National Grid – Placements and Internships

National Grid Carers logoAt National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

You will receive a starting salary of £19,400 (PRO-RATA) during your industrial placement / internship as well as 25 days’ holiday and close mentoring and feedback to ensure you get the most out of your placement.

Best of all, if you have delivered excellent performance during your placement you may be offered an opportunity on our Graduate Development Programme at the start of your final year; leaving you free to concentrate on achieving that all important grade.


Find out more below about the roles and click for more details on how to apply.

Undergraduate IT Analyst (12-Month Industrial Placement)
Rotating through different IT roles

Undergraduate IT Analyst (12-Week Summer Internship)
The role that technology plays is wide reaching and touches every working person, every day. Technology is changing faster than ever before and our organisation needs to constantly adapt and evolve to meet these new challenges. Join IT and help us create new ways of working and exploit technology opportunities as they arise, for the benefit of all of us. You could have the opportunity to work with people across National Grid’s businesses and our partner third party suppliers, whether through starting projects and visioning the end-product, resolving technology issues for customers or finding better ways to use technology for the benefit of our employees and customers.

Undergraduate Cyber Security Specialist (12-Week Summer Internship)
You will be working at the heart of a team protecting National Grid assets from cyber-crime. Our Security team continue to evolve to provide services that keep our people and assets safe, as the Security threats facing National Grid continually change and increase in sophistication and persistence. Digital investigation supports our Legal & Business Conduct teams and the more serious of Cyber security incidents. This role will provide real-time experience of cyber security management within the organisation and provide an ideal introduction to a career in Cyber Security