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Get the inside buzz from graduates at Nucleargraduates

8.0 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 6 ratings in 2018)
"Opportunistic and fully committed to individual development!"
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...

"Research the nuclear industry and the companies, and research reactors. Be yourself..."

"Nucleargraduates provides a great way to meet lots of people from similar backgrounds..."

"Through my three placements the office space has changed. On site the dress code..."

"Hours are long and we are often expected to contribute to work in the evening hours..."

"It is slightly lower than other graduates in the industry. However, this is more..."

"The continued personal development budget is unique to each graduate and is helpful..."

"Online application followed by video interview and numerical tests. Final positions..."

"I suggest reviewing basic principles from your degree as they will ask you questions..."

"The organisation is small on physical assets, so I imagine this is not a particular..."

"My initial contact with managers has been very promising, with a lot of effort put..."

"Approximately a third of the graduates are women. There is a wide range in the ages..."

"Returning to your sponsor with industry-wide experience is advantageous and allows..."

"Involved in STEM activities teaching a group of key stage three students after school..."

"I am fortunate enough to currently be involved with the programme management team..."

"You get to do many different placements and there's always things happening outside..."

"The cost of moving around the country is tricky to regulate due to moving fees. Regularly..."

"The range of opportunities and good prospects."

"They like to involve outdoor pursuits in the training!"

"A challenging experience that comes with opportunities."

"The opportunity to work at Rolls-Royce as well as a wide range of other companies..."

"Most training is very well planned and carried out. Training budget allows access..."

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

"More flexibility over what our transport and subsistence and continued personal development..."

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