Undergraduate Sponsorship Scheme for Structural Engineers


Caunton Engineering is a leading supplier of structural steelwork to the construction industry, designing and manufacturing steel buildings for the Industrial, Retail, Education, Residential, Leisure and Commercial sectors - if you are eager to secure your career with a professional and forward thinking company, you may like to apply for one of our sponsorship opportunities:

Summer Work Placement

  • 1st, 2nd & 3rd years - Apply now for an 8 week summer work placement: earn in excess of £350 per 37.5 hour week gaining valuable experience in our industry. Successful work placement may lead to £1,000 cash sponsorship towards each remaining year at university.

Final Year Sponsorship

  • Final year students - apply now to join us after successful completion of your degree - all those offered a position will be rewarded with an additional £1,000 cash bonus with their first pay cheque as retrospective sponsorship.

Placement Year

  • Apply for a paid work placement of up to 12 months, and develop specialist knowledge and skills in structural steelwork design, project management and manufacture. Successful students may be offered final year sponsorship and a guaranteed job on graduation.

For the sponsorship schemes, all we ask if for your commitment to join us on completion of your degree and we're confident that you will find our development scheme rewarding.

To apply you should be on a Civil Engineering BSc, BEng or MEng course. Please submit you CV together with a covering letter to our Human Resources Department

Undergraduate and Graduate Training

Graduate Training

Being a dedicated Investor in People Caunton recognises the importance of bringing graduates in to our team and each year we aim to recruit new graduates into various business disciplines.

Our graduate programme is supervised and mentored by our Chartered Structural / Civil Engineers, and is accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers, which gives you the opportunity to progress towards chartered membership of the ICE and IStructE.

You will initially complete an in-house training programme that covers all the processes in the company. You will then be assigned to one of our departments, and can expect to be working on live projects within a few months. In addition to comprehensive on the job training, you will also attend training courses and seminars to further enhance your knowledge. Transition from Graduate to Structural Engineer is typically around 3 to 5 years.

If you are a Civil Engineering BSc, BEng or MEng undergraduate, have good communication and problem solving skills, can work well in a team and feel capable of contributing to Caunton's established reputation for innovation and engineering excellence, then please contact our Human Resources Department

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