SEA Graduate Scheme

SEA has an exciting opportunity for you to make your mark within a highly diverse organisation.

SEA is a leading UK Defence Company who has a wide range of engineering roles for Systems, Software, Mechanical, Electrical, Applied Maths & Physics Graduates to join our Graduate Scheme. This is a two-year scheme which works on a rotational basis across all SEA sites to ensure you receive broad professional experience in all aspects of innovative technology development and delivery.

Download the Graduate Scheme Application Form

Where in the world


Your journey starts here

SEA is proud to be an innovative company and is looking for bright, dynamic individuals, who are passionate about Engineering and are looking for a diverse and rewarding career. The SEA Graduate Scheme is a chance to kick-start your career, and you will have the opportunity to learn on the job, under the guidance of senior colleagues and highly-experienced mentors. Working across a variety of exciting, cutting-edge projects, you will be encouraged and challenged to learn and develop new skills to expand your skillset.

In return, you can look forward to a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Development and guidance from mentors & skills leads
  • Performance-related bonus on completion of each placement
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Flexi-time
  • Private Medical Health Insurance
  • Employee Discounts

What we want from you

For most engineering roles, you'll need a minimum of a 2:1 degree in a related subject. You’ll also need to be able to perform well within a team as well as working confidently alone, managing your own time and projects.

SEA has graduate opportunities in various aspects of the business so be sure to contact us if you have any queries.

Please note; you will be required to complete Security Clearance to work at SEA.

How to apply

STEP 1| Download and fill out the Graduate Scheme application form

STEP 2| We will contact you to discuss your key strengths and ability to undertake the role

STEP 3| If successful, you will be invited for an interview at one of our South West sites

STEP 4| You will receive a formal offer to join our Graduate Scheme

If you feel that a Graduate Scheme isn’t the right path for you, visit our Careers page to see if we have anything more suitable.

What our graduates say

"This work has already required several skills I learnt from my Physics degree, whilst also enabling me to gain new engineering experience" - Fergus Cowie, Software Engineering Graduate

“I have developed my engineering and software skills in order to solve exciting problems, and had access to fantastic training opportunities which have further expanded my skillset.” – Beth Simpson, Applied Mathematics Graduate

"SEA has presented me with valuable experience of working in the defence industry along with the opportunity to learn from industry leaders to develop myself as an engineer."  Pradip Aryal, Systems Engineering Graduate

The wealth of experience available at SEA has been invaluable to my development as an Electronics Engineer. - Jon Craig, Electronics Engineering Graduate

Get in touch

Download the Graduate Scheme Application Form

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Interested in the SEA Graduate Scheme?

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