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Summer Placement – Engineering Undergraduate

We have an opportunity to join our 2019 Engineering Undergraduate Summer Placement Scheme.


E.ON is a privately-owned international energy company. Our 40,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.


E.ON provides electricity and gas to millions of homes and businesses here in the UK. It’s incredibly complex work. It takes the talents of thousands of people to do what we do. Yet our vision is a simple one. We want to be the trusted energy partner for our customers. We’re doing that by making energy cleaner and simpler to understand. We’re also doing it by being genuinely helpful people and treating our customers fairly.

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E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.


We’re looking for: Engineering students who love the idea of spending 10 weeks in, perhaps, Germany and taking part in group project work in renewable energy.
People who want a career at the forefront of major change in terms of the way customers interact with their energy supply.

The desire and inquisitiveness to learn the methodology and reasoning that goes into our Engineering decisions.

You’ll need:

  • To be working towards your Engineering or related degree.
  • Curiosity, drive and excellent technical skills.
  • A good understanding of the issues facing the energy industry.
  • A strong will and lots of personality so that you’re able to take criticism on the chin and learn from it.
  • And, at the end of that journey, you’ll be proud to say that you were part of the generation that changed everything. And with a career ahead of you that’s as sustainable as the energy you brought to it.

Location: Coventry / Nottingham (depending on placement)
Closing date: 31.01.2019 
Salary: £17,500 pro rata

E.ON is undertaking a journey to find new answers to the age-old question of powering our world. And our Engineers are out there on the front line, leading the expedition.

This 10-week placement will see you working with old reliable methods and new sustainable ones, helping us to deliver intelligent energy solutions for future generations of our customers. Giving you unprecedented access to a career in Engineering with one of Europe’s leading energy companies.

Only the cream of today’s Engineering students will be in with a chance to win a place on one of these placements. We’re looking for the kind of people who’ll be as focused on completing a Masters degree as they are on progressing to our Graduate Scheme.

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