Leonardo Insight Day - Systems Software Engineering

01 Feb 2017

10:00 - 17:00

Insight Days

300 Capability Green Luton, Beds, LU1 3PG

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Are you an undergraduate student, studying a STEM-related degree, expected to attain a minimum of a 2:1? Are you also looking to secure a summer placement, industrial placement or graduate programme? If yes, Leonardo invites you to their Luton office for an Insight Day involving the meeting of current graduates and senior staff, as well as application process hints & tips.

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Providing Information on Summer Placements, Industrial Placements & Our Graduate Programme

Imagine designing systems that protect pilots from threats that they didn’t even know were there…

Imagine working with technology so advanced that you’re solving problems that don’t exist yet…

Imagine being part of Leonardo

About You

Are you in your 1st, 2nd or 3rd year studying Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or Electronic/Mechanical/General Engineering expecting to attain a minimum of a 2:1 in your degree?  Are you looking for a summer placement or a graduate programme? Do you want a role where you can work at the cutting-edge of technology and enhance your skills, business acumen and future career prospects? If so, we would like to invite you to an Insight Day to be held at our Luton office on Wednesday 1st February (travel expenses of up to £25 will be covered). The day will run from 10:00am until approximately 5:00pm.

Do you like solving problems? Would you like the opportunity to create innovative systems? Are you keen to work on exciting and challenging development programs? If so, then join us as a placement or graduate engineer.

As one of the largest employers of engineering apprentices and graduates in the UK, we would like to offer you this opportunity to spend a day with us to meet current graduates and senior members of the business.  You will gain a greater understanding of the recruitment process, including hints and tips on the application process, all with the aim of enabling you to "test drive" how your degree  can convert into a specialist engineering role.

About Leonardo

Leonardo is a global high-tech player in Aerospace, Defence and Security. With headquarters in Italy and over 47,000 employees, we have a consolidated industrial presence in four main markets (Italy, the UK the U.S. and Poland), and an important network of strategic partnerships in the main high potential markets worldwide. We build our competitiveness and success on two main pillars: first, continuous innovation, so that we are at the forefront of technology, and second, a customer-focused culture, an essential part of our commercial strategy. As a single entity since January 2016, we operate through seven Divisions (Helicopters, Aircraft, Aerostructures, Airborne & Space Systems, Land & Naval Defence Electronics, Defence Systems, Security & Information Systems) and a number of subsidiaries and joint ventures.

The Luton site is a world-class Electronic Warfare Centre of Excellence and provides defence systems to detect, evade and counter a wide-range of current-day threats to military platforms. The equipment protects a wide range of well-known UK platforms such as the Eurofighter Typhoon and the Apache Attack Helicopter.

Leonardo prides itself on recruiting the very best. We run award-winning graduate and apprentice schemes for some 300 graduates and apprentices nationwide.  Leonardo understands that the future of its high-tech business rests in the hands of the next generation of engineers.  In order to remain competitive the company recognises that it needs qualified people with the will to succeed; that will contribute to satisfy domestic and international needs so the company remains at the forefront of innovation and technology.

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You need to be a British National to attend this Insight Day.  This cannot include anyone who has been naturalised i.e. where a non-citizen in a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country.  In order to gain security clearance to be allowed access to all controlled areas and controlled materials at Leonardo you need to be a British National. (If you would like to discuss this further, please call our Recruitment Team on 01242 236415).