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8.3 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 7 ratings in 2017)
"Plenty of soft skills training."
7.7 / 10
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  • 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...

"It's a really rigorous application process, the most thorough of any job I have applied..."

"There is a communal feeling among the graduates. Sometimes managers can leave you..."

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

"I work a normal 8.30 am – 5.00 pm day. Some secondments may include shift work..."

"This scheme does pay less than many equivalent schemes in similar areas and you do..."

"We have a £3,500 continuing personal development budget, which we can use to make..."

"The assessment process was not the easiest thing I've done. The two day assessment..."

"Various types of interview. The assessment centre includes technical interviews,..."

"I am not aware of a particular drive on green initiatives."

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

"I think it reflects the diversity in STEM subjects at university well, but the overall..."

"During the scheme there is no progression. However, you should be equipped with the..."

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

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

"Large amounts of useful training worked into the scheme, including an outward-bound..."

"The nuclear industry is very slow and therefore there are periods where there aren't..."

"From its inception in 2006 the scheme has increased its number every year!"

"Hard work but worthwhile."

"So many different opportunities, continued learning with a post graduate certificate,..."

"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..."

"Increase pay or implement relocation support."