

Footprints is your chance to affect real change in the real world, allowing you to engage with and understand the communities we work in and with. This is a platform for you to demonstrate the skills you have acquired, develop your understanding and gain experiences that are unique to the nucleargraduates programme.

 
Key Programme Details
Closing Date:
31 January 2023
Entry Requirements:
Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
Programme Length: Two Years

CPD Opportunities

Throughout your two years, you will have the opportunity to carry out additional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training. These vary depending on your chosen discipline and your sponsor, but could include:

Key Programme Details
Closing Date:
31 January 2023
Entry Requirements:
Minimum 2.2 Degree in any discipline
Programme Length: Two Years