Placements, work experience and bursaries

Renishaw offers a variety of opportunities for students of all ages. Take a look at the option that may suit you.
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Industrial Placements 2014-2015

Industrial Placements are aimed at students already enrolled on an engineering based undergraduate course, who are required to undertake a sandwich placement as part of their course.

The application process for the 2014-2015 is now open.

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Summer Placements 2014

The application process for the 2014 Summer Placement Scheme is now closed.

Pre-University/Gap Year Placements 2014-2015

Renishaw offers several Pre-University Placements, usually lasting about 12 months.

The application process for the 2013 Pre-University Placement Scheme is now open.

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Work Experience

Renishaw currently offers approximately 70 Work Experience placements. They last one week and are available throughout the year.

Who can apply?

  • Pupils must be in Years 10 to 12 and attend one of our local schools – these are schools in Gloucestershire and Wales that we have established a special relationship with over time
  • Children of our current employees

Who are we looking for?

  • Applicants are expected to express a specific interest in engineering and Renishaw as a company
  • Applicants are expected to have an idea of which area of the business they would like a placement in, such as electronics, mechanical engineering, software

What to include in your application:

Please send a letter detailing the following:

  • Why are you interested in a career in engineering?
  • Why do you want to do your work experience at Renishaw?
  • Which area of engineering would you like to be placed in?
  • Do you have any relevant interests/hobbies that you think would be relevant to your application?
  • Tell us when are you available to do your work experience – most schools have specific weeks in which pupils do work experience, but you may also be available during half-terms and holidays
  • Home address and telephone number
  • If you have a CV please attach that too

Please write to Simonne Watts, Renishaw plc, Schools Liaison, New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, GL12 8JR, or email recruitment@renishaw.com.

Bursaries

Renishaw offers a number of bursaries each year to help support students whilst at university. These are awarded annually to students committed to developing their careers with Renishaw. For more information please call 01453 524524.