Electrical Engineering Placement at Eaton

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
31st January 2018
Role May Involve
Electronic and Electrical Engineering Engineering

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About Eaton

We make what matters work. Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion, with approximately 95,000 employees and selling products to customers in more than 175 countries. Within the UK we have numerous locations across the country operating within the Electrical, Hydraulic, Vehicle and Aerospace industries.

Electrical Engineering Placement

Our Electrical Engineering Intern Placement Programme is first-class when it comes to giving placement students real insight into working in a large global manufacturing business whilst preparing you for a professional career.

Our engineering interns are valued contributors to our business, and continue to be important players in our product development.

What you will get

During the year placement you will gain invaluable experience working with a team of diverse engineers. From day one you will be mentored by highly skilled Engineering professionals who will guide and support you to ensure you receive the maximum from your placement.

Partnering with the team allows you to experience a challenging working environment, where you are actively encouraged to contribute to real business projects. This will ultimately allow you to apply the knowledge and skills gained in your given field at university.

In addition you will join an established programme alongside a cohort of interns from across the UK offering the opportunity to attend numerous training sessions and skills workshops.


Candidates should ideally be undergraduates working towards a minimum of a 2:1 and studying in a related discipline. Please provide your first year classification on your application. As our placements are based in multiple sites across the UK you must be geographically flexible. You must have legal authorization to work in the United Kingdom without company sponsorship and where appropriate comply with ITAR regulations.

How to apply

Applications to be received by 31 January 2018 with Assessment Centres taking place in January and February 2018.

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