Engineer (Design and Development)

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Harshal Varsani

"Within the first 3-4 weeks I had already been involved in design work. I was part of one of the design teams under the structures division of the company. My team leader was also my mentor; however other team leaders and colleagues within the office were readily available and are...

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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.” ...

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...

Helen Christodoulou

"I started applying for placements as early as possible, and applied to as many as I could. I did Mechanical Engineering with Automotive Design, so Agusta Westland, one the world’s largest helicopter companies, seemed a bit unlikely! However, after a huge of amount of help and support from the PCC,...

Will Couch

"The first day was daunting but I was expecting that; there were lots of new faces and an incredible amount of information to absorb. My main jobs involved CAD work followed by damage analysis and reporting. The responsibility given was overwhelming at first but at the same time very rewarding....

Domas Zinkevicius

"I worked on a new design of an “A” frame. This “A” frame was used to mount test diesel pumps on the test rigs. The project became quite wide because the “A” frame had to accommodate many different types of equipment and had to fit every rig. I was lucky...

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Koculan Moorthy

"What my job involved was designing circuits from schematic level to the final board level. This involved learning the software, analysing what components needed to be used, soldering and learning how to use the equipment used for testing. I also designed a clock circuit for the DAC and tested it."...