Engineering Placement at Heathrow

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
18th November 2019
Greater London
Salary Band
£20,000 - £21,999
Role May Involve
Aerospace/Aviation Engineering Property/Real Estate Transportation Travel and Tourism
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Engineering Placement

Experience the world of Heathrow Airport

Internship opportunities in Engineering – the lifeblood of Heathrow

Heathrow is not just a world-class airport but also a place where you can build a world-class career. It takes more than 76,000 people working in thousands of different roles and for hundreds of different companies to welcome the 80 million+ passengers who pass through here every year. Dynamic, diverse and forward thinking, it’s like a small city full of opportunities.

Engineering is the lifeblood of Heathrow. So, as an Engineering intern, you could touch all aspects of life here, from sanitation and signage to rail and roads. Whether you're helping to create a well-functioning terminal environment or working with our Chief Engineers, you'll keep our airport running smoothly 24/7. The scale of what we do is vast so even projects that seem relatively simple on the surface will test your skills and give you huge scope to make your mark. It’s an exciting place to be.

Starting in early October 2020 and lasting between 10 and 12 months, this opportunity is ideal as either a university placement or a first role for a graduate looking to see their career take off. Whatever your background, we’ll help you get off to a flying start, through a structured learning programme, ongoing mentorship and support, and lots of exposure to experienced managers and colleagues.

And when you reach the end of your programme, the opportunities will just be beginning. There are a huge range of career paths open for you in our business, including the chance to progress onto one our Engineering Future Leaders programme or to secure a permanent role within your function.

Are you someone who loves to learn? Do you constantly seek out new opportunities? Would you like to experience life at the forefront of a dynamic, ever-changing industry? Then our Engineering internship could be just what you’re looking for!

We also have internship opportunities in Airside & Airport Operations Centre, Baggage, Commercial, Communications, Expansion, IT, Security, Sustainability and more.

About Heathrow

See your career take off at Heathrow

Heathrow is not just the UK’s busiest airport. It is also the country’s front door to the world and a vital piece of our economy. More than 80 million passengers pass through here every year along with everything from Scottish salmon to pharmaceuticals to parts for Formula One cars. Dynamic, diverse and forward-thinking, it is like a small city at the heart of the nation’s global connections – with world-class career opportunities to match.

Could you help lead our ongoing transformation?

As a crucial part of the national infrastructure, Heathrow is constantly improving and rapidly growing. We’re investing billions in innovative technology, new terminals and first-class training and are always on the lookout for talented, ambitious people to join our teams.

We offer a wide variety of internships and graduate leadership development programmes, all of which provide you with unique experience of what it takes to operate one of the world’s biggest and busiest airports. Whether you’re passionate about leading teams and delivering high-profile projects or building your technical capability, this is an opportunity to fast-track your career while helping us achieve our aim of providing the world’s best airport service.

How to Apply

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