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ABB

ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve their performance while lowering environmental impact.

We are a company of problem solvers. We have a strong pioneering and innovative culture. Right at the heart of our success is our ability to find answers to our customers’ technical problems as well as to supply products, solutions and services that help them be more productive, efficient and profitable.

ABB is one of the world’s largest and most diverse engineering technology companies. Few companies offer the opportunities that ABB provides.

We offer graduate placements and internships in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, control/electrical engineering, electronic engineering and automation engineering.

Please visit www.abb.co.uk/careers for a full list of opportunities and to apply for suitable vacancies or register your CV with our talent pool.

Our graduate scheme opens for applications in September/October. Applicants will be interviewed by telephone and invited to an assessment centre. Successful candidates will be notified in July.

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Aecom

AECOM is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, building engineering, environment, water, energy, design and planning, and program management with approximately 50,000 employees around the world.  As a Fortune 500 company, we serve clients in more than 100 countries and have annual revenue in excess of $6 billion.

The European side of our business has a strong presence throughout the UK and Europe, with a network of regional offices in 19 countries with more than 5000 people. We are involved in some of the most iconic and prestigious projects worldwide, which makes for both a challenging and exciting experience.

AECOM are keen to establish relationships with students, and offer graduate, sponsorship,vacation and industrial placements opportunities. We would be interested in hearing from applicants from a wide range of disciplines - but particularly those with a degree in a relevant engineering or science-based subject.

Our employees around the world enjoy a wide range of benefits and competitive compensation package.

Further information is available at: http://graduates.aecom.com/ AECOM is an equal opportunities employer.

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Atkins

Atkins is a multinational design and engineering consultancy, providing expertise to help resolve complex challenges presented by the built and natural environment. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modelling of a flood defence system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.

With over 200 vacancies across the UK you’re sure to find an opportunity that excites you. We would like to speak to all Engineers and finalist in Business & Management, Maths, Physics and Environment-related subjects.

For a full list of disciplines please visit our website at www.atkinsglobal.com/careers/uk/graduates.’

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Bae Systems

"We’re building on our strength as a global provider of defence and security products to shape support services that meet the changing needs of our customers. From sophisticated cyber services and military support, to mission critical electronic systems and protection equipment, we aim to be at the forefront of defence technology.

We have home markets worldwide – Australia, India, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the UK and the USA. Combined with our regional offices, we employ some 83,600 skilled and passionate people.

Our home market strategy builds significant indigenous capability and footprint, often through mutually beneficial partnerships with investment in local businesses and the sharing of skills and technologies, providing sustainable employment for local people.

We are developing a culture of ‘Total Performance’ in every aspect of our work. With this approach we hope we can earn a reputation as a company that is trusted, a company that is innovative in its approach to solving customer problems, and a company that is bold enough to evolve the way it does business in order to serve customers better and continue to prosper.

For all at BAE Systems, it’s not just what we do, but how we do it."

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Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty is a global infrastructure business. It delivers services essential to the creation and care of infrastructure assets. This includes investment, project design, financing and management, engineering and construction, and facilities management.

The acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff has made Balfour Beatty a global player in project management and design, as well as the market leader in US transportation and UK power. What’s more, its breadth of capability and presence in more than 80 countries give it competitive advantage across a diversity of sectors. It’s no wonder that graduates who join Balfour Beatty create a lasting impression on the world.

Each year, Balfour Beatty recruits around 150 graduates from a variety of disciplines: engineering (civil, electrical, mechanical, building services); building/construction management; commercial management/quantity surveying; environmental; transportation planning; business; and management. Whatever path they choose, graduates make a sustainable, long-term and positive impact on a range of vital projects.

These projects span the private and public sectors, and touch every part of life. For ambitious graduates it offers more options, responsibility and insight into every part of the infrastructure lifecycle.

With experts in every area, Balfour Beatty’s graduates learn from the best. They receive exceptional training, along with the chance to play a hands-on role in projects from the very start. This equips each individual with the skills they need to excel within a diverse and exciting business.

www.balfourbeatty.com/graduates

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BJSS

BJSS is an exciting and rewarding place to work. We are continuously growing in the areas of IT Consultancy; delivering IT architecture, project management, software design, development and testing services to an international blue chip client base. Driven by a passionate culture of service and devoid of politics and other distractions, we’ve created an innovative and dynamic working environment where talented, driven people will thrive.

Our continued success means we’re looking for experienced Software Engineers to join our Leeds Development Centre. We are seeking individuals who have a genuine interest in Software Development and the Software Development process, possess a good Computer Science degree or other Science degree and have first-class software development and delivery experience. Technical Requirements:

• Experience of software development using JAVA (J2EE) or C# .Net

• Strong Object Orientated skills (e.g. from C#, JAVA or C++)

• Good database knowledge and SQL skills (On an enterprise database, for .Net preferably T-SQL and/or PL-SQL)

• For .Net related experience in other areas such as WPF, WCF, WF, LINQ etc.

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Bluesmith

Bluesmith specialises in bespoke MS .NET applications and SQL Server databases. We provide design, build, migration and support services to our blue-chip client base.

We are looking for above average people as part of our graduate training and development programme. You must have a strong technical focus, be bright, enthusiastic and relish a challenge.

The Bluesmith team are high calibre IT professionals with a proven track record in delivering solutions across many industry sectors. We strive to create an excellent working environment for our people with an approach and culture that is a little different; a flat management structure, complete autonomy within project teams and flexible roles that remove barriers to progression.

As a graduate your first 6 months will be dedicated to training. You’ll also be assigned a mentor who will support your development and help you make the most of the opportunities you’ll be given to develop a career within this new, fast growing and already successful organisation.

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Cameron

Cameron is a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries.

We generate in excess of $6 billion in annual revenue with more than 23,000 employees in over300 locations throughout the globe contributing to our success as a Fortune 500 company.

We are currently recruiting Graduates and Interns for our 2013 intake. To find out more about the roles currently available visit our website. www.camerongraduates.co.uk

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Caterpillar

Caterpillar is the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, and a leading global supplier of diesel engines and natural gas turbines. 

We wish to recruit enthusiastic graduates to become the leaders of the future and we are prepared to invest in your development.  We will support you towards achieving a professional qualification within your chosen discipline, for example engineers wishing to become chartered. You will also be assigned a mentor to help you get the most out of our graduate scheme.

Our 12-month Industrial Placement scheme offers you the chance to perform in a real job, gain high-quality experience and develop your skills and knowledge effectively.  We will help you maximise the opportunities available to you during your year away from university.  Completing an industrial placement with us also gives you an excellent chance of returning to the company as a graduate.

These fantastic opportunities are available in the following areas: Engineering (various disciplines), Finance, IT, Logistics, Human Resources, Purchasing, Sales and Marketing, Supply Chain, Employee Communications and Environmental Health and Safety. 

We require you to have achieved, or be on track to achieve, a minimum of a 2:1 in your degree.

For more information please visit: www.catukgraduates.com

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Fidessa

Fidessa is a global company providing trading software and solutions to financial institutions including 85% of the tier-one investment banks. Established in 1981, the company has continued to grow and currently has more than 1750 employees worldwide.

Fidessa recruits approximately 50 graduates each year and also has a limited number of 12 month paid internships. Graduate career opportunities include pathways into software development, client support, consultancy and implementation. The UK vacancies are based in London, Woking and Belfast and we have 15 global offices in total. Successful applicants will ideally have achieved, or are working towards, a computer science or numerate degree.

Further information on 2012 vacancies can be found on our website www.fidessa.com/careers.

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GE has been operating in the UK since the 1930s and works on things that matter. The best people taking on the toughest challenges. Today our 18,000 UK employees work across 60 major locations, including 25 world-class manufacturing and R&D facilities, finding solutions in energy, oil & gas, healthcare, aerospace and financial industries. Our business is about building, powering. moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.

For more information visit www.ge.com/uk

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Imagination technologies

Imagination is an international leader in the design of semiconductor, software and cloud Intellectual Property (IP), and through its PURE division the creation of advanced multimedia consumer products.

Our IP licensing business designs industry-leading multimedia and communications processors for the most advanced chips used by many of the world’s largest and most successful semiconductor manufacturers. Our PURE division uses chips containing Imagination's technologies as a key differentiator in its market-leading connected & digital radio and audio products.

We have opportunities in hardware and software engineering for year placement, summer interns and graduates.

www.imgtec.com/graduates

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Innovative Technology

An international company with offices in Europe, North & South America and Asia we specialise in the design and development of currency validation equipment for a wide range of global markets e.g. Gaming, Vending and Retail Sectors.

Working across our talented team of Engineers and Scientists, we have great career opportunities for bright graduates to be involved in the design and development of both new and existing products.

Our business is growing at a pace, the products are complex and the work challenging; with great new jobs being added every month, there has never been a better time to join our high tech team.

Degree qualified in Electronics, Computer Science or Systems Engineering you will have a sound understanding of your specialist subject and be committed to developing your expertise.

Located in Oldham, Greater Manchester we have a small number of Internships and Summer Placements available each year.

We are to offer exceptional career opportunities; competitive salaries; educational sponsorship; flexible working hours and 24 days holiday a year + Bank Holidays.

Visit our Careers Page for the latest Graduate Jobs: www.innovative-technology.co.uk/careers

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Lloyds Register

We provide independent assurance to companies operating high-risk, capital-intensive assets in the energy, marine and transportation sectors, to enhance the safety of life, property and the environment.  This helps our clients to create safe, responsible and sustainable supply chains.

The Lloyd’s Register Group is one of the world leaders in assessing business processes and products to internationally recognised standards.  The standards are either those of major independent bodies or ones that we have developed ourselves. 

From design and new build to in-service operations and decommissioning, we aim to deliver complete lifecycle and risk management solutions to help ensure the safety, integrity and operational performance of assets and systems.

People trust us to deliver impartial, technically correct judgement.

www.lr.org/graduates

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.Matchtech

Matchtech is the UK’s number 1 Engineering Recruitment Agency. We also offer graduate opportunities for both contract and permanent employment across a variety of technical sectors.

Our specialist areas include:

Information Services and Technology, Built Environment, Engineering and Science and Medical.

Our experienced teams of consultants are well placed to advise on employment prospects, matching your experience and aspirations with the needs of key clients. We have opportunities across the UK and recruit for large and small companies alike.

In the last year we have placed just over 400 recent graduates into various roles across the UK.

Matchtech is dedicated to quality and professionalism and we are members of both the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC) and the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR).

To register and for more details about Matchtech and our vacancies please visit us at www.matchtech.com/graduates or contact our specialist consultants on 01489 898989.

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Mott MacDonald is an employee-owned £1 billion global management, engineering and development consultancy. We have technical expertise across 12 core sectors supported by skills encompassing infrastructure finance, project and programme management and management consultancy. These business areas cover buildings, transport, health and education, to power, water and environment.

The innovation and quality delivered on our projects and the creativity and commitment shown by our people won us more than 90 awards in 2011. Also, for the sixth consecutive year Mott MacDonald is featured in the prestigious 2012 Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to Work For Survey – one of only four companies to appear six years running.

Although our requirements on our Graduate Training Scheme are not fixed, we typically recruit and have accredited schemes for graduates from engineering, environmental, quantity surveying and business related disciplines. Our accredited or approved professional development graduate schemes include the ICE, IMechE, IET, CIWEM, CIBSE, RICS, and CIHT.

For more information please visit our site: www.mottmac.com

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National Instruments

National Instruments (NI) transforms the way engineers and scientists around the world design, prototype and deploy systems for test, control and embedded design applications.

Using NI LabVIEW open graphical programming software and modular hardware, customers at more than 30,000 companies annually simplify development, increase productivity and dramatically reduce time-to-market.

From testing next-generation gaming, to controlling the world’s largest instruments, to creating breakthrough medical devices, NI customers continuously develop innovative technologies that impact millions of people.

NI customers use NI software and hardware tools to research, design, manufacture, test and improve a wide array of products and services.

By creating innovative tools, NI gives its customers a better solution for measuring and automating the world around them.

The NI strategy is to innovate, constantly improve and deliver a steady stream of new products that deliver greater productivity and higher value to customers.

www.ni.com

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network rail
Network Rail is a vast, complex and dynamic organisation. It’s perfect for graduates who want to maximise their professional talents and make a tangible difference to the world around them. Whatever your background or portfolio of skills, you’ll be part of an organisation that provides the entire infrastructure and transport network across Britain. Think tracks, signals, tunnels, viaducts, level crossings, stations… an immense breadth of responsibilities that keep millions of people moving every single day.

There’s a vast range of programmes to choose from including: Engineering, Finance, Operations Management, Project Management and Information Management (IT). Training and development is a key priority for us. We’ll help you with professional qualifications and provide regular reviews of your performance and development. We’ve also nurtured an environment where graduates feel confident to take control over the pace and content of their progression. Ambitious, hard-working, fresh-thinkers have every opportunity to excel in their specialism, follow new interests and become future leaders of our organisation.

www.networkrail.co.uk/graduates

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Phillips 66

Phillips 66 is an independent downstream energy company with refining, marketing, midstream and chemicals businesses operating across the globe with approximately 14,000 employees. We are one of the largest petroleum refiners in the United States and around the world, with a net crude oil processing capacity of 2.2 MMBD.

At Phillips 66, we are committed to safety and we conduct our business with care for the environment and engagement with communities where we operate. Phillips 66employees work worldwide to consistently deliver energy to consumers and value to shareholders. We value the expertise, varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives our talent brings and contributes to our company success.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Phillips 66 stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “PSX.”

The Humber Refinery, located in North Lincolnshire, well known for its specialist coke production is one of the most complex in Europe.

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Rolls Royce

Most graduates embark on their chosen career with big dreams and ambitions, hoping to make a difference in the world. At Rolls-Royce you’re not just encouraged to have these high aspirations, but you’re put in a position to realise them – daily.

Rolls-Royce is mission-critical in everything we do. Every minute of every day, Rolls-Royce affects the lives of millions of people. We keep 400,000 passengers in the air at any one time. Our Trent 60 gas turbine has been sold to 16 countries and the fleet can generate enough power for three million homes. Over 30,000 commercial and naval vessels operate with Rolls-Royce equipment, keeping coasts, national and international waters safe.

The expertise, diversity and dedication of over 40,000 employees is key. We’re able to attract excellent people because of the specialist skills and knowledge that we can teach to the highest level.

You can choose from two graduate programmes. The Professional Excellence Programme teaches the skills needed to be an expert in your chosen field, learning direct from some of the industry’s most experienced professionals. The Leadership Development Programme finds and develops the future leaders of the business.

Who are we looking for? There’s a certain mindset that all our people share. A relentless desire to make things work better – to redefine the standards everyone else lives by. Whatever your role, you’ll need to show the same passion and collaborative spirit that’s underpinned all our most spectacular achievements.

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Tata Steel

Tata Steel Europe is a subsidiary of Tata Steel, one of the world's top ten steel producers. A leading supplier to many of the most demanding markets around the world including: Aerospace; Automotive; Construction; Consumer Products; Defence; Energy & Power; Lifting & Excavating; Packaging and Rail.

Steel is a material that shapes lives across the world. From constructing new schools, hospitals and bridges, to building new cars, boats and planes. From the tallest skyscraper to drinks’ cans and paperclips, it’s a multi-billion dollar industry.

As one of the largest steel producers, we know how far a career in steel can take you. It’s already taken us around the world, with a combined presence in nearly 50 countries and operating facilities in Europe and Asia.

www.tatasteelcareers.com

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Teach First

Teach First is an independent charity aimed at addressing one of the UK’s most damaging social issues – educational disadvantage. We recruit exceptional graduates and experienced professionals into a two-year leadership development programme during which they become inspirational classroom teachers in schools facing challenging circumstances across England. Teach First trains and supports these extraordinary people as they find their voice as teachers, mentors and role models to young people whose life opportunities are defined by the quality of the education they receive.


At the same time Teach First provides its participants with opportunities to develop their own potential through skills training, leadership development and exposure to leading organisations across the spectrum of education, business and the third sector.

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Thales

The company that is behind some of the most exciting technological innovations is also behind some of the most exciting engineering and business careers for graduates.

Did you know that Thales’s secure network communications expertise is behind 3.7 billion secure electronic financial transactions (BACS) each year? Or that we’re a leader in onboard equipment for civil and military aircraft? Or that every time you take a train journey, we’re behind the technology that helps you arrive safely at your destination?

Organisations across aerospace, defence, security and transport trust Thales UK and our 8,500 people to deliver. Now we’re looking for up to 130 talented graduates to join us in engineering or business management – graduates looking for real responsibility from the outset, exposure to leading-edge projects and support to gain professional qualification.

If you’re ready to join a world leader in technology, we’re ready to hear from you.

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Unilever

Unilever, a leading consumer goods company, makes some of the world’s best loved brands: Dove, Flora, Tresemmé, Comfort, Knorr and Marmite to name a few. 150 million times a day, someone somewhere chooses a Unilever product. Our products are sold in 180 countries and we employ 171,000 people globally.

Around the world, Unilever products help people look good, feel good and get more out of life. Each results from deep thought, hard work, and carefully applied skills.

Unilever want graduates with the will to lead others in driving these brands forward. The Future Leaders Programme helps that talent reach senior management. Quickly.

Graduates can apply for one of the following areas - Financial Management, Supply Chain Management, Customer Management (Sales), Business & Technology Management, Research & Development, Human Resources, Marketing, China Programme or our Asia, Middle East, Africa & Russia (AMEAR) programme. Whichever area you join, you’ll learn business fast. The two to three year (depending on business area) programme involves placements across our UK & Ireland business with responsibility from day one, alongside excellent training in leadership and business. We’ll support you in achieving Chartered status and qualifications such as CIMA, IMechE, IChemE, IEE, APICS, ICS and CIPD. When the programme ends, you’ll move into a management role.

Graduates who succeed at Unilever are excited by business, relish competition and customer satisfaction and have the ambition to succeed.

Our challenge?

To develop ways of working that double our size, while reducing our environmental impact by 2020. Behind that ambition, and every brand, lie exciting challenges.”

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Yorkshire Water

Yorkshire Water manages the collection, treatment and distribution of water around the Yorkshire region, supplying around 1.24 billion litres of drinking water each day – that’s a lot of water!

We passionately believe in our vision of ‘taking responsibility for the water environment for good’. Colleagues are at the heart of what we do and we work hard to fulfil our customer, social and environmental responsibilities.

www.yorkshirewater.co.uk/careers

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