Work experience, apprenticeships and graduate schemes

Join a team that's helping to solve the world's greatest challenge

From our cutting edge design and engineering facility in Dorset, UK, Ultra Energy helps customers deliver reliable, low carbon nuclear power in countries around the world.

If you're studying at school or college and want to understand how we work, or preparing to leave education and are interested in an apprenticeship or graduate role, we want to hear from you. We're looking for individuals who are passionate about engineering and whose personality aligns with our company values.

At Ultra Energy, you will rotate across our various teams and through the support of your line manager acquire a unique experience on which to build a successful career.

To find out about the ways you can join our team, explore the three sections below.

Work experience

If you're studying in year 11 or above at school, sixth form or an FE college and would like to know if a career in engineering could be for you, why not come and experience one or two weeks at our Dorset facility? We're always happy to discuss work experience with young people. Please register your interest using our form.


Did you know, there’s no age limit for apprenticeship schemes? Whether you’re at school, have just left school or maybe school was a while ago, you can join us on an apprenticeship. Register your interest here.

Apprenticeship specialisms
  • Electronics (analogue and digital)
  • Electrical
  • Software engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
What we offer
  • On the job learning over a three to four year apprenticeship
What to expect
  • Challenging and interesting work
  • Great mentoring and support
  • Varied career development pathway
  • Exposure to a variety of projects
  • Experience multiple aspects of our work
  • Opportunity to specialise
The perks you'll get
  • Competitive salary
  • A range of great benefits
What we need from you
  • Level 3 apprentice candidates need a minimum of five GCSEs or equivalent at level 5 (C) and above, including English, science and mathematics
  • Level 4 apprentice candidates require A levels, T levels or BTEC

Apply for our apprenticeship directly through Bournemouth & Poole College: Level 3 and Level 4


Our graduate programme allows you to pursue a great career in technical specialisms relevant to advanced nuclear solutions that you studied at university. We advertise our vacancies on our career page. To register your interest and sign up to be informed as roles go live, please complete our form

Graduate specialisms
  • Nuclear engineering
  • Nuclear physics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electronics
  • Software
What we offer
  • Three month summer internships
  • One year placements
  • Graduate positions
What to expect
  • Early career responsibility
  • Work on customer deliverables from day one
  • Challenging and interesting work
  • Great mentoring and support
  • Exposure to a variety of projects
  • Varied career development pathways
  • Opportunity to specialize
The perks you'll get
  • Competitive salary
  • A range of great benefits
What we need from you
  • You’ll need at least a degree pass at 2:1 or higher in an electrical, electronic, mechanical, systems engineering, physics, or nuclear discipline
  • Enthusiasm, willing to learn, team player, passion about engineering and problem solving
  • Strong communication and time management skills

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