Future female engineers

Leonardo

About us

Leonardo is a global high-tech player focused on four activity sectors: Helicopters, Aeronautics, Electronics, Defence & Security Systems and Space. With headquarters in Italy and over 47,000 employees, Leonardo has a significant industrial presence in Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland, and an important network of strategic partnerships worldwide.

Leonardo employs around 7,000 people throughout the UK, 67% of whom hold highly skilled positions. In the UK Leonardo spends around £3.5 million on employee training and development annually, providing young people with the opportunity to gain qualifications through on-the job training, whilst simultaneously undertaking academic study.

Leonardo is committed to maintaining a skilled and diverse workforce and recognises the need to expand the UK’s pool of engineering resources. We are focussed on encouraging females into technology and engineering – in schools, through university, and into working life, actively supporting initiatives such as the Governments 'Your Life' Campaign, part of a national effort to encourage greater participation, particularly women, in STEM.

We are one of the largest employers of engineering apprentices and graduates in the UK, with some 415 people on undergraduate, graduate and apprentice training programmes and our Electronics, Defence & Security Systems Divisions were first to achieve the Investors in Young People (IIYP) Gold accreditation, across the Engineering and Aerospace sectors.

Graduate opportunities

Our graduate opportunities are profiled as part of our Early Careers campaign that is open to receive applications from September through to the end of February.

We are looking for 132 graduate roles and 21 12 month internships. All our vacancies are profiled here

Our starting salary for 2018 entry is £26,500.

How to apply

Click here to see all our roles. Please follow the “Apply” button to make an application. Applications will only be accepted using the company application form.

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