Our coveted technology scholarships, awarded to exceptional A-level students in the UK, give you the chance to experience life during your gap year and beyond.
Sometimes extraordinary – never ordinary
Innovation is our business. We help the world’s leading companies deliver breakthrough products, acting as a research and development function to solve the problems that no one else can. As well as being named a Sunday Times top 100 company to work for, we’ve recently won a prestigious international Red Dot Design Award for the second year running.
No, you won’t be making the tea…
We’ve been running our technology scholarship scheme for more than 25 years now, providing talented students with the opportunity to gain valuable industrial experience before heading off to university. No matter what your technical interest, we have something for everyone – from electronics and computer software to digital signal processing, mechanical engineering and applied physics.
Initially you’ll work with us as an employee for approximately 10 months between finishing school and starting at university, joining a team aligned to your technical interests and career aspirations. As long as you successfully complete your gap year, you’ll be offered the opportunity to return for further paid placements during your university summer vacations, as well as receiving an annual bursary to help you through your university years.
On top of a competitive salary that increases year on year, you’ll enjoy all our great benefits including free lunches, flexible hours, travel insurance, 25 days’ annual holiday (pro-rated) and pension.
Why this company?
We’ll give you the opportunity to work on real projects for real clients, building your skills and knowledge whilst making a real contribution to the work of the company. During your gap year you’ll also work in a small team with other technology scholars to deliver a multidisciplinary project, which you’ll then present to the rest of the company at the end of your gap year.
You’ll have lots of support during your time here, including an experienced mentor and all the training and development that you need to be successful. In addition, the experience you will gain at this company could count towards membership of professional institutions – for example, the IET and IMechE.
Boost your career
We think you’ll love working here so much that we don’t tie you in to working with us after your degree. We offer the best technology scholars the opportunity to join us when the scheme ends – but there are no strings attached. We’re that confident about what we have to offer.
If you have a strong academic background and have, or expect to gain, qualification for entry to university to study for a first degree in engineering, applied science or a closely related discipline, then you are eligible to apply. When we consider your application, we will look at your education as well as career ambitions and any relevant leisure activities. You can apply for our technology scholarships direct through our careers website or via the Year in Industry scheme.
To apply for this placement or for more information, please contact Lidia stating your interest, your full name and the vacancy reference.
Please note, you must be fully registered with The YINI scheme to apply.
See the YINI application page to complete an on-line application form if you are not already registered.