National Nuclear Laboratory

Where your ideas can lead to new discoveries

Graduate careers at NNL
Where anything is possible

As the UK’s national laboratory for nuclear fission, NNL is harnessing nuclear science to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Whether you are studying GCSEs or A Levels, completing your degree or carrying out doctoral research, you too can play a part in the global challenge, working alongside world class experts to help us meet our net zero goal by 2050.

At NNL, we channel our work into four strategic areas – focussing on providing Clean Energy, how nuclear technology can contribute to Health and Nuclear Medicine, Environmental Restoration and Security within our nuclear industry.

If you want be a part of our challenge then apply for one of our Early Career schemes.

Work experience

If you’re currently at school or college and have an interest in a STEM career, our work experience programme can offer you a real insight into the nuclear industry and the opportunity for you to learn more about future career paths.
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Immerse yourself in the nuclear industry with hands-on experience, while learning from leading experts. We offer apprenticeships in a range of areas, from science and engineering to project management and business administration.
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Our two-year graduate development gives you the chance to work on challenging, real-world projects alongside industry experts, to develop your skills and to join us as a permanent employee in a wide range of roles.
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Post Doctorate

Move from PhD to subject matter experts, bringing your research and academic skills and applying them in an industrial environment, shaping our industry and delivering real customer impact.
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