National Nuclear Laboratory


Wednesday 6 September 2023

A career where your work makes a difference from day one! 

Our 2024 Graduate Programme is open for applications. 

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

​​​Securing future talent is crucial to our mission and the future of the industry; and our Graduate Programme plays a key part. 

Join us to understand how nuclear, through scientific research and innovation, can play a major role in addressing some of the real-life challenges we face; such as reaching net zero, the ability to deliver pioneering cancer treatment and supporting future space missions.​​​ 

Our two-year Graduate Programme offers the opportunity to join us as a permanent employee in a variety of roles – from technical to scientific to Project Management and Human Resources. With a starting salary of over £36,000, our graduates work on challenging projects, alongside industry experts, to expand knowledge, strengthen skills and develop their career.  

With a tailored development plan and dedicated time to work towards professional accreditation to reach their full potential – they are offered support every step of the way. 

Eager to discover more? 

Our virtual graduate talks will provide more information about our programme, the roles we have on offer and why there’s never been a more exciting time to work in the nuclear sector. 

We have talks taking place on: 

19 September 10 October 24 October 14 November 

Register for one of our online talks by emailing, providing confirmation of your preferred date and we’ll send you a MS Teams invitation so you can join from wherever you are.   

Take the first step to a career where anything is possible. Visit our early careers page to apply for our Graduate Programme.