Get the inside buzz from graduates at Nucleargraduates

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"Enthusiastic, engaging and caring."
7.8 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.2 / 10
8.3 / 10
7.0 / 10
8.7 / 10
8.7 / 10


  • Hours are often flexible, allowing people to have a good work/like balance.
  • The training and experience gained on the scheme is very useful for progression in the industry.
  • Graduates have the chance to work in multiple locations around the country and internationally.
  • Managers make good mentors and offer helpful feedback to graduates.


  • Some training requires time to be put in outside of work hours.
  • The salary is seen as lower than on other similar schemes.
  • While graduates are given a budget for moving expenses, it is not always enough.
  • Some graduates would like more control over their training budget.

What insiders say about...

"Study the nuclear industry, understand what is going on and what the main challenges..."

"I have found the culture friendly, relaxed and supportive on my scheme."

"We have good facilities which are all very new and spacious."

"This depends on the place at which the secondment is based."

"The salary itself is pretty average for a graduate scheme. However, you also get..."

"The subject-matter expert project. It's a lot of effort but the experience will be..."

"The assessment process was not the easiest thing I've done. The two day assessment..."

"Various types of interview. The assessment centre includes technical interviews,..."

"There is not much push around green commitments. There is no cycle to work scheme,..."

"Company leads for the sponsoring organisations vary. Some are elusive, some are very..."

"The offices I have been in during engineering placements have been very male heavy,..."

"Prospects with the NDA (Nuclear Decommissioning Authority) aren't great. However..."

"I spend 10% of my time in local schools."

"I am currently on secondment at the Office of Nuclear Regulation, working within..."

"The nucleargraduates scheme gives me the opportunity to gain a wide range of experience..."

"A large number of training zones are based in Cumbria. If you live far from Cumbria..."

"The name Rolls-Royce on the application. Nucleargraduates has a number of sponsor..."

"Graduates on the nucleargraduates scheme often become the managers of the people..."

"Enthusiastic to develop its graduates fully!"

"I believe that safe and cost effective decommissioning will be the main enabler in..."

"Training programmes include Nuclear Professionalism, PgCert in technical aspects,..."

"Jobs advertised via internet and at recruitment events, and they provide expenses..."

"I would add at least one person with experience in the nuclear industry to the organising..."

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