Summer Work Placements

THE ROLE

Plextek offers summer work placements (internships) for undergraduates studying electronics, software, physics or related subjects. Applications are invited in the autumn with a closing date of 31st October. We accept applications via UKESF and also directly to careers@plextek.com. Interviews take place in November and December for internships the following summer.

We look for students with a strong academic record who have a real interest in technology and would like to be considered for a career at Plextek. Applications are open to those who are studying at university in their 2nd or 3rd year for an MEng or equivalent degree and have the right to work in the UK.

There are only 2 placements left for summer 2019, so be sure to get your application in quick. We invite applications for summer 2020 which will be reviewed after the closing date of 31st October 2019.

THE COMPANY

Plextek provides unique solutions for our customers by solving today’s hardest engineering problems in sensing, data collection & communications. Our customers span a wide range of markets including healthcare, defence, internet of things, security and automotive.

Based just south of Cambridge, we have easy road and rail routes to the vibrant city centre. We provide a friendly and supportive working environment, including a calendar of regular social events in which to unwind.

Chris Lancaster, Graduate Software Engineer:

“Working at Plextek is helping me find my way through my career due to the wide variety of tasks that arise on a daily basis working for a consultancy. Every day I learn something new.”

Job Details

Job Reference Number: SWP20

Position: Full time, Paid

Placement: 2 Months

Nicholas Hill, Chief Executive Officer:

“Last summer we started accepting a small number of work experience placements for the first time. We hope to gain some insight into how to engage with sixth formers in an effective way without putting too much drain on internal resources. Next year I hope to put more formal arrangements in place with our local sixth form school.”

Summer Work Placements 2020

THE ROLE

Plextek offers summer work placements (internships) for undergraduates studying electronics, software, physics or related subjects. Applications are invited in the autumn with a closing date of 31st October. We accept applications via UKESF and also directly to careers@plextek.com. Interviews take place in November and December for internships the following summer.

We look for students with a strong academic record who have a real interest in technology and would like to be considered for a career at Plextek. Applications are open to those who are studying at university in their 2nd or 3rd year for an MEng or equivalent degree and have the right to work in the UK.

Places for summer 2019 have been filled. We invite applications for summer 2020 which will be reviewed after the closing date of 31st October 2019.

THE COMPANY

Plextek provides unique solutions for our customers by solving today’s hardest engineering problems in sensing, data collection & communications. Our customers span a wide range of markets including healthcare, defence, internet of things, security and automotive.

Based just south of Cambridge, we have easy road and rail routes to the vibrant city centre. We provide a friendly and supportive working environment, including a calendar of regular social events in which to unwind.

Chris Lancaster, Graduate Software Engineer:

“Working at Plextek is helping me find my way through my career due to the wide variety of tasks that arise on a daily basis working for a consultancy. Every day I learn something new.”

Job Details

Job Reference Number: SWP20

Position: Full time

Placement: 2 Months

Nicholas Hill, Chief Executive Officer:

“This summer we have started accepting a small number of work experience placements for the first time. We hope to gain some insight into how to engage with sixth formers in an effective way without putting too much drain on internal resources. Next year I hope to put more formal arrangements in place with our local sixth form school.”

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