Helmet, Clothing, Apparel, Person, Hardhat, Fireman, Worker


Your future starts here.

You're studying at university and you're ready to start exploring different career opportunities. You want the chance to experience the working world, doing something that will make a real difference.

SSE's Summer Placements are an ideal way to gain real, hands-on experience and find out if a role at SSE is the right fit for you.  You’ll be working on real business scenarios and we’ll want your input.

Our opportunities vary year on year, but we typically take on students to support our teams in Distribution, Transmission, Renewables and Enterprise.

We're the UK and Ireland's clean green energy champion. If you're ready to power change, one of our summer placement programmes could be right for you.


Register Interest

What's in it for you?

Our summer placements give you a great opportunity to apply the skills and knowledge you're learning at university in real business scenarios. We have big ambitions to deliver a better world of energy for tomorrow and you can help us get there!

  • Structured, hands-on learning experience, relevant to your degree.
  • A fantastic opportunity to network and meet people who may help you in your degree and beyond.
  • The prospect of a long-term future with us.
  • An opportunity to earn while you learn.

What development will I get?

We will provide you with a structured development programme that will be relevant to your degree.  You'll get to build relationships with our business experts, and discover more about careers in the energy industry. Expect to be involved in a variety of tasks throughout your placement, working as part of a team and on your own too.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop practical skills in line with the knowledge you are gaining through your studies.


What do I need to apply?

Ideally, you will be working towards a relevant business, engineering or other STEM-related subject, and will have at least completed your 2nd year of study.   Our opportunities offer a great introduction to the energy sector and would suit ambitious undergraduates with a genuine interest in SSE and the prospect of a long future with us.

If you require any adjustments to register your details, please get in touch with us at graduates@sse.com

Our Summer Placements

Title Business Area Requisition Identifier City State Country Location Department Category Summary Level
Summer Placement Opportunities (Summer 2023) Registration of Interest Early Careers (Registrations Only) 542954 Dublin. Berkshire. East Yorkshire. Hampshire. Belfast & County Antrim. Inverness. Perthshire. Renfrewshire County Dublin. Berkshire. England. Hampshire. Northern Ireland. Scotland Ireland. United Kingdom Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. Berkshire, United Kingdom. East Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Hampshire, United Kingdom. Belfast & County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom. Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Registration of Interest Apprenticeships & Graduates, Audit, Risk & Assurance, Commercial, Data & Analytics, Digital, Distributed Energy, Distribution, Electric Vehicle (EV), Energy Portfolio Management, Energy Solutions Group, Energy Trading, Engineering, Engineering - Electrical / C&I, Engineering - Mechanical, Information Technology, Offshore, Onshore, Project / Programme Management, Quality Assurance, Renewables, Renewables - Hydro, Renewables - Onshore/Offshore/Floating Wind, Safety, Health, Environment & Sustainability, Solar & Battery, Strategy, Thermal, Transmission, Utilities x

Stay Connected

linkedinicon.png facebookicon.png instagramicon.png twittericon.png