The Young Engineer Summer Internship

London • Ages 15-18

July OR August 2021
University College London (UCL)

OUR SUMMER 2020 INTERNSHIPS ARE NOW FULL. YOU CAN REGISTER BELOW FOR 2021.

The Young Engineer Summer Internship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for aspiring engineers to undertake the work experience of their dreams in London.

Over the course of 10 days, students aged 15-18 will have some of the most prestigious experiences of engineering that one can imagine: a Boeing 747 experience day with aerospace engineers upon a 747 jet; piloting a 737 flight simulator; site visit to a Formula E motor racing manufacturer; and a private session with a NASA scientist.

Also available on the Internship are an Engineering ‘Supercar’ trip to Lamborghini and Pagani in Italy, the University of Oxford, and a pioneering Artificial Intelligence company. 

Join us for a life-changing experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university application form and set you up for a future as a successful engineer.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Immersive Engineering Experiences:

  • Explore a Boeing 747 jumbo jet privately with top aerospace engineer and pilot a 737 flight simulator 
  • Witness high-tech automotive manufacturing with a leading race car brand
  • Private Q&A session with a NASA scientist
  • Discover the magic of ‘Supercar’ production at the Lamborghini and Pagani factories in Bologna
  • Design an aerofoil and test it live in a wind tunnel with a Rolls Royce engineer
  • Plot and test a drone pilot journey through numerous obstacles
  • Build a bridge using structural design to carry load

    Senior Engineers From Iconic Global Brands:

    • Be coached through the immersive experiences with engineers from world-renowned firms including Samsung, Rolls Royce and Atkins Global
    • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future careers

      Personalised Career Coaching:

      • Bespoke career coaching: have your CV reviewed by an engineering recruitment expert and receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
      • Training on how you can get one of the most desirable jobs in engineering, starting now: A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques.

        Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

        • Attending the internship demonstrates that you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, innovation and commercial awareness.
        • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications.

        World-Class Universities And World-Class People:

        • Experience two of the best universities on the planet: Oxford and University College London (UCL).
        • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the internship, creating an invaluable lifetime network.

        Design Your Own Internship:

        • Choose to attend the Full Internship (10 days), Half Internship (5 days) or Weekend Internship (2 days).
        • Students who attend the Full Internship can opt for the European Stream (‘Supercar’ trip to Italy) or the UK stream (the University of Oxford, and Artificial Intelligence-themed visits around London) for days 6,7 and 8.
        • Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout. London accommodation is provided at UCL’s halls of residence. Evening social activities will also be provided for students booking with accommodation.

            TIMETABLE
            Day 1 - ENTER THE INTERNSHIP
            3pm The Internship Begins - Keynote speech by the Internship Director
            - Immersive group activities to give you crucial engineering skills for the internship ahead: teamwork, design, critical thinking, working under pressure and presentation
            - Interactive networking session: meet your fellow interns – talented and ambitious students from around the world who can be powerful contacts for your career ahead
            7pm Close

            *exact programme subject to change without notice

            Day 2 - NANOENGINEERING & DRIVERLESS VEHICLES
            10.30am The World of an Engineer - Your journey to becoming a top engineer, starting now
            - Securing a place on the world’s most desirable graduate schemes
            - Adopting the keys skills and behaviours from the outset
            - Expectations vs reality
            11.30am Design Simulation 1: Nanoengineering -The brave new world of nanotechnology
            -Create your own structural breakthrough
            -Design a practical application for your innovation, which could change the world
            -Justify the environmental implications of your design
            12.30pm Design Simulation 2: Driverless Vehicles -Design a driverless vehicle which will blow the competition away
            -Balance your engineering instincts with a business focus
            -Implementation, issues and solutions
            -The future: your solution vs Google’s
            1.30pm Lunch Break
            2.30pm Career Coaching: Your path to the best universities and the best graduate jobs - Become the young engineer that the corporate world is searching for
            - Coaching on A-level/IB choices, apprenticeships, degree and university selection, and the best extra-curricular activities to immerse yourself in
            - Graduate role application and interview coaching from experts
            3.15pm Round-table discussions with Oxbridge assessments - Solve case studies used in Oxbridge assessments
            - Be assessed on critical skills by Oxbridge and other leading university alumni and interview experts
            - Receive personalised feedback and tips
            5.00pm Close
            Day 3 - IMMERSIVE ENGINEERING SIMULATIONS
            10.30am The New World of Drones - Team pilot a drone to execute your plan
            - Presented with an objective to deliver a package across a route filled with obstacles (physical, electrical, moral)
            - Optimise the route for functionality and efficiency
            - Return via a racing competition, planning and executing complex manoeuvres and tricks to understand the physics of flight
            - Experience virtual reality cities and start designing for an exciting future
            12.00pm Ready for Take-off: Develop a wing for flight in a wind tunnel - Work alongside top material and aerospace engineers
            - In conjunction with the practical aspect of drone flight, understand the physics of flight to design and develop a high-performing aerofoil
            - Interactively improve and test aerofoil designs using a wind tunnel
            - Learn crucial design of experiments, data processing and optimisation techniques for engineering
            1.30pm Lunch Break
            2.30pm ‘I built that with my own two hands’ - Compete against the other attendees to build a structure to carry weight/impact across two points
            - Consider cost, environmental and structural aspects working alongside expert engineers, and put your ideas into action
            4.30pm Panel Discussion - Ask your burning questions to all the high-ranking engineers whom you’ve worked with over the weekend
            5.30pm Private Networking Reception With the Engineers - A unique opportunity to spend an evening with engineers from some of the biggest corporations in the industry
            - Gain personal advice and build a powerful network for your future
            7.30pm Close
            Day 4 - EXPLORE CAR MANUFACTURING: FORMULA E
            9.00am Experience Day: Formula E - Interns will be taken to the home of electric vehicle manufacturing in Oxford
            - Meet Heads of R&D for winning race teams
            - Discover how they have have employed the world's most advanced engineering techniques to dominate the competition
            - Personal Q&A time with veteran engineers from the company
            4.30pm Return to London
            5.30pm Space Engineering - Interns will have a private session with a NASA scientist
            - Astronaut training explained firsthand
            - Personal Q&A time with Mercury mission leads
            6.30pm Close
            Day 5 - Aerospace: Boeing 747 Experience Day
            9.00am Experience Day: Boeing - Step aboard your private 747 jumbo jet
            - Understand the mechanics alongside top aerospace engineers
            - Pilot a 737 simulator
            - Use engineering innovation to solve a developing flight emergency
            - Engineering cutting-edge communications in flight
            5.30pm Close
            Days 6-8 -YOUNG ENGINEERS ON TOUR
            3 Full Days Young Engineers On Tour: Embark on a journey of engineering in action. Choose our European or UK Stream
            European Stream 'Supercar' Trip to Italy - Return flights to Bologna with 2 nights' accommodation
            - Visits to some of the world’s most iconic institutions in automotive engineering: Lamborghini and Pagani
            - Discover Bologna – city walking tour and Bologna food experience
            UK Stream University of Oxford & Artificial Intelligence - Experience some of Oxford’s most iconic colleges and buildings. Meet Oxford students and get their advice on how to gain a place there for yourself
            - Experience-session at a leading AI company. Understand first-hand how AI is changing the world
            - Cultural activities at some of London's most renowned landmarks
            Day 9 - PERSONAL CAREER COACHING
            Morning & Afternoon Your Future as an Engineer - Personal career coaching: have your CV and background reviewed by recruitment experts
            - Receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
            - A day for professionals to help you focus on your personal aspirations, and your future as a successful engineer
            - Live recruitment sessions: experience actual assessment tasks that firms use and get feedback on your performance
            Evening End of Internship Party - Celebrate your successes over the internship
            - Make valuable contacts for life with talented, like-minded students from across the world
            Day 10 - INTERNSHIP REVIEW
            Morning The Internship Review - A review of what you have gained during the internship
            - How to use this once-in-a-lifetime experience as a springboard for your future
            - Farewell speech by Internship Director
            2pm Interns Depart
            VENUE & ACCOMMODATION

            Programme Location

            UCL, University of Oxford, leading engineering companies and other University of London premises. 

            Optional 'Supercar' trip to Italy also available.

            Accommodation Location

            Garden Halls (University of London)
            1 Cartwright Gardens
            King's Cross
            London
            WC1H 9EN

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            WHO CAN ATTEND?

            The Internship is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

            You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

            There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked for our Summer Internships several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

            No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

            OPTIONS & FEES

            The internship will take place on 2 occasions in 2020 and 2 occasions in 2021. You can choose any of:

            24th July – 2nd August 2020
            21st – 30th August 2020

            23rd July – 1st August 2021
            20th – 29th August 2021

            Students can book for either 2, 5 or 10 days of the Internship. For 10-day Interns, there is an optional International trip to Europe (Bologna). A full breakdown of options and pricing can be found below:

            Please see the highlights below

             

            Highlights Weekend Internship (London Only) Half Internship (London Only) Full Internship (UK Only) Full Internship (UK and Europe)
            Days of Timetable Days 2 & 3 Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-10
            Immersive 2-day engineering experience. Test aerofoil designs using a wind tunnel with a Rolls Royce Engineer; plot a successful drone pilot journey through a model city of obstacles.
            Experience-days with some of the most iconic names in global manufacturing: Formula E & Boeing
            Private networking session with top UK engineers.
            3-day Engineering ‘Supercar’ trip to Bologna. Experience visits to the Lamborghini and Pagani factory. Return flights to Bologna, meals and 2 nights’ accommodation included.
            Experiences at The University of Oxford and a pioneering artificial intelligence company
            Personalised career coaching session: receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.
            Price
            Internship (without accommodation or meals)
            £395

            £1350

            £2600

            £3550
            Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included
            Not available

            £600

            £1350

            £1350
            Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)
            Not available

            £100

            £100

            £100
            Immersive 2-day engineering experience. Test aerofoil designs using a wind tunnel with a Rolls Royce Engineer; plot a successful drone pilot journey through a model city of obstacles.

            Internship (without accommodation or meals)


            £395

            Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


            Not available

            Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


            Not available

            Immersive 2-day engineering experience. Test aerofoil designs using a wind tunnel with a Rolls Royce Engineer; plot a successful drone pilot journey through a model city of obstacles.
            Experience-days with some of the most iconic names in global manufacturing: Formula E & Boeing
            Private networking session with top UK engineers.

            Internship (without accommodation or meals)


            £1350

            Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


            £600

            Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


            £100

            Immersive 2-day engineering experience. Test aerofoil designs using a wind tunnel with a Rolls Royce Engineer; plot a successful drone pilot journey through a model city of obstacles.
            Experience-days with some of the most iconic names in global manufacturing: Formula E & Boeing
            Private networking session with top UK engineers.
            Experiences at The University of Oxford and a pioneering artificial intelligence company
            Personalised career coaching session: receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.

            Internship (without accommodation or meals)


            £2600

            Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


            £1350

            Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


            £100

            Immersive 2-day engineering experience. Test aerofoil designs using a wind tunnel with a Rolls Royce Engineer; plot a successful drone pilot journey through a model city of obstacles.
            Experience-days with some of the most iconic names in global manufacturing: Formula E & Boeing
            Private networking session with top UK engineers.
            3-day Engineering ‘Supercar’ trip to Bologna. Experience visits to the Lamborghini and Pagani factory. Return flights to Bologna, meals and 2 nights’ accommodation included.
            Personalised career coaching session: receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.

            Internship (without accommodation or meals)


            £3550

            Additional price for London accommodation on UCL’s campus with all meals and guardianship included


            £1350

            Additional price for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way)


            £100

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