Around 90% of engineers in the UK work in businesses with nine or fewer employees and a turnover of under £2 million. Don't just look at the big graduate employers!
IMechE lists graduate schemes in a number of sectors, including aerospace, automotive, construction/building, consultancy, manufacturing, medical, energy, process and railway. Many will also offer placements and summer internships, too. Here is a selection:
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