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About AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland is a world leader in helicopter manufacture, based in Yeovil, Somerset. We design, develop and manufacture an unrivalled range of the most advanced helicopters, rotary wing technology, and mission systems for both civil and military customers.

Part of the world-class Finmeccanica group of companies, our operations are based across sites in the UK, Italy, Poland and the USA, providing our placement students with a truly international working environment.

Each year, we seek a number of talented Engineering and Business undergraduates to join our highly regarded 12-month placement programmes, which allow students to experience a wide variety of departments through a series of placements that are tailored to meet individual interests.

The complex and fascinating engineering involved in the design and development of rotorcraft represents the ideal platform for engineering undergraduates to develop wide-ranging skills with placements spanning Rotor Systems, Material Testing, Structural Design, Test & Evaluation and Aerodynamics. Watching aircraft fly from our airfield provides immense satisfaction to everyone involved in their development.

Business undergraduates will experience a variety of placements within the cutting edge international business environment, with routes covering Finance, Procurement and Supply Chain Management and Human Resources.


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"Working at AW has been a fantastic year and been more enjoyable than I could have ever thought. AW offers you the opportunity to work in up to four different areas which is quite unique as the vast majority of placement companies just offer you a single r..." Read full review


"I thoroughly enjoyed my 12 month placement with Agustawestland. I felt that I was given an appropriate amount of work that would actaully be valued by the company. There was always someone who I felt comfortable to go to if I needed help with anything." Read full review

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