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🚀 Internship

Mechanical Design Engineer Summer Placement

🚀 Summer Internship


🤑 £20.6K
12d left

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  • The candidate must be a full-time university student returning to complete their undergraduate degree, have the right to work in the UK, experience in 3D modelling, knowledge of mechanical engineering principles, ability to read technical information, strong communication skills, a desire to learn and develop, and a desirable understanding of manufacturing techniques. A 2:1 or above is expected.
  • The candidate will be responsible for delivering engineering solutions, producing designs and drawings using CAD systems, managing specifications, validating designs through calculations, and presenting designs for review.

Summer Internship



  • Are you a self-motivated engineering student interested in the development of innovative mechanical equipment, involving unique concepts, novel materials, and extremely challenging requirements?
  • Come and do the kind of engineering that makes you want to be an engineer. Stretch your technical skills while enabling the advancement of humanity’s understanding of materials at the ISIS Neutron and Muon Source. Promote sustainability and create new materials and, alongside world-leading scientists and technologists, shape projects that improve lives, in the UK and far beyond.
  • During the placement you will work on the design and analysis of instrument systems with engineers across the ISIS Design Division to support the user community carrying out scientific studies at ISIS.


  • Are in full time education at university, and will be returning to university/your studies to complete your undergraduate degree following the placement?
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK for the duration of the placement
  • Experience in 3D modelling
  • Knowledge of fundamental mechanical engineering principles, e.g., materials, stress/strain, and heat transfer
  • Ability to read and understand technical information
  • Ability to communicate well – both technically and non-technically – with a proven ability to work collaboratively and constructively in teams
  • Strong desire to learn and develop skills
  • Desirable Criteria:
  • A working understanding of appropriate manufacturing and fabrication techniques
  • Knowledge of engineering drawings to relevant engineering standards
  • Shows an appreciation of engineering in the wider context of society
  • Expected to achieve 2:1 or above

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • To deliver engineering solutions for scientific requirements
  • Produce concepts, designs and engineering drawings through the use of 2D & 3D CAD systems
  • Create and manage specifications based on customer requirements
  • Produce calculations to validate designs
  • Present designs – both verbally and in writing – for peer and stakeholder review


Work type

Full time

Work mode


Application deadline

Mar 10, 2024




20650 GBP