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Work experience weeks

Renishaw's work experience weeks provide students with an ideal opportunity to discover what its like to work as an engineer in a world-leading engineering company.

The real-life engineering experience for students

For students in years 10 to 13 at schools throughout Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, Bristol and South Wales, Renishaw's work experience weeks provide the ideal opportunity to discover what it's really like to work as an engineer at one of the world's foremost engineering companies.

The work experience weeks take place during July at Renishaw's Innovation Centre near Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire and Renishaw's Miskin manufacturing plant near Cardiff in South Wales, they are open to applications from all students who have an interest in engineering and can show they enjoy maths and science. Pupils from years 10 to 13 are encouraged to apply.

Successful student applicants will work as a team to research and develop a new product, with each being given a specific role in the following areas of engineering:

  • Design
  • Production
  • Manufacturing
  • Purchasing
  • Project Management
  • Marketing

Students work according to Renishaw's product development process and use project plans and timelines in a similar way to professional Renishaw engineers.

The work experience week develops the students' skills in teamwork, project planning, budgeting, report writing and presentation, and ends with the students presenting their products to senior Renishaw engineers.

 Click here to apply

Download the work experience flyer here