National Nuclear Laboratory

Current Vacancies

We have the following roles available for our 2024 Graduate Scheme. If you have graduated or are going to graduate in 2024 with a 2:1 degree or higher then please apply to the appropriate role using the links below. The closing date for all roles is the 3rd December 2023.

We are looking for individuals with the right skills for our graduate roles and are open to most disciplines. We encourage you to apply to the role most of interest to you and and we will determine your suitability through our selection process. If you are unsure of whether your discipline matches our graduate roles, please email us at

Scientific & Engineering

We look for curious and driven graduates of all STEM disciplines, including chemistry, physics, natural and geological sciences, the environment, all engineering disciplines, software, maths, statistics and material science.  The Graduate roles are varied and hence we encourage individuals from any STEM background to apply

To apply click here.

Project Management

We have graduate roles available within our Project Management teams. For these roles we are looking for people with a good appreciation of science and technology, who are good at planning and organising data, communicating between people with differing skills and are motivated to make sure that activities are driven through to completion on time and to a defined budget and quality standard.

To apply click here.


An opportunity to work, learn and grow within a growing architecture team, shaping the solutions which will enable NNL to pursue our IT modernisation agenda. You will gain a broad understanding of information technologies including Microsoft O365, Azure hybrid cloud environments, solution development, ERP and other SaaS solutions

To apply click here.


We are looking for graduates to join our Compliance and Nuclear Operations functions. This is where your skills play a critical role in keeping everyone safe. Working in Safety, Security & Safeguards gives you the chance to make your mark on some hugely interesting projects, playing a meaningful role in delivering cleaner energy, reducing waste and keeping colleagues and the public out of harm’s way.

To apply click here.

Information Security

An opportunity to join our recently created CISO function and play a part in empowering and enabling NNL to successfully create value with acceptable levels of information security, data privacy and cyber resilience. The new CISO function is in a period of significant growth in size and capabilities, setting the standards for security in the business that others will seek to emulate.

To apply click here.