Engineering Summer Internship

Smiths Group

Buckingham Avenue, SL1 4LU, Slough

About the role

About Smiths Group

John Crane ( is a global leader in rotating equipment solutions, supplying engineered technologies and services to process industries. The company designs and manufactures a variety of products including mechanical seals and systems, couplings, bearings, filtration systems and predictive digital monitoring technologies. John Crane customer service is accessed through a global network of more than 200 sales and service facilities in over 50 countries. John Crane is part of Smiths Group (, a global leader in applying advanced technologies for markets in threat and contraband detection, energy, medical devices, communications, and engineered components.

Smiths Group is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange (FTSE 100). Our vision is to build Smiths Group into one of the world’s leading technology companies. We apply leading-edge technology to design, manufacture and deliver innovative solutions that meet our customers’ needs. Our products and services – often hidden from view – touch the lives of millions of people every day.

With 22,000 people in more than 50 countries, we offer opportunities as diverse as our workforce. We seek out our future leaders and provide them with the development tools and opportunities they need to make them – and Smiths – successful. People are our one true source of sustainable competitive advantage and we are building a learning organisation that attracts, retains, develops, engages and inspires the very best talent.

The Programme

Our global engineering internship programme has been designed for penultimate year undergraduate students. You will spend 12 weeks gaining hands-on experience within our engineering department. Your day to day tasks will vary and you’ll receive support from a number of skilled professionals within the business, all committed to helping you to deliver your best.

We have an intern opportunity in our Turbo Gas Seals department, our intern will work with senior application engineers to perform seal selections, as well as completing basic seal layout drawings and modifications for customers. The intern will also address customer questions and prepare engineering responses to issues cropping up in the field. Depending on the candidate there may be scope for FEA modeling and advanced engineering calculations as well.

All of the projects you work on will support a real business need, with a direct link to our products and customers.

About you

·        On target for minimum 2:1 in Mechanical Engineering

·        Numerate and with a strong grasp of engineering fundamentals

·        Committed and able to work in a changing environment

·        Strong social and relationship skills

·        Ability to express ideas and communicate effectively

·        Strong desire to work across a global business

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