B & W Group Limited
work experience
Expires27 days

Engineering Intern

Job description

Bowers & Wilkins are looking for interns to join the Research and Development team in Southwater, Horsham. You should have a keen interest in audio, electronics and/or engineering. We are specifically looking for recent graduates or undergraduates working towards final completion of their degree.

This internship is a great way to kickstart your career. You will get a closer look at how a global Research and Development department operates. This rotational role will interact closely with engineers from all disciplines; including mechanical, electronic, acoustic, software, firmware and mechanical/industrial design. You will actively contribute to meaningful projects and work with a mentor and senior leadership in order to enhance real-world experience.

Interns at Bowers & Wilkins will work closely with the various technical teams at our Research and Engineering facility, to help project manage research and exploration projects, engineering work, prototype and pre-development work.

What we are looking for

Bowers & Wilkins are looking for individuals who are self-reliant with the ability to work well in teams and independently, using your own initiative with a strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail.

You must be energetic, have excellent interpersonal skills and eager to tackle new projects and ideas; results-oriented, extremely organised and structured with a positive attitude. Being a natural communicator with good listening skills and highly driven to achieve also make up some of the key personal attributes Bowers & Wilkins seeks. Any relevant work experience is advantageous.

Candidates should have a familiarity with project management in order to help plan technical work and resources accordingly.

If you have a hands-on approach to electronics, with at least the ability to read and understand electronics schematics and board layouts this role could be for you. Furthermore, experience using a soldering iron, operating Oscilloscope scopes and other EE test equipment is desirable. Aswell as an understanding of enclosure and transducer designing, ideally with a working knowledge of COMSOL and the cad package.

A background in Audio, electronics and/or engineering is preferred.

Some experience programming with either Matlab, Python or programming for embedded systems would be useful and an understanding of fundamental ideas of signal processing: Fourier transforms, Filter design, sample theory etc.

It would be favourable to have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of room acoustics, with knowledge of acoustic measurement techniques and how to interpret the data from such a system.

Interns must be willing to travel in the UK or overseas, all travel costs will be reimbursed.


We are looking for high calibre candidates who have recently graduated or will be graduating with a minimum of a 2:1 bachelor’s degree.

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • economics
  • mathematics
  • mechanical engineering
  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • engineering management

Additional job details

Number of vacancies
West Sussex
Competitive salary

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term


How to apply

Please upload a covering letter and cv detailing how you meet the above criteria and why you are interested in working for Bowers & Wilkins. All applications are continuously assessed, so please upload your application as soon as possible.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 17 June 2019

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

Expires27 days

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