Experience engineering, play a part in some of our most ambitious projects and gain experience across a range of specialisms. With former graduates supporting you along the way, you’ll gain all the skills and experiences you need to make it.

If exploring unique engineering challenges matters to you.

You matter to us.

What you’ll be doing

Throughout this 10-week placement, you’ll gain practical engineering experience at one of Britain’s largest railway operating centres, playing a part in some of our most ambitious engineering projects.

Depending on where you are based and what interests you, you’ll have the opportunity to get experience in many different specialisms such as power distribution, plant, traction, and rolling stock, as well as asset management and infrastructure engineering.

Who you are matters

You’ll need to be in your penultimate year at university, and on track to achieve at least a 2:2 in an Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) accredited degree, and have the flexibility to occasionally travel to attend training opportunities at various locations.

We’re looking for logical thinkers with a creative approach to solving complex problems. You should be resourceful, hardworking and comfortable managing your own time. We would also like to see great communication skills.

What you’ll get out of it

We’re passionate about developing the next generation of talent that will come into our industry, and that means we’ll ensure you’re surrounded by supportive colleagues and receive coaching from senior staff.

We invest in our summer placement students because we believe they hold the potential to become the future of our business. Over the 10-weeks, you’ll get a rounded experience of what it takes to work in Engineering at Network Rail. Impress us, and we’ll consider you for next year’s graduate scheme.

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