Engineering placements

  • My Placement at SMTC UK

    Author: Uvindu Wijesinghe - Hi Everyone! I’m Uvindu, though most of my friends know me simply as “UV”. Originally from Sri Lanka, I moved to Botswana when I was 7 years old. After finishing my A-levels, I moved to the...

  • ‘Sorry, but what is an engineer doing in supply chain..?’

    Author: Matthew Berry - During the last 10 weeks at Patheon UK in Swindon, the above is probably the question I’ve been asked the most and equally struggled to answer, so hopefully as this blog progresses I’ll be able to...

  • Men in Pool & Other Stories

    Author: Hanna Stina-Sonts A short overview of what I’ve been working on over the past month and more about the construction business game MERIT that our team from BuroHappold participated in. Merit Competition Throughout March and April, I took part...

  • A Key Ingredient in Ice Cream Production...

    Author: Clodagh Chapman - I am now 10 months in to my placement with Unilever, and life in the Ice Cream Global Design Centre has not been easy! Since my last blog post, I have started working on a number...

  • Rolling On

    Author: Ben Mitchell - A shorter working month than usual this time as I have been off work for the previous week and a half skiing to celebrate my 21st, the joys of being able to take holiday when you...

  • Everyday life at the Buro

    Author: Hanna Stina-Sonts - In my second post about my placement in the London Structures department of BuroHappod Engineering, I talk a bit more about what I do on day-to-day basis at work and the projects I have been involved in....

  • A Cool New Placement

    Author: Ben Mitchell - One month into my second placement and I’ve now got my head around what my new team does and, after a slow start, finally have some work to sink my teeth into. My new team is...

  • Changing Tracks

    Author: Ben Mitchell - This second blog is later than I had planned, mainly due to the hectic month I have just finished with the Asset & Operational Support team. Four months have flown by, and so too did my...