Industrial placements

Around EDF Energy, around the country, there are all kinds of ways to see what it’s like to work here and spend a year contributing to the UK’s sustainable energy future. We have plenty of paid 12-month industrial placements waiting to equip you with practical work experience relevant to your degree and professional skills that will set you up for your career after university.

You might want to learn what it takes to build and operate nuclear power stations. Maybe you’d rather explore the commercial side of managing a business as vast and fast-moving as ours. Whatever your interests now, whatever your plans for the future, prepare to discover a huge amount about our business, the wider energy sector and yourself. 

Nuclear science and engineering

We have all kinds of industrial placement opportunities for science and engineering students keen to get an early insight into the wide range of careers nuclear power generation. Read more through the link below.

Supply chain

We have a fantastic opportunity to get a year-long insight into the work done by Supply Chain in a large and complex organisation like ours. It’s an exciting placement, and will help you decide whether you want to build your career at EDF Energy. Click the link below to find out more.

Research and development

We have several industrial placement opportunities in the EDF Energy Research and Development (R&D) UK Centre. Our R&D UK Centre is at the forefront of the investigation and deployment of brand new technologies. Supporting everything from Nuclear, Energy Efficiency and Smart Meters, to Energy Management, Electric Vehicles and Digital Futures, it’s a real centre of expertise and innovation.

Click on the links below to find out more about these opportunities. 

Human resources and communications

If you want to experience the full range of HR and communications practices in a truly unique working environment, this could be the placement for you. Click the link below for more further information.


Our 12-month Finance Industrial Placements will provide you with the opportunity to gain invaluable insight into what a Finance department is like within a large industrial site, and decide if this is the kind of environment you’d like to develop your finance career in following graduation.