• Software work experience week

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
    Job Reference
    WE2019SW
    No. of Openings
    20
    No. of Openings Remaining
    20
    Job Post Information* : Post End Date
    30/11/2018
  • Overview

    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.
     
    Our business also requires software engineers to write coding and programmes to support the range of products throughout the business and this week is designed to give you experience of what you would be involved in as a software engineer with Renishaw.
     
    Students in years 10 – 13 who attend local schools across the region are encouraged to apply. We have 20 spaces for this week, so competition will be high.
     

    Dates:     Monday 8th July – Friday 12th 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 format

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

     

    Students will learn to code in python with Raspberry pi’s and will work as a team within a dedicated Agile process, Students will learn how a software team works in practice and get the opportunity to learn about the pathways to becoming a software engineer at Renishaw.

    We cater for all levels so if you are a complete novice or even the next Mark Zuckerberg then come and have a go!
     

    What will you gain from your week at Renishaw: 

    • Opportunity to see a high-tech company in action
    • Work on a software project
    • Problems solving skills
    • Team building skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Knowledge of career opportunities at Renishaw

     

    Reviews from students who have previously participated in the software work experience
    “Thank you for a great week!”
    “Thank you for the week – it was extremely enjoyable”
    “I know that I now definitely want to be a software engineer”

     

     

    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.

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