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Who are we looking for?

  • Students in secondary level education (Aged 14 - 18)
  • Self-motivated students with good communication and time management skills
  • Those who are enthusiastic about STEM and discovering new things


What does it involve?

It will be based in one of the NIE Networks offices or sites across Northern Ireland.

You will get insight into a variety of areas within the company including: 

  • Engineering
  • IT
  • Digital Technology
  • Customer Services
  • Planning, Wayleave & Survey

The work experience will include but not limited to, the following:

  • Gaining understanding of our business processes
  • Variety of role overviews
  • Looking at things from an engineering perspective and how things are designed
  • Interacting with all levels of NIE Networks staff i.e. , apprentices & graduate trainees up to managers.

What are the benefits?

Electricity is responsible for all aspects of our lives; entertainment, cooking, music and for facilities we've come to rely on such as hospitals, factories, airports, schools and many more.

We deliver electricity to over 910,000 customers across Northern Ireland so the work we do is vitally important for life as we know it in Northern Ireland.

  • Get an insight into the future for the energy sector
  • Talk to people already doing the job
  • Gain an insight into what the job involves
  • Learn about yourself and the type of role you might enjoy
  • Develop your communication, interpersonal, organisational and team working skills

How do I apply?

We will share more information on our website and social media when we open work experience opportunities for interested students.