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Base Locations: Perth, Glasgow, Dublin, Reading, Havant, or Ferrybridge 

Salary: £17,364 (pro-rata)

Contract Length: Typically 3 months

Our core purpose is to provide the energy needed today while building a better world of energy for tomorrow.  As one of the UK’s largest and most diverse energy companies, we’re always keen to identify great talent to support SSE’s growth in the energy industry.

Our opportunities vary year on year, but we typically take on students to support our teams in energy, engineering, commercial and telecoms.

What development will I get?

We will provide you with a structured development programme which will be relevant to your degree.  You’ll get to build relationships with our business experts, and discover more about careers in the energy industry. You may be asked to undertake a wide variety of duties, and will also be asked to work as part of a team and on your own.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop practical skills in line with the knowledge you are gaining through your studies.

What do I need to apply?

Ideally, you will be working towards a relevant business, engineering or other STEM-related subject, and will have at least completed your 2nd year of study.   Our opportunities offer a great introduction to the energy sector, and would suit ambitious undergraduates with a genuine interest in SSE and the prospect of a long future with us.

Please note: This is purely a registration of your interest.  We will be in touch again once our advertising begins, to invite you to complete an application online. 

If you require any adjustments to register your details, please get in touch with us at

Our Benefits

We’re committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package.  Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer? 

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that’s what makes us stand out.  We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future.  Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra ‘if it’s not safe, we don’t do it’.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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