February, 2011

Making footprints in London…. - February 21, 2011

    Okay guys, some of you will have to use your imagination, others not so much…here’s the story…     You’re a nucleargraduate. You start work at 9am, spend some hours considering all matters nuclear, eat some lunch, give those nuclear matters a bit more thought and then head home at 5pm, right?      Not this week!      You’re [...]

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Power! -

Cohort 4 feels like a run away train, we have already met the half waypoint of our first secondment at our sponsoring companies. So time for a reality check, so we went to London to learn about a different type of power. We arrived at the Houses of Parliament via a whistle stop tour around [...]

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First Secondment So Far! - February 8, 2011

I’m currently 4 months into my first secondment on the nucleargraduates scheme; I can’t quite believe how quickly it’s gone! My first two weeks were spent on a Development Zone in Cumbria. Those two weeks were absolutely packed with activities, including the ANIA (Award for Nuclear Industry Awareness), site visits and a group challenge. I [...]

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Secondment 1: Rolls-Royce (Derby) -

I am currently on my first secondment at Rolls-Royce in Derby working in the nuclear defence industry.  I have completed around 4 months on the scheme now and during this time have experienced a variety of courses as well as interesting visits. I started the scheme along with the other graduates on a 2 week [...]

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Hectic! - February 4, 2011

  Its now 4months into my time on the ‘nucleargraduates’ scheme!! I’m HALFWAY through my first secondment…. and things are getting busier and busier….thank god for my outlook calendar for keeping track of my busy schedule! I don’t know where I would be without it…   I’m feeling confident in my role now as a [...]

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Rolls-Royce - February 1, 2011

I am currently on my first secondment on the nucleargraduates scheme with Rolls-Royce Nuclear (in defence) who are my sponsor company. To begin the scheme, we had a 2-week training zone based in Cumbria. This gave all of the graduates the chance to meet each other and form teams that we will be part of for the next [...]

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