🚀 Internship

Mechanical Design Engineering Internship (1 Year)

🚀 Placement Program


🤑 £18K - £22K
Rolling basis


  • Are you a passionate student interested in Mechanical Design?
  • Reaction Engines has an exciting new Internship opportunity within our Design to Manufacture department.
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Area of Responsibilities



  •  As the Mechanical Design Engineer Intern, you will assist with project work on a wide variety of industries (please see our website for examples).
  • Depending on the project this could be: Creating CAD models and 2D manufacturing drawings, liaising with all technical disciplines to arrive at the final design.
  • Project work could include assisting with prototype builds and trials, and recording results in reports.
  • The successful candidate will also assist with the maintenance and creation of parts for the company CAD library, and create how-to guides and other documents that can be used by the design engineering team.
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  • Maths and physics or DT at GSCE and A-level or other higher education
  • Aerospace/ automotive/ design/ mechanical engineering or other engineering based higher education courses would be beneficial
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, primarily Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Passion for engineering and willingness to quickly learn new skills
  • Practical abilities in terms of bicycle/vehicle mechanics, model-making or other creative skills
  • Experience in the use of Computer Aided Design Software is beneficial
  • Driving licence or own transport beneficial but non essential
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  • Dynamic Hybrid Working (where your time is split between working from home and in the office)
  • 9 day Fortnight work pattern (every other Friday off)
  • 28 days annual leave (increasing to 30 after 2 years' service)- pro rata based on work pattern
  • Company Share Option Plan
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Subsidised childcare at Culham Nursery
  • Life assurance (3x annual salary)
  • Family friendly policies
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employer matching pension up to 5%
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Employee recognition (STAR Awards)
  • Annual Professional Membership
  • Health and wellbeing discounts & wellbeing challenges via our EAP
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