Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd

  • Industrial Placement - Aerodynamics - 2019-2020

    Location UK-OXF-Grove
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Williams Industrial Placement programme – Aerodynamics 2019 – 2020


    What we are looking for:


    • Highly motivated students who are passionate about learning from our industry experts.
    • Passion for engineering, innovation and technology.
    • Candidates with a wealth of work experience who have gone the extra mile to absorb knowledge and gain experience along the way.
    • Someone who is ready for the challenge! With our placements, you are a fully involved member of the team from day one. You work counts, you have an impact on our success.


    What to expect:


    Being part of the team from day one, getting involved, the more questions you ask the more you will gain from your experience. Working with highly skilled and experienced engineering professionals, graduates who you can learn and develop with. It is important to know that many of our industrial placements have been successful in obtaining graduate roles on completion of their degree.


    Students interested in Aerodynamic opportunities can be accommodated in the following departments:

    • Software
    • Methodology
    • CFD
    • Surfacing
    • Development


    Student Placement Application Process:


    When shortlisting student placement applications we look for relevant subjects at University in subjects such as Mechanical Design, Aeronautical Design, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or an similar related subject. Students will have a minimum of two years experience at University before the placement starts. It is also essential that you should return to your course for a minimum of one year following completion of the placement. We are unable to accept applications from students in their final year of their university studies.


    In addition to the above, active participation in programmes such as Formula Student and F1 in schools may be an advantage, as well as demonstrating an active interest in leisure activities such as go-karting, restoring or working on cars, or building working models of cars and planes. We also heavily encourage applications to let us know any engineering work experience we celebrate the fact we are an engineering company, this is our passion.


    When applying for student placements opportunities, all students are expected to submit a covering letter along with a Curriculum Vitae containing the following information:


    • Your current career aims and how you plan to achieve them
    • Subjects that you are currently taking and plan to take
    • Relevant leisure pursuits and activities
    • Why work experience with the Company would be beneficial to you
    • Demonstrate that you are the best person to be selected


    Williams is the world’s most famous formula one team, who thrives for engineering excellence. Located in rural Grove in Oxfordshire Williams is an exciting environment with driven, determined and ambitious people. At Williams you will be supported in your role by industry experts and work with the most up to date technologies. Your work will count and have an impact on the car and the future success of Williams.


    Students that are shortlisted will be invited to attend an assessment day. Assessment days are scheduled to take place at the end of October (19th/26th) or in November (12th/26th) at our site in Grove. We will obtain academic references as part of the selection process.


    Arrangements for Travel and Accommodation:


    It is expected that the student takes sole responsibility for making suitable travel and accommodation arrangements.




    Applications for the student placement programmes should be uploaded through our website by visiting www.williamsf1.com. Your application will be acknowledged and we will update you with your progress via email during the process. We will not accept applications which are not submitted through our website, any paper-based applications will be returned to the sender with a copy of our policy.


    Note: Due to the short-term nature of both work experience placements and student placements we are unable to accept applications from candidates who do not have entitlement to live or work in the United Kingdom.


    Please note that we cannot give applicants individual feedback unless they have attended the assessment day at Williams.


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