Mechanical Engineering

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Warren Bath

"I was given the chance to work on high level projects and it was an excellent working environment – sports at lunch etc. The job was challenging, I was working with a variety of staff, departments and companies, and my work was thoroughly appreciated because I was assisting people."...

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Philip Carey

"The aspect I enjoyed most about my placement was being given the responsibility of contributing towards the development of life saving systems used in state of the art training and frontline military aircraft around the world. My position in the Programmes department also gave me the opportunity to interact with...

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Martin Trinder

"Within the first couple of weeks of starting second year, I got straight on with placement applications. At first, I was not entirely sure what field of Engineering I wanted to do my 12 month internship in, until I saw the GE Aviation job profile. GE Aviation Wales is an...

Ziggy Sommers

"I secured a year placement at Apex Circuit Design Ltd. Here the main role was to consult and design racing circuits for worldwide organisations, not build the cars or gadgets, but design the actual circuit that all the companies will use to test their products.” ...

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Valerio Tomasso

"My placement application journey began exactly a year ago. I knew that my second year of university would be more challenging than the first; hence I decided to get a head start on working on my CV. I have used various websites dedicated to placements to create my 'companies to...

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Sophie Harris

"My name is Sophie Harris - I studied Mechanical Engineering at Brunel and I did a placement year with General Motors Manufacturing Luton GMML. My role was Maintenance Co-ordinator in the Paint Shop."...

Lincoln Webb

"My name is Lincoln Webb and I have just completed my 3rd year of MEng Aerospace Engineering. I started my placement with Icore International in Slough on the 7th June and did 12 weeks there. Icore International is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high-specification electrical and...

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Fawwaz Siddiqi

"One of the key factors behind my choice to study Mechanical Engineering was the fact that students are given an opportunity to complete a year in industry. Therefore, after completing my second year, the thought of completing a placement really excited me as it would allow me to be involved...

Nick Goodwin

"I completed a placement at Airbus UK in Filton, Bristol. It was been a very steep learning curve getting up to speed with various projects, but then I was able to work on Future Projects and In-Service Developments in the Chief Engineers Team on the Single Aisle A320 which covers...

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Martin Newman

"As a mechanical engineering (motorsport) student, I was wary of applying for the Electronics Hardware placement at Red Bull Technology. The Placement and Careers Centre were useful in helping me craft a CV good enough to get an interview, and I managed to beat a huge amount of people in...