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7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2019)
"Professional, supportive and connected within the industry."
7.5 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
8.3 / 10
6.2 / 10
6.5 / 10
9.1 / 10


  • Hours are often flexible, allowing people to have a good work/like balance.
  • The training and experience gained on the scheme is very useful for progression in the industry.
  • Graduates have the chance to work in multiple locations around the country and internationally.
  • Managers make good mentors and offer helpful feedback to graduates.


  • The salary is seen as lower than on other similar schemes.
  • Some found frequent socialising a challenge due to the nature of placements.
  • A lot of travel and moving can be required on the scheme.
  • Some graduates would like more information about placements.

What insiders say about...

"Be prepared for the standard, as well as unusual, interview questions. Be ready to..."

"The company provides an interesting culture as we are not based in a central office...."

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

"This varies between secondments but most placement hosts allow for flexible working...."

"Pay could be slightly better compared with other graduate schemes, but it is heavily..."

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

"There are various steps to the application process. The first stage is the online..."

"Why did you choose this graduate scheme? Why did you pick your sponsor in particular?..."

"Nucleargraduates is a graduate scheme based in the nuclear industry, an industry..."

"The managers and mentors I have had on my secondments have been excellent. However,..."

"As long as you have skills that nucleargraduates is looking for, that is all that..."

"This may vary by Sponsor Company, however the training given and the experience gained..."

"All nucleargraduates take part in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths)..."

"The quality of work will be highly variable and will depend on the placement host,..."

"The sponsors of the nucleargraduates programme cover all aspects of the nuclear industry..."

"The cost of moving around the country is tricky to regulate due to moving fees. Regularly..."

"I liked the scheme and it was related to energy, which was relevant to my degree...."

"The whole of the programme team is female. This is rare in a sector dominated by..."

"Supportive and innovative."

"I believe that safe and cost effective decommissioning will be the main enabler in..."

"I've had key training related to my job in terms of technical and specific skills...."

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

"Simplify the processes and communications for moving between placements when on the..."

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