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"We're sponsored by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority."
Graduate, live in Ashford, work in Dungeness
"As part of the scheme, you have to set up and run a proper business for about a year."
Graduate, At the moment, near Bristol
"Going abroad for a secondment really isn't just a marketing thing to draw you in, it's completely possible and many people do take up the opportunity. The company will support you financially and with some of the planning."
Graduate, Derbyshire, Vienna and now London.


"The whole of the programme team is female. This is rare in a sector dominated by legacy recruitment of men."
Graduate, bristol


"We're based on the west coast of Cumbria on the edge of the Lake District."
Graduate, I have worked in many places during my graduate scheme including Cumbria, Lancaster and Australia.
"Graduates on the nucleargraduates scheme often become the managers of the people who were their line managers while on the scheme."
Graduate, Nationwide - Currently Derby based


"Most people get a free job (no interview) with their sponsoring company after the scheme, which comes with a pay rise (in most cases this rise is substantial)."
Graduate, varied
"All graduates go on an international visit to learn about the nuclear industry in another country."
Graduate, Burton-upon-Trent
"The scheme was created to fill a skills gap in an ageing industry."
Graduate, Various
"We get to visit many secure places that are extremely hard to access once off the scheme due to security issues."
Graduate, Reading


"Nobody works day-to-day for the company; almost all time is spent on secondments!"
Graduate, Warrington
"From its inception in 2006 the scheme has increased its number every year!"
Graduate, Workington
"They like to involve outdoor pursuits in the training!"
Graduate, Whitehaven
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