Get the inside buzz from graduates at Nucleargraduates

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Excellent opportunities for personal development."
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...

"Remember that first impressions count, for example, with the video interview it is..."

"There are many opportunities throughout the two years spent on the scheme to get..."

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

"You are contracted for 37.5 hours a week but how you work these hours depends on..."

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

"Training budget and travel and subsistence budget. This allows us to go to a huge..."

"Application form, online verbal and numerical reasoning, video interview, and a three-day..."

"The assessment centre is made up of a number of different interviews. Prepare for..."

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

"There are lots of people looking after you when you are on the scheme. nucleargraduates..."

"Very hard to tell as we are not a massive company. I have never experienced any discrimination...."

"The first two years you are a graduate so you cannot move up. I think that later..."

"All of the graduates must commit a specified number of hours to corporate social..."

"Nucleargraduates have the opportunity to do three secondments in different organisations...."

"I like the training options and the generous training budget that you can spend on..."

"The moving around can make it feel like you don't get long enough to settle in one..."

"We get to visit many secure places that are extremely hard to access once off the..."

"Hard work but worthwhile."

"I wanted to work within the nuclear decommissioning sector and it provided one of..."

"Training has included: business skills, influencing and negotiating, commercial awareness,..."

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

"Increased pay would be nice."

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