Our graduate scheme promises to fire the imagination. Our graduates work on world leading science and technology projects and support ground-breaking research that will inspire, shape and define our future.
What do we do?
The Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest research organisations, trusted to support, enable and undertake cutting edge projects in a range of diverse fields.
STFC is one of nine organisations that have been brought together to create UK Research and Innovation (UKRI); a new organisation with a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.
Through world class facilities and people, STFC is driving ground breaking advances in science, engineering, computing and technology. The work that we do is helping to shape societies, strengthen economies and transform lives. As a graduate you could be working with world leading experts and be involved in some of the world’s biggest and most exciting science and engineering projects.
About our Graduate Programme
Our graduate development programme bridges the gap between academic and professional qualifications. Our graduates join us in a permanent position, starting a real job from day one; graduates enjoy two years of formal soft skills together with technical training and development, as well as on the job experience
Our graduate scheme is accredited by:
- Institute of Mechanical Engineers
- Institute of Engineering and Technology
- Institute of Physics
- British Computer Society.
For more information please visit: STFC Graduates
In order to be eligible for STFC’s graduate scheme, you need to have;
- obtained or be working towards your first degree Bachelors or Masters, (not doctorate) in a relevant subject
- achieved or expected to achieve 2:1 or above
graduated in the 18 months immediately prior to your application or due to graduate in 2018
- the right to live and work in the UK.
How to Apply
Please click on the job title for more information and to apply. Please read the ‘How to Apply’ guidance on the vacancy. Please submit a CV and cover letter online outlining your suitability for the role. You can apply for a maximum of three roles.
We recruit on a rolling basis therefore we recommend you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Applications will be reviewed and considered on an ongoing basis until our assessment centres are filled.
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot
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