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Mechanical, Automotive and Aerospace Engineering


You will find summer internships and placements in many engineering companies. However, there could be opportunities in other areas, such as energy, defence, manufacturing, construction and pharmaceuticals.

Finding Work Experience

Here are some useful resources for researching employers. Deadlines could be early in the spring term, so start early:

Employer Placement, Internship and Work Experience Schemes

You will find electrical/electronic internships and placements across a variety of sectors, including construction, energy, motor industry, railways and even pharmaceuticals.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

The Institution offers students free affiliate membership, financial assistance, careers guides and online engineering research tools

CareerHub engineering placements & internships

Placements and Internships sites

Space internships and experience

Virtual internship programme