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
8.7 / 10
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...

"In my opinion, I don't think that you can really prepare because every assessment..."

"The graduates all get on well together and teamwork is really encouraged through..."

"Most of the sponsor companies' dress codes are fairly relaxed. The area that nucleargraduates..."

"I have very flexible working hours currently. The main thing is that the job gets..."

"There's a signing bonus of £1000 but the salary is quite low as other companies..."

"Training budgets are individual and can be allocated to training courses or things..."

"There are quite a few stages involved in the recruitment; online application, online..."

"I was asked to perform a series of role plays, with two technical and one competency..."

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

"We have a line manager at each of our secondment companies as well as a mentor throughout..."

"There is a want to increase the number of female graduates onto the scheme. I personally..."

"I do not think that this is really applicable as the graduate scheme runs for two..."

"One of the main components is Footprints. This involves setting up all cohort members..."

"The beauty of the nucleargraduates scheme is that you get a minimum of three placements..."

"The ability to have numerous secondments at a variety of host companies allows an..."

"Having to move to a new placement every eight months. Relocation is expensive."

"Most people get a free job (no interview) with their sponsoring company after the..."

"Excellent opportunities for personal development."

"It has good connections within the industry and opportunities to move around so you're..."

"Training could be a bit better on secondment, however the training and development..."

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

"Increase pay or implement relocation support."

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