Work your way to the top!

Whatever your specialism there's likely to be a graduate programme in the energy and utilities sector to suit your skills. You are in the right place to:

  • Apply for more than 40 graduate, summer placement or year in industry roles.
  • Choose your pathway to a career in a sector that is fundamental to the success of the UK’s economy. 
  • Join a sector that's diverse, innovative and inclusive.
  • View insights from graduates who made their choice to work in energy or utilities.

Brilliant thinking!

They say university is an experience like no other. That's something that employers in our network recognise. As a graduate you will bring fresh thinking, new perspectives and enthusiasm to the energy and utilities sector. You will join a fast-paced and dynamic environment, helping develop modern technologies that will help tackle climate change and provide water and energy to people in the UK and around the world. Employers want the best - analytical, articulate, technically gifted and commercially sharp individuals with a clear end goal.

Graduate programmes have different entry requirements - the majority of employers in our sector ask for a minimum Bachelors degree at a 2.2 or above. It is usual to spend between 18 months and 3 years undertaking various placements to learn about the different areas of a business.

Insights from graduates who have chosen a career in energy and utilities.

"I accepted a challenge in a role that no one understood and no one wanted." Myrtle Dawes, Chartered Chemical Engineer, Centrica

Myrtle's story

Lisa studied Civil & Architectural Engineering at uni. She's now the Veolia Water Strategy Lead

Lisa McKenzie talks about Veolia's graduate programme

"It’s an exciting time to be in the energy industry. The scale and pace of change is unlike anything we’ve seen before." John Pettigrew, CEO National Grid

John's story

Navdeep is passionate about de-carbonation in energy. He's exploring future energy scenarios at National Grid!

Navdeep Kahlon: Graduate 2016

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