Get the inside buzz from graduates at Nucleargraduates

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Friendly and personable."
7.7 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
9.0 / 10
6.3 / 10
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8.7 / 10


  • Graduates are given a budget to put towards their development as they see fit.
  • Hours are often flexible, allowing people to have a good work/like balance.
  • The training and experience received on the scheme is very useful for progression in the industry.
  • Graduates have the chance to work in multiple locations around the country.


  • Some training requires time to be put in outside of work hours.
  • The salary is seen as lower than on other similar schemes.
  • Moving regularly for secondments can be expensive.
  • Some graduates would like more input into the development of the scheme.

What insiders say about...

"Keep an open mind during the interview. Be sure to know your own strengths and weaknesses..."

"There are three full-time staff members at nucleargraduates managing all the graduates..."

"The Energus facilities are very good but they are very remote from certain secondment..."

"Depends on the company. Some have flexi-time and some have office hours. You usually..."

"The pay is fixed on the scheme for the two years. It is lower than some graduate..."

"Discretionary leave days are provided for moving, T and S budgets are provided and..."

"There are various steps to the application process. The first stage is the online..."

"I was asked to describe my degree subject as if to a five year old. Also, how my..."

"SME challenge has the triple bottom line as its goal, (people, planet and profit)...."

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

"It's a very open and inclusive environment where everyone is respected."

"This may vary by Sponsor Company, however the training given and the experience gained..."

"We have to do 80 hours per secondment on community work and therefore we do some..."

"One of the main purposes for the graduates is that they have proper work to do during..."

"The chance to experience working at many different companies within the nuclear industry...."

"Some employers have more limited secondment choices so there isn't the flexibility..."

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

"Opportunity to develop."

"I applied for numerous graduate schemes. The nuclear industry looked interesting..."

"Most of the training has been really good. The training is designed with the idea..."

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

"Give graduates more input into designing the training parts of the scheme."

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