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What we do

Discover how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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Our history

Learn about our proud history and what makes up our DNA.

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Site safety and security

Read about how our sites are regulated and monitored.

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Connecting communities

Keeping you connected to what is happening at AWE

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About us

Learn more about our company and how we support the defence and security of the UK.

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Orion laser facility

Orion is one of the most powerful lasers and largest laser facilities in the UK.

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A unique national asset

We have unique nuclear expertise. We have a clear purpose and goals that set our direction.

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World-class expertise

Find out more about our science, engineering and technology capabilities.

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Working ethically

Learn about how we promote an ethical working environment.

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Freedom of Information

Find out how to make a Freedom of Information Act request.

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AWEsome education

Discover how we are supporting future generations.

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Local Liaison Committee

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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Our regulators

Read about how are sites are regulated and monitored.

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Supply chain

The supply chain is crucial to the delivery of our programme. What does it take to be a supplier.

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Local Liaison Committee

Find out more about the Local Liaison Committee and how they represent community interests.

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International partners

We seek to drive better value and efficiencies through collaborative international relationships.

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Working at AWE

Explore what it’s like to be part of our team

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Before you apply

Things to know before applying for a job.

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How to apply

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Current vacancies

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Graduate opportunities

As graduate careers go, we offer some unique opportunities. How many give you the chance to contribute to the defence of the UK or to join the nation’s largest high-tech research, development and production facility? At AWE, you can do both.  

Our work to keep the world safe and secure is supported by some of the most advanced research and technology facilities and one of the largest supercomputers in existence.  And you’ll be able to work with and learn from some of the most experienced people in their specialist fields.  

Proud to be different 

As a graduate, you’ll join us in a permanent job. Our Graduate Development Scheme fits around you and your role – giving you a wealth of opportunity to work on live projects as well as continuing training and development in your chosen field. What better way to further your career and professional development on top of maximising your future potential within the company.

Reap the rewards 

We hope that by working with us, you’ll get complete job satisfaction, as well as the excitement of working in a role that challenges you and makes a difference. We will support you with the help you’ll need,  training to advance your skills even further as well as a host of rewards and benefits.

Be part of a world-class team. Don’t delay – apply today.