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Student Industrial Placement / Internship Programme. 2021/2022.

Semple & McKillop has opened its Student Programme and are accepting applications for industrial placement and internships. While the Programme is for 12 months, applications from students who require 6-8 months placement shall also be considered.
The successful student(s) shall have an interest in mechanical and/or electrical design of services within the built environment or electrical power engineering. S/he shall be completing a degree in Building Services, Electrical, Mechanical or other relevant Engineering

The post holder shall:

Work under the direct supervision and mentorship of a Senior Chartered Engineer;
Join a strong Team of professional engineers across our offices;
Work on projects from initial concept through to completion;
Gain experience in client meetings, outline and detailed design, product specification, cost management and inspection of services on site;
Provide support for projects as varied as Community Care and Treatment Centres, to new build Colleges, to designing services for The Game of Thrones tourist attraction;
Develop a knowledge of Building Information Modelling and skills in Autocad Revit and a wide range of specialist and modelling software.
The post holder(s) shall be based in either our Belfast or Monaghan office.

Choose Semple & McKillop

Semple & McKillop place priority on attracting, nurturing and employing high calibre staff. Our culture is friendly and informal. We have been recognised and received awards for our contribution to student employability through work-based and placement learning.
Many of our students have also been the recipient of awards from their host institution and professional bodies including selection as Finalists for the coveted UK CIBSE-ASHRAE Graduate of Year Award.

Application Requirements

Please provide each of the following 3 requirements when making your application for the Student Programme.

  • A statement, of no more than 400 words, outlining what you expect to achieve from your placement.
  • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.
  • Details for two referees. One of these should be your Head of Department/Senior Tutor. The second should preferably be someone who can comment on your suitability for this Programme.

The above 3 requirements must be returned with your application for it to be considered.

Submitting your Application

Applications shall be considered on receipt. Given the interest in this Programme it is advisable to submit an application asap and no later than Friday 26th February 2021.
Applications shall be accepted by post, email ( or by submitting the Application Form on the Careers section of our website. By post, please mark your correspondence Confidential and FAO HR Department, Semple & McKillop Ltd, Suite 4 Eastbank House, 3 Eastbank Road, Carryduff, Belfast, BT8 8BD.

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