Please ensure that the application is filled out by the student not by a parent or guardian
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 Engineering work experience programme 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, Art and Design & Technology.
Dates: Monday 8th July – Friday 12th July 2019
Monday 15th July – Friday 19th July 2019
Hours: Monday – Thursday – 8.30 - 4.30
Friday – 8.30 - 12.00
12.00 - 12.30 (presentation to parents to celebrate the efforts of the students)
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 roles below:
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
Quotes from students who have attended
“Very enjoyable and challenging experience”
“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”
NB please note there are no direct public transport links to the Renishaw New Mills site
How to Apply
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.