• Full Time
  • Anywhere

About the role

Joining an Undergraduate Internship at National Grid gives you the opportunity to enjoy a rich experience and see if National Grid is the right fit for your future career. With endless opportunities, you’ll be able to collaborate, with a hunger to make an impact on the world. Advancing our Technology capabilities are vital to National Grid’s ability to realise our vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future. IT & Digital seeks to attract and develop high potential recruits, to enable the clean energy transition for all, deliver for our customers efficiently and ensure we maintain resilient, secure and compliant technology solutions. Our student programmes help you develop technical and leadership skills and build core competencies that will shape the future of how National Grid leverages technology

What you’ll need

If defending IT infrastructure and networks or combating cyber-crimes appeals, then starting a career in cyber security is for you. You’ll need to be curious and proactive. Ask questions. Be interested. Along with being on track to receive a 2.1 Degree classification in one of the following disciplines:

• Cyber Security related degree (preferred)


• Computing related degree (acceptable)

What you’ll get

You will receive a starting salary of £20,212 during your 12-week internship as well as 6 days’ holiday and close mentoring and feedback to ensure you get the most out of your internship. Best of all, if you have delivered excellent performance during your internship you may be offered an opportunity on our Graduate Development Programme at the start of your final year; leaving you free to concentrate on achieving that all important grade.

This opportunity is based in Warwick or Solihul

Due to the sensitive nature of this role, if your application is successful, you may be required to undergo National Security Vetting in addition to the standard background checks National Grid ESO carry out. If these additional security checks are required, you may need to evidence that you have resided in the UK for at least the last 3 years. National Security Vetting is carried out by a third party provider, HM Revenue & Customs Cluster Security Unit (HMRC CSU), which is part of the UK Government. More information about HMRC CSU’s use of your personal data can be found on their website.

At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.

Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.

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