Innovation Internship 12 months - 2020

Siemens · Up to £20k · South West England

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Are you a forward-thinking and cool-headed undergraduate ready to take your next steps in the world of Innovation? Believe there’s more than one way to secure a successful future in Engineering? So do we. We believe our intern development programme differs from any other. Could this be the next exciting step on your journey... If yes start your career with us at Siemens!

This is a rare opportunity to earn whilst showing your potential to a global innovator. Here at Siemens we build a better world using digital skills to create greener energy, ground breaking software and ingenious inventions.


The Challenge

Embark on your 12 month placement with us whilst taking part in our fantastic intern development programme. We will create an individual training plan to help you to develop the specific skills and knowledge required for your role. By the end of it you will be set up with the best knowledge to equip you for your professional career in engineering innovation. 

  • Detailed evaluation of RSSB ‘Innovation Catalogue’.
  • Mapping activities to universities and organisations.
  • Establishing where Siemens Mobility or competitors have involvement in projects.
  • Prioritising activities which offer opportunities to us.
  • Building up detailed mapping of university interactions, to help us prioritise which we should invest in.
  • Running (with support) a trial ‘innovation day’.
  • Special project of ‘owning’ the process of establishing ‘local university’ contacts - seeking volunteers and nominated universities, building up links, getting one or two working strongly.
  • Working with the Capability Manager or the team through supporting the current STEM strategy and associated tasks.


Here’s what it takes to join some of the world’s brightest minds.

  • You must be currently studying towards a degree in an an engineering based subject and looking for an industry placement.
  • Numerical and analytical skills are a must with the ability to interpret data and information in order to produce it in a clear and logical format.
  • Computer literate with well-developed skills in MS Office applications.


What else do I need to know?

You will need to go where this journey takes you. Alongside your role, the intern development programme will teach softer skills such as communication, teamwork, commercial awareness, digitilisation and innovation. We also offer plenty of opportunity to develop your career whilst offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

We’re looking for forward-thinking team players with the aptitude and attitude to succeed in the world of engineering. Join us and apply now.

The total rewards' package for this role includes a salary of £17,500 per annum. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all applicants to encourage agile working, flexibility and innovation.

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