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Digital and Technology Solutions Summer Internship Birmingham 2024

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Explore the digital technologies and solutions that will improve safety performance at National Highways and save lives on our strategic road network.

What you'll be doing

If you’re interested in a career developing digital solutions to solve real world challenges, our 9-week summer internship allows you to discover how we use technology to deliver safety at National Highways.

Working alongside our Safety Performance and Improvement team, you’ll get insight on how we research, develop and use technology solutions to deliver continuous improvement and importantly, save lives.

You’ll gain valuable experience whilst helping us to keep our people and our customers safe.

What you get in return

A summer internship at National Highways is a great way to get hands-on work experience in a large, evolving organisation.

We’ll support your personal and professional development every step of the way, equipping you with valuable skills and experience that will boost your graduate career prospects.

All our internships offer

  • On-the-job learning, with the chance to experience many different aspects of your business area
  • Mentoring with senior managers to provide guidance, encouragement and development support
  • Flexible working arrangements

As well as a competitive salary and our commitment to your development, you’ll also have access to some fantastic employee benefits. Find out more about the benefits we offer at National Highways.

What you need to succeed

If you have the passion to succeed that we see in our interns every day, you’ll be a great match. You’ll have:

  • An enthusiastic, collaborative approach to working with others
  • The ability to communicate in different formats with a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • The ability to plan and prioritise effectively to meet deadlines
  • A focus on quality and integrity in everything you do

You’ll also need to meet these essential entry requirements:

  • Currently in your second year of an undergraduate degree in a technology, digital or engineering subject (including sciences)

It is key to know all offers of internships are subject to satisfactory completion of our pre-employment checks. This includes a Right to Work check, reference check and a DBS criminal record check.

About us

Safety, Engineering and Standards (SES) is an exciting place to work. Our key priorities are to support world class operational delivery and technical advice for our road network, provide support services to lead, enable and innovate in the development of the Strategic Road Network and provide expert advice on matters relating to health and safety. If you are looking for a challenging, exhilarating and world class organisation then join one of our dedicated, professional teams leading on technical services, health and safety, sustainability and diversity agendas for National Highways.

Why you should join us

At National Highways we believe in a connected country. We are passionate about creating a culture where colleagues feel connected, included and enjoy greater wellbeing to achieve this. We’re proud that as an organisation we are continually striving to do better and actively encourage and support our colleagues to do the same with their careers. So, if you put safety first, take ownership of your work, show passion in what you do, work effectively in a team and demonstrate integrity in how you do it – then you’ll be a great fit for our organisation.

DEADLINE 24th November 2023