2020 Telecommunications Summer Internship

Siemens · Up to £20k · Yorkshire and the Humber
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Are you a forward-thinking and cool-headed undergraduate with an eye for Engineering? Are you ready to take your next steps in the world of telecommunications? We believe our Summer Internships differ from others. Could this be the next exciting step on your journey?... If yes, start your engineering career with us at Siemens!

This is a rare opportunity to earn money whilst showing your potential to a global innovator. Here at Siemens, we build a better world using digital skills to create greener energy, ground breaking software and ingenious inventions.


The Challenge

  • Experience a full project lifecycle of a railway telecoms project; working on a variety of different tasks from design right through to installation, test and commissioning.
  • Delve into the world of networking. IP technology is becoming increasingly prevalent in today’s railway, with more and more projects moving towards this technology. You will be exposed to network design, as well as getting hands on with configuring and testing networks in our lab area.
  • Work on real projects which may include operational and retail communications systems.
  • Develop excellent knowledge of technical standards and processes associated with the transport and process industries.
  • Be a valued member within a team of early careers (Apprentices/Interns/Graduates) to participate in the business improvement project (BIP) scheme. The scope of the project is to create and present a solution to executive management. It provides you with valuable team working and presentation skills.
  • Be an ambassador for stem through a multitude of volunteering opportunities, such as Greenpower, Big Bang Fair and much more.
  • Support the engineering team delivering high quality technical and engineering solutions for large multi-disciplined projects for clients related to control and information systems, primarily in the rail sector.
  • Technically understanding our customer requirements and then ensuring that solutions are designed and implemented in a disciplined manner under the supervision of engineering personnel whilst utilising industry best practices.


What We're Looking For 

  • You must be studying towards a Telecommunications, Electrical, Electronics, Systems or Computer Engineering degree, aiming for a 2:2 or above.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to deal with technical issues and make timely, sound decisions with minimal consultation.
  • Ability to develop a firm understanding and appreciation of system design, safety concepts and associated decision making within the relevant industries.
  • An understanding of quantifying and managing technical risk when involved with project work.
  • Appreciation of requirements management.


What Else You Need To Know

The benefits package for this role includes a salary of £17,500 per annum pro rata. We know that not everyone’s lifestyle is the same, so we operate a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

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