Placement: AESSEAL (Rotherham) TY810

Join UK-leading organisation AESSEAL for a placement where you can immerse yourself in the world of STEM outside of the classroom.


Location: AESSEAL plc, Global Technology Centre, Mill Close, Rotherham, S60 1BZ

Placements are available with AESSEAL throughout the year (term time and holidays), supported by £1000 of ENTHUSE bursary funding.

To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to: final part of the scheme is a one-day professional development experience held 4 to 6 months after your placement.

This opportunity is suitable for STEM teaching professionals and/or professionals with additional responsibility for careers.

Going on a placement at AESSEAL will help you to:

Inspire your students – Gain an insight into the wide range of careers available in this industry, by working at AESSEAL’s global headquarters in Rotherham. Meet with engineers and professionals working within this industry, learn about their roles, experiences and the skills needed to do their job.  Understand about the future employment opportunities and what this industry can offer your students.

Build strong links with a local employer – connect with a local employer to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership. Help to boost your students’ confidence in making career choices and support the development of their employability skills. Find out more about the skills and competencies required for a career in an international engineering company, gain ideas for future collaboration (eg work experience, mentoring, speakers). Develop your own understanding on how real life engineering can inspire your students to consider STEM careers and further study.

Enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make careers choices within STEM, taking into consideration future growth areas within STEM industries and both academic and vocational career routes.

Employer background

AESSEAL® is one of the world’s leading mechanical seal and systems manufacturers. They supply a wide range of industries including oil and gas, pharmaceutical, food, water and mining, and have more than 1,600 employees in 230 locations worldwide.  Their goal is to be the largest supplier of mechanical seals and systems by 2029, 50 years after starting on their incredible journey. The placement will be at their global headquarters in Rotherham, South Yorkshire where you will be able to observe all operational areas of the business, including design and manufacturing.  To find out more, visit AESSEAL’s website


This placement offers you a:

• unique chance to experience STEM work in modern industry and use this insight to transform careers guidance throughout your school• invaluable CPD opportunity which will equip your school or college to respond to the Government’s careers strategy

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