Explore our graduate roles

There are more than 900 different job roles across the NDA group in total, with graduate positions in a number of disciplines, so there’s bound to be something that interests you.

All the current possibilities are below. When you’re ready to say hello to the NDA group graduate programme, click on the apply link. Your application will be managed by Energus, a subsidiary of the NDA.

If you’d like more information before applying, email [email protected].

While a number of job roles have now closed for this year, we’re still welcoming applications for Project Management / Project Controls and Commercial and Business Development opportunities. Please check back regularly for updates about other opportunities.

Project management and project controls

You will be at the forefront of a wide range of projects across the NDA group. We’re managing projects of all shapes and sizes, including many Government Major Projects. Our projects could cover design, construction, commissioning, decommissioning and demolition, which could see you help to build new radioactive waste disposal facilities or take apart a redundant nuclear reactor.

Our mission lasts well into the next century, so you’ll have the opportunity to develop technical and professional skills while shaping projects and overseeing programmes that will make a real difference.

Available roles:

Performance oversight and assurance

Project management and project controls

Cyber security and digital

Help us to implement our new digital strategy, digitalising business processes and changing the way we work, getting to know the latest state of the art technologies, supporting the deployment of new technologies and helping to deliver Government funded contracts.

Or become a cyber graduate, working with sector experts to develop your understanding of cyber threats, hazards, risks, controls and mitigation measures. You will contribute to projects designing secure architecture, undertaking investigations and responding to emerging trends in a highly regulated and complex environment.

Applications are not currently being accepted for this role. Check back for updates soon.

Digital and IT

Cyber security

Business and procurement

We’re a group of around 17,000 people delivering an annual work programme of more than £3.5 billion. To be successful, we rely on a wide range of business, procurement and professional functions and skills to support our work.

Explore our range of opportunities in areas such as procurement and supply chain, human resources, risk management and more.

Available roles:

Procurement, supply chain and business development

Finance, audit and risk

Risk and assurance

Organisational change

Business improvement

Human resources

Marketing and communications

Bid writer and feasibility study author

Rail operations

Engineering, science, technology and innovation

You’ll help solve some of the most complex and challenging issues facing the nuclear sector today.

Across our engineering and science disciplines, you’ll work with industry experts to identify and solve problems, develop new technologies, produce analyses to support innovation and improve current practice.

Joining our technology and innovation teams, you’ll reimagine, transform and improve the way we deliver our mission through continual research, development and innovation, including a large focus on robotics and artificial intelligence.

Available roles:

Technical/Science and engineering

Civil engineering

Mechanical engineering

Electrical, control and instrumentation

Process engineering

Technology and innovation

Health, safety, security, environment and quality

We’re committed to delivering our work with care for our people, communities and the environment. Safety is our number one priority and you can ensure we continually improve with the effective processes, procedures, training, tools and equipment needed to deliver our mission. You’ll have the opportunity to join one of our health, safety, security, environment or quality disciplines and make a real difference.

Available roles:


Safety case

Radiological protection

Radiological assessment

Security and resiliance

Environment and sustainability

Waste management

Dealing with waste, both radioactive and non-radioactive, is an important part of decommissioning our sites. There are around 4 million cubic metres of waste to be recovered and treated to complete our programme and there are significant opportunities available to help shape and deliver our future plans and strategies to ensure that we undertake this work safely, sustainably and cost effectively.

Available roles:

Integrated waste management strategy

Waste engineering

Need further information?

Start a conversation with us about the NDA group graduate programme by submitting your application. This process will be managed by Energus, a subsidiary of the NDA. If you need further information or would like to contact us before applying, email