National Nuclear Laboratory STEM Insight Day – Speakers for Schools

National Nuclear Laboratory STEM Insight Day

National Nuclear Laboratory STEM Insight Day


Age: 14-16

Duration: 1 Day

Industry: Energy/Utilities

Application deadline: 10/06/2022

Dates: 05/07/2022 – 05/07/2022

Note – please do not share this opportunity with anyone outside of the specified age range for this placement as they will be ineligible to apply

We are delighted to be offering an opportunity to aspiring young people who have an interest in STEM subjects and want to find out how these can apply to roles within NNL. Students will learn about the the four key strategic areas within our business. Students will be hearing from a range of professionals. As part of the insight day students will choose from one of the key strategic areas of the business and complete a small project.

  • Clean Energy
  • Environmental Restoration
  • Health and Nuclear Medicine
  • Security and Non Proliferation

Consider which of the topics above are of interest and something which you could foresee supporting a change in the future and how you would apply this to the industry as a future development.

If you are interested in Science, Maths, Technology and Engineering. Have you ever wondered about the type of roles you could work within the Nuclear Industry?

This Insight day will allow you to learn about the sector:

  • You will take part in interactive activities as well as completing a mini project in a team.
  • We hope students will gain an insight in to this fantastic industry and apply your knowledge, skills and present your project as part of a team to the Early Careers staff at NNL.

NNL offer fantastic Apprenticeships, Degree and Doctorate opportunities and this will support and prepare you for a career in the future

5th July 9.30am – 3.00pm

Students will be expected to take part in a project on the day and work alongside other students in small teams.

All instructions and materials will be posted on the google classroom ahead of the dates above.

We look forward to welcoming you to this fantastic opportunity.

Job Opportunities within our sector include the following:

  • Engineering
  • Scientist
  • Mechanic
  • Business Administration
  • ICT, Finance
  • Project Management

We look forward to your applications and welcome you to a fantastic insight day with NNL

When applying, answer the following questions:

  • What do you already know about our organisation?
  • What type of career are you considering for the future?
  • Passion: What cause(s) are you are passionate about? Please also explain why.

More about what we do:

PURPOSE Harnessing nuclear science to benefit society. We are here to help make sure our sector can deliver environmentally and financially affordable solutions to some of the biggest challenges of the twenty-first century. Whether it is contributing to the achievement of net zero or advancing nuclear science in the delivery of effective healthcare, the outcomes we achieve directly benefit us all. We are building on the world-class solutions and successes we have already delivered as part of a new agenda with four Focus Areas: Clean Energy, Environmental Restoration, Health and Nuclear Medicine and Security and Non-Proliferation. These are the cornerstones of our ambitions, shaping what we deliver for our customers and for UK society. VALUES Our values align our actions and act as our compass to guide our future. We don’t take a profit. Instead, we call the money we make Earnings to Reinvest. It all goes back into the business to develop science, innovation technology and our people. Our Central Laboratory is the most modern and advanced facility of its kind in the world. Find out more about this and our other outstanding facilities. Safety is our number one priority. We make this clear through our values and behaviours and our policies and training.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

 Problem Solving
 Creativity
 Staying Positive
 Leadership
 Teamwork

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