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CUES Sponsors

Society Sponsors

CUES is only able to run through the generous donations of our sponsors and associates. In addition to the greatly received funding, these firms regularly provide speakers and event opportunities to the society, whilst also being the core group at our careers fair providing jobs and placement to our members.

Our main sponsors consists of a group of six companies, who also form our Board of Advisors (BOA). Every year the incoming and outgoing committee meet with representatives of our sponsors and present a report of CUES activities and expenditure for the previous year. Here the sponsors have the opportunity to ensure CUES is behaving as it should, and see that the sponsorship is being well distributed.

Our associates, are companies who also generously donate funding, speakers and opportunities, but they do not sit on the BOA.


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AECOM is an international, award-winning consultancy operating in a range of markets; including transportation, building design, environmental, energy and water. Listed in the fortune 500, and with over 47,000 employees across over 100 countries, AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering solutions that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments.

At AECOM, our vision is to make the world a better place. With dedicated employees serving clients around the globe, AECOM is one of the largest and most respected providers of professional technical and management support services in the world. Combining local knowledge with global expertise, AECOM is a new type of consultancy that collaborates with communities and clients to deliver projects that enhance and sustain the world's built, natural and social environments for our clients and the communities that we serve.

Formed from many of the world's finest engineering, design, environmental and planning companies, AECOM provides fully integrated planning, design, civil engineering, environmental and programme management services to a broad range of markets including those in architecture, economics, transport planning and engineering, building structures and building services, water and energy.

Globally, AECOM is represented by more than 47,000 staff and is currently working on eight of the 18 largest civil infrastructure programmes in the world. Delivering creative and technical excellence, the AECOM team includes architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners, economists, environmental specialists, scientists, project and programme managers.

AECOM encourages career progression, rewards success and provides opportunities to gain Chartered status via approved training programmes. Support is provided via induction programmes, forums, mentors and our Training Academy. AECOM Europe Graduates benefit from a competitive salary and may also be eligible for flexible benefits giving the opportunity to select a package to suit individual needs. In addition to Graduate opportunities AECOM offer summer vacation work and industrial placements to undergraduates. These temporary assignments may last from approx 3 months to a year and could lead to winning undergraduate sponsorship.

AECOM are keen to hear from applicants from a wide range of disciplines particularly those with a degree in a relevant engineering or science-based subject.

For more information on jobs at AECOM please visit our careers or graduate websites.

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Founded in 1990, ARM Holdings is the world's leading semiconductor intellectual property (IP) supplier and as such is at the heart of the development of digital electronic products. Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, and employing over 1700 people, ARM has offices around the world, including design centers in France, India, Sweden, and the US. In just twenty years, over 15 billion ARM based chips have been shipped by OEMs. This includes over 600 processor licenses sold to more than 200 companies.

ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM's comprehensive product offering includes 32-bit RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, video engines, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company's broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. With the diversity of ARM IP and the broad ecosystem of supporting silicon and software for ARM-based solutions, the world's leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) use ARM technology in a wide variety of applications ranging from mobile handsets and digital set top boxes to car braking systems and network routers. Today ARM technology is used in more than 95% of the world's mobile handsets and over one-quarter of all electronic devices!

The ARM business model involves the designing and licensing of IP rather than the manufacturing and selling of actual semiconductor chips. ARM licence IP to a network of partners, which includes some of the world's leading semiconductor and systems companies. These Partners utilize ARM IP designs to create and manufacture system-on-chip designs, paying ARM a license fee for the original IP and a royalty on every chip or wafer produced. In addition to processor IP, we provide a range of tools, physical and systems IP to enable optimized system-on-chip designs.

Working at ARM is about working with the best people in the industry. ARM's people strategy is to provide an engaging environment for ARM employees, where they can fully develop personal and collective potential, better than elsewhere. ARM actively encourages personal & career development, providing regular training opportunities in order for employees to fulfill their potential. Being such a diverse, dynamic and multinational company we can offer a wide spectrum of career paths, so no two days are the same. ARM as a company has received several awards about which you may learn.

If you are interested in finding out more about careers at ARM, please visit our careers site.

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Our business is the exploration, production, refining, marketing, trading and distribution of energy, and we do it on a phenomenal scale. We own or part-own 16 refineries around the world, operate tens of thousands of miles of pipelines and run a fleet of more than 70 ships. We produce about 4 million barrels of oil equivalent per day and own world-leading brands, such as BP, Amoco, Aral and Castrol serving millions of customers each day. And in recent years, we've made profits of over $20 billion a year.

We recruit into three key disciplines: Engineering, Science or Business. Within each of these, there is a wide range of opportunities - from chemical engineering to geoscience, chemistry to finance, trading to drilling and completions engineering. Whether you're based in Exploration & Production, Refining & Marketing, or within our corporate team, you will find the same support and encouragement to achieve new professional heights and beyond.

We look for drive, enthusiasm, ambition and the ability to think creatively and work well with others is essential. We are looking for people who are willing to learn and ready to make a difference. In addition to mobility and a minimum 2:1 degree classification in a relevant subject you'll possess strong influencing, analytical and technical skills. If you want to understand more about what we look for and see whether you're suited to life with BP, go to our website and use our self-assessment questionnaire.

To find out more and to apply, visit www.bp.com/ukgraduates.

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Rolls-Royce is a global company, providing integrated power solutions for customers in the aerospace, marine and energy markets. We do this thanks to minds like yours: the kind that can see the logical and the innovative, can analyse and inspire – and that love to think as well as get hands-on.

Join one of our graduate or internship programmes, and you could be involved in any of our latest ground-breaking innovations and global initiatives. To date, we've enabled land-speed records, designed the world's most eco-friendly ships and powered nuclear submarines – our marine products are on 30,000 vessels. We're the world leader in power for the offshore and gas industry – and as you read this, 400,000 people are flying in an aircraft powered by a Rolls-Royce engine.

By playing your part in our pursuit of better power for a changing world, you'll be adding your talent to our knowledge and technology – so that together, we can develop the best solutions for customers and the environment. Think the next generation of technology – products the market will demand 10 or 20 years from now.

International opportunities

We're a global organisation in every sense, with customers in 120 nations, 40% of our workforce outside the UK – and operations in 50 countries. Our graduate and undergraduate programmes take place worldwide, each destination offering its own selection of programmes. They're designed to develop your skills and expertise to the very highest levels, working in an international environment for a company renowned worldwide for excellence, reliability and integrity.

In Europe you could join us in Finland, Germany, Norway, Poland, Sweden and UK. While in Asia-Pacific, you'll find opportunities in China, India and Singapore. In North America, we're in locations across Canada and the US. Wherever in the world you join us, this is your chance to work with some of the world's finest professional and technical minds and play your part in the future of technology, innovation and responsible, low-impact power systems. So think global. Then think that bit beyond.

Structured Graduate Development Programmes

Our graduate development programmes give you immersive, hands-on experience through a structured number of rotations that vary in length. You'll learn how the different parts of the business interact, gain an in-depth understanding and knowledge of your chosen area, working on live projects and get on and off-the-job training – preparing you for a future as an expert in your field, or broadening your skill base to develop your leadership experience.

Your career will take off from the moment you join us, with opportunities to improve your skills and abilities with every challenge you face. As each day passes, you'll develop new skills and forge new relationships that will determine your career path – and ultimately, shape your future. Eventually, you'll be ready to take on exciting opportunities all over the world in areas matching your skills and talent.

Choose to join us in Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Commercial, Customer Management, Purchasing, Planning and Control, Operations Management, Finance, Human Resources or Project Management. You'll learn from some of the most respected, highly qualified people in the industry and be supported by individual mentors and development consultants.

You'll also have access to an active support network of line managers, professional mentors, career coaches and our HR function – all on hand to help you get the most from your experiences and guide you towards the decisions that are right for you.

Please visit http://www.rolls-royce.com for more company and careers information.

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We are a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 101,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories. Our innovative approach ensures we are ready to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.

Shell makes a major contribution to the UK, not just through providing products and services to our customers, but also through employment, tax revenues and investment which boost the economy. We employ around 8,600 people directly in the UK.

Shell is a key provider of the energy that millions of people use for heating and powering the UK. Our Upstream business has been a leading player in the North Sea for over 30 years. In the UK sector of the North Sea, Shell has interests in more than 50 fields, operates more than 30 platform installations, 30 subsea installations, one FPSO vessel, three onshore gas plants and a marine terminal. Shell produces almost 15% of UK oil and gas on behalf of Shell and its co-venturers.

A career with Shell is more than just a day job. It's an opportunity to join a company who tackle real world problems. Joining Shell means getting more out of your working life than you thought possible. For more information and career options please visit our careers site.


BAE Systems Detica helps government and commercial organisations exploit information to deliver critical business services more effectively and economically. We also develop solutions to strengthen national security and resilience, enabling citizens to go about their lives freely and with confidence. By combining technical innovation and domain knowledge, we integrate and deliver world-class solutions — often based on our own unique intellectual property — to our clients' most complex operational problems. Our services range from strategy formulation and business change through to software and hardware technologies and managed services.

Discover more, visit our website

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EDF Energy is the UK's largest producer of electricity, Europe's largest generator of low-carbon electricity, and the world's largest provider of nuclear power. They supply energy to over 20 million customers, they're tackling the energy challenge head on, and they've almost 20,000 people dedicated to solving it.

Put simply, we need to lower carbon, whilst increasing the energy supply. By 2015, the UK will be facing an ‘energy gap’, presenting society with an immense challenge: How do we create a future where the way we use and generate energy is sustainable? And truth is, we're facing a skills gap too. It's estimated that there will be over 300,000 engineering vacancies in the UK by the year 2014. That's why, as a leading energy company, EDF Energy are investing in the growth of the UK's future talent pipeline, with opportunities within engineering and right across their business.

EDF is also part of one of Europe's largest power companies, supplying gas and electricity generated from nuclear, coal and gas power stations, combined heat and power plants and wind farms, making EDF Energy a key player in the future of diversified energy provision and sustainability for the UK.

What does that mean for graduates? Well, you'll be joining a leader that is taking practical steps towards a low carbon future, in an industry that's vital to the UK. EDF Energy is also growing fast, with a number of exciting projects for graduates to get involved with. Take London 2012. EDF Energy is the first sustainability partner of London 2012, offering graduates a once-in-a-lifetime chance to help to make this global event truly sustainable. Plus, you'll benefit from a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, final salary pension, healthcare scheme, discretionary bonus plan, relocation support, and the rewards of solving some of the most complex challenges facing the UK today.

Career development: Opportunities at EDF Energy are wide-ranging, with structured career paths within Energy Analysis, Networks Engineering, Nuclear Science &Engineering, Finance, HR, and Commercial Management & Supply Chain. Training varies from role to role. But what underpins their entire graduate programme is a commitment to developing your skills and knowledge, from hands-on experience to formal training. Where relevant, they'll also support you to gain a professional qualification. Relevant qualifications are important, but if you're to help fill the energy gap, you'll need imagination, vision and some big ideas too. Not to mention the drive and commercial acumen needed to see them through within a modern business environment. You'll also need plenty of ambition, and a degree of flexibility, as although EDF Energy have sites throughout the UK, locations can vary from project to project.

If EDF Energy is to create a future of stable, low carbon energy, they need ideas, progress and action. And graduates in a range of disciplines to get involved. So, if you share their passion for the challenges ahead, they'll give you every opportunity to prove it.

Please visit http://www.edfenergy.com for company and careers information.

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Jaguar Land Rover is the ultimate destination for anyone wanting a career in the automotive industry, or simply for anyone wishing to work for a progressive and globally regarded organisation. We have a rich and enviable heritage, and because of our renown for engineering excellence and innovative design, a certain and exciting future.

Ever since Jaguar was born in 1935 and Land Rover in 1948, our two brands have defined and redefined what is possible. From the fade-free brakes that enabled the Jaguar C-types and D-types to triumph five times at Le Mans in the 1950s, to the radical combination of strength and comfort in the form of the first Range Rover in 1970, to the daring low carbon Evoque that we'll release in 2011, we've made our name building vehicles others could only dream of. Our brands are admired – and our products desired – throughout the world.

In fact, we export nearly three-quarters of all vehicles we produce to over 170 countries around the globe. This is due to many factors, not least of which is our commitment to research and development. We invest more in research and development than anyone else in the UK automotive industry, and are ranked in the top ten across all sectors in the UK.

We are also equally committed to the 15,000 people who bring our products to life, a number that swells to over 70,000 when you include all the people in supply chain who work with our businesses. That's why we not only offer an environment of constant stimulation, but we provide a culture of continual development and progression. One in which you can grow as much as a person as you can as a professional. All the while enjoying a rewards package that is second to none.

Become part of the Jaguar Land Rover team and you'll find we are as dedicated to your needs as we are to our customers'. Not only do we provide a competitive salary and generous holiday entitlement, but we offer flexible working arrangements, various well-being initiatives and numerous facilities that include gyms, sports halls and crŠches.

We will also support your ongoing development through extensive training and development programmes, assistance to help you achieve recognised vocational qualifications and continual exposure to challenging but exciting opportunities within the business. People join, and stay with us, for all sorts of reasons. Our famous brands. Our engineering excellence. Our reputation for nurturing the most exciting, fulfilling and diverse careers in the automotive industry. So no matter who you are, where you're from or what your background, if you want a career helping to develop the next generation of award-winning vehicles, Jaguar Land Rover is the destination.

Please visit http://www.jaguarlandrovercareers.com/ for more careers information.

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Please visit http://www.marshallaerospace.com for company and careers information.

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Do you shave with a Gillette Fusion or Venus razor? Wash your hair with Pantene? Or wear a scent from Hugo Boss? Do you snack on Pringles when you chill out with friends? Wash your clothes with Ariel? Or feed your dog with Iams? You probably use Procter & Gamble products without even knowing it.

Four billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. We're the name behind some of the world's most trusted, quality brands, from Gillette/Braun and Wella to Pampers. But you can do more than use our products: you could be creating, manufacturing, engineering, distributing, promoting or selling them.

The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers®, Tide®, Ariel®, Always®, Whisper®, Pantene®, Mach3®, Bounty®, Dawn®, Gain®, Pringles®, Charmin®, Downy®, Lenor®, Iams®, Crest®, Oral-B®, Duracell®, Olay®, Head &Shoulders®, Wella®, Gillette®, Braun® and Fusion®.

The P&G community includes approximately 127,000 employees working in about 80 countries worldwide, many of which are in our supply chain of manufacturing, engineering and logistics (SNO) organisations. We can offer a huge array of careers in a flexible, inspiring and healthy environment. Right from the start, you'll be making your mark, owning projects that touch the lives of consumers around the world and facing new challenges every day.

Please visit www.pgcareers.com for the latest news and in-depth information about careers available at P&G or contact James Elliott for more direct questions.

Selex ES

Selex ES, a Finmeccanica company, is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defense systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable 'smart' solutions. From the design, development and production of state–of–the–art equipment, software and systems to through life support, Selex ES partners with its customers to deliver the information superiority required to act decisively, complete missions and maintain security and protection for operational effectiveness.

Selex ES provides C4ISTAR systems, integrated products and solutions for airborne, land and naval applications delivering mission critical systems for situational awareness, self–protection and surveillance based on proprietary radar and electro–optic sensors, avionics, electronic warfare, communication, space sensors and UAV solutions.

Selex ES also owns advanced technologies, products and capabilities in the design, manufacture and integration of air and maritime traffic control and management systems, the monitoring and protection of green and blue borders, secure communication networks and the deployment of 'smart' solutions for managing systems and infrastructures.

Building on the complementary strengths and skills of our constituents, Selex ES is an integrated global business with a workforce of approximately 17,700 and total revenues in excess of £3.5 billion.

Alongside our core domestic operations in Italy and the UK, the company has an established industrial and commercial footprint in the United States, Germany, Turkey, Romania, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and India. Selex ES have opportunities in Engineering, Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing, Project Management, Procurement, Commercial and Finance graduate roles available across our UK locations in Basildon, Edinburgh, Luton and Southampton. Graduates joining our Transnational Graduate Programme will benefit from an exciting and challenging environment. As part of the wider Finmeccanica Group, graduates will have access to attractive career prospects and International Learning and Development opportunities. The Transnational Graduate Programme consists of 3 Modules, the second of which is based in Italy. An exciting and unique offsite induction gets the Graduate Programme off to a flying start with a course where graduates enjoy teambuilding activities as well as learning about customer requirements. The Selex ES Graduate Programme is an award winning scheme accredited by IMechE, IOP & IET, supporting graduates to excel and develop their careers. If you are looking for a career that offers on–going reward, development, support, training opportunities and international experience with a great culture and social life, we would love to hear from you. Visit the careers section of our website for more information.

Please contact Nathan Hunter (Nathan.Hunter@selex-es.com) for futher details about Selex ES.

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Schlumberger is the leading oilfield services provider, trusted to deliver superior results and improved exploration and production performance for oil and gas companies around the world. Knowledge, technical innovation, and teamwork are at the center of who we are. Worldwide, our engineers, scientists, and specialists supply technology, project management, and information solutions to an industry that is vital to the global economy.

The company employs more than 105,000 people of over 140 nationalities working in more than 80 countries. Our belief that no culture has a monopoly on creativity has given us access to the best people no matter where they were born.

We offer three distinct career paths, and countless ways to learn more, do more, and experience more than you ever thought possible. We give you the training, the support, and the opportunities to make an impact. The rest is up to you: Field Engineering: It will test you physically as well as mentally. Research, Engineering, Manufacturing and Sustaining: It's your chance to share ideas, win patents, and make a real impact. Petrotechnical: It's where your expertise in petroleum and reservoir engineering, geophysics or similar can help shape the future of energy. We are interested in scientists and engineers of all disciplines. Have a look on www.slb.com/careers for more information.



Main Sponsors:
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ARM logo
BP logo
Rolls-Royce Logo
Shell Logo

Associate Sponsors:
BAE Systems Detica
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Jaguar Land Rover Logo
Marshall Aerospace Logo
Procter and Gamble Logo
Selex ES Logo
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