Early Career Paths at Sterling

Together, we have a bright future ahead

We actively support early careers in a variety of ways, whether its offering employees’ children and local school pupils the opportunity to gain work experience at one of our four global facilities or providing lifelong learning opportunities to develop those who choose to begin their career at Sterling as a graduate. Together, we have a bright future ahead.

From the practical experience you require to develop your skills, to the support you need to grow into a confident professional, we provide you with the opportunities you need at the beginning of your career.

Our lifelong learning opportunities help you to continuously develop throughout your career at Sterling, and we will actively support and mentor you as you progress into new roles and take on more responsibility.

Our UK-based apprenticeship programme offers you the opportunity to undertake a nationally recognised qualification in partnership with our local training providers; gaining hands-on experience whilst learning from our experts.

We offer apprenticeships across a range of disciplines, from engineering to HR, at a variety of different levels. Throughout your apprenticeship you will also have several exciting opportunities to undertake projects and activities that will help further your development and challenge you in order to excel.

You will earn while you learn and will have access to the same range of benefits available to any other UK-based Sterling employee. Click here to discover more about our rewards and benefits.

An internship, or year in industry, will provide you with real-life insights into what it means, and what it takes, to pursue your chosen career path at Sterling.

With opportunities available across our global facilities and within a variety of departments, you will get involved with a number of real working projects to build your professional experience. You will apply what you have learnt at university and develop that knowledge, and your skills, by working alongside our industry experts.

We are committed to supporting young people into STEM careers that they will love and understand the importance that opportunities such as industry work experience, play in allowing you to investigate what a future in STEM could look like. That’s why we welcome school students onsite to shadow our experts and explore the roles available at Sterling.

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