Location: Cheadle, United Kingdom
In fast changing markets, customers worldwide rely on Thales. Thales is a business where brilliant people from all over the world come together to share ideas and inspire each other. In aerospace, transportation, defence, security and space, our architects design innovative solutions that make our tomorrow's possible.
Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.
Dates: 13th – 17th July 2020
This is a really exciting opportunity for one weeks’ work experience at our Cheadle site. During the week you will develop your engineering skills and experience exploring what life as an engineer is really like. Our work experience is aimed at year 11 – 13 students (15 – 18 years).
Our work experience programme gives you a taste of what it’s like to work at Thales. Giving you the opportunity to challenge and develop your understanding of STEM subjects, whilst experiencing first-hand the exciting career possibilities that our industry can offer. You will get the chance to meet people from all parts of the business, with a vast amount of experience and expertise in the different engineering disciplines – take every opportunity to ask questions and build your knowledge.
You will experience the many different areas of engineering first-hand working on a realistic mini engineering project with presentations, tasks and deliverables. There will be no shadowing, completing paperwork or making coffees! During the week, you will also take part in product demonstrations, site tours, workshops and interactive networking talks provided by key people within the business.
To take advantage of this great work experience opportunity click on the apply button now – applications will be open until 31st March 2020.
In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.
At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!