Our Schemes

We're training the next generation of rocket scientists. We're in the middle of a long-term development programme, and we know that we'll need skill sets which are hard to find. Our schemes take outstanding young people and train them in both academic and real work environments to turn them into our next generation of designers, technicians and engineers.

Our Schemes

Graduate Programme 2019

Our Graduate programme is a 2 year rotational scheme. You’ll have access to our future focused Learning & Development Framework, take part in team building activities and have the opportunity to create a network of professional contacts.

For details on the requirements and how to apply please see Vacancies.

Closing date for applications is 30/11/2018.


Apprenticeship Scheme 2019

We run an Advanced Level 4 Apprentice Scheme to ensure our apprentices come out at the cutting edge of engineering and science disciplines. You will be spending this time visiting different departments, learning about different areas of an engineering business; with the final part working in a chosen department.

Applications will be open in November 2018.


Summer Internship Scheme 2019

Our internships will run for a period of 3 months from June 2019. There will be a number of different internships available which will be advertised on our website in November 2018.  


Work Experience 2019

If you're interested in Engineering then one of our week long experiences could be for you. Spend an action-packed week in our office meeting people, experiencing the work we do and making new friends.

Shadow a range of people working in your area to understand more about their roles, ask questions and find out more about exciting career opportunties. Plus you'll get advice and coaching from our HR team. If it goes well, you'll have the opportunity to apply for our internship or apprenticeship programmes.

For details on the requirements and how to apply see Vacancies. Closing date is  31/01/2019.

Frequently asked recruitment questions:

Q: Does Reaction Engines have a Summer Internship programme?

A: Yes. Applications are now closed. The application process will open again later this year and will be advertised on our website.

Q: Does Reaction Engines have an Apprenticeship programme?

A: Yes. Please check back to the vacancies page for the next open applications later this year.

Q: Does Reaction Engines have a Graduate programme?

A: Yes. Applications are now open for start in 2019. Please visit the vacancy page for further information.

Q: Who is eligable for work experience?

A: We will consider all applications but our work experience scheme is best suited to students of statutory school age ( Year 10+), post 16 students, undergraduates, postgraduate.

Q: What will I get out of a work experience placement?

A: If you choose to do a work experience placement at Reaction Engines you will benefit from real world experience in your career interest area, the opportunity to explore career options, contacts for future networking and experience to add to your CV.