Get the inside buzz from graduates at Nucleargraduates

8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"A challenging experience that comes with opportunities."
7.7 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
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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...

"The initial step is an application form followed by a video interview with written..."

"The day-to-day culture depends on what secondments you take in a company. The Nucleargraduates..."

"Energus' offices are based in West Cumbria and are well designed for training facilities...."

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

"The pay is OK, a little low compared to the rest of the industry and other grad schemes..."

"All the opportunities provided to attend conferences across the industry (including..."

"It is fairly difficult to join the graduate scheme as the competition is strong...."

"Be prepared to be pushed out of your comfort zone. Adaptability and flexibility are..."

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

"For a small team, they are readily available and respond ASAP. My sponsors have also..."

"There is a fairly even gender balance within the graduates. However, there is a gender..."

"In the case of this scheme it is two years and then you move on, there is no progression...."

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

"As a graduate, my work is very dynamic and fluid with people keen to give me experience..."

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

"The nature of the scheme means that I have to relocate very often and finding accommodation..."

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

"Opportunity and flexibility."

"I have always been interested in energy, and the graduate scheme seemed to offer..."

"The technical training has been a good way to improve my nuclear knowledge. We have..."

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

"More communication from sponsor companies."

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