Work Experience Week

Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
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As one of the UK’s most successful and progressive engineering companies, our people and products make a real difference to the world in which we live. From jet engines and wind turbine manufacturing, to dentistry and brain surgery, we solve tough engineering and scientific problems.
Due to the success of our Work Experience Scheme in previous years we are again offering a fantastic opportunity for one week’s work experience for students in years 10 - 13 who attend local schools across the region.  Preference is given to those students who are interested in Engineering and can show that they enjoy subjects like Maths, Science and Design & Technology.
Dates:       Monday 9th July – Friday 13th July 2018
                 Monday 16th July – Friday 20th July 2018

Hours:       Monday – Thursday – 8.00 - 4.15pm
                  Friday – 8.00 - 12.00   

Location:   New Mills, Wotton under Edge, Gloucestershire GL12 8JR


The Renishaw Engineering work experience week is not like traditional shadowing, our format offers students an experience that covers all aspects of Engineering.

Students will be given an Engineering project brief at the start of the week and as a team they research and develop a new product.  At the end of the week, the team will present their concept model and business plan to senior management. Each team will comprise of a student performing one of the below roles:


• Project Manager
• Technical Lead
• Product Marketing Engineer
• Production Engineer
• Product Designer
• Purchasing and Material Control

Person specification

If you enjoy problem solving, making things, fixing things then Engineering could be a career choice for you. 


What will you gain from your week at Renishaw:


• The opportunity to see a high-tech company in action
• Working on an Engineering project
• Problems solving skills


Reviews from Students who participated in the 2017 work experience
“Very enjoyable and challenging experience”

“Once again, I would like to thank you and all of the staff for making this opportunity not only possible, but fun, challenging and educational. I really feel that this week was extraordinary and a cut above the rest.”

“Really good to do something on work experience that isn’t just shadowing”


How to Apply
Please note when applying for this opportunity:
There are no direct public transport links to the Renishaw site


Apply by uploading a CV and answering the questions: Please put 0 when asked for salary and N/A when asked if you are willing to relocate.


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