Student Opportunities


Digital Mentoring/ Shadowing Opportunities

The University of Lincoln is working closely with local industry to offer Lincoln Award students the opportunity of shadowing or digital mentorship within some exciting and dynamic local companies.

Mentoring is a very powerful tool, which can make a positive and lasting contribution to your personal and career development. Mentoring/shadowing can help you with:

  • To help support you to develop your career potential
  • To give you an insight into digitalisation in the workplace
  • To support with your digital capabilities development and recognition
  • To improve your confidence
  • To build your awareness of what digitalisation skills employers are looking for
  • To help you network and discover who and what is ‘out there’
  • To support you with job applications, CVs and interviews

The companies currently offering Digital Mentorship and Shadowing opportunities are listed below. If you would like to apply for a place, please fill out the get involved form. Digital mentorship can be organised around your study commitments, and can also form part of your Lincoln Award criteria.

Anglian Water  

Anglian Water make every drop of water count for over six million customers – from the Humber in the North to the Thames in the South; and from Daventry in the West to Lowestoft in the East.

They are in the business of ‘loving every drop’. That means making sure that 1.1 billion litres of clean and safe drinking water is delivered to homes and businesses, everyday using enough pipeline to wrap around the world three times! And the story doesn’t stop there: their Water Recycling Service teams work hard to collect and treat used water from 2.44 million households. So they really are a company for all types of skills, built on people from many different backgrounds.

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If you would like to apply for a mentorship opportunity at Anglian Water – Glassdoor’s Employee’s choice Best Places To Work 2018 click here.


Micrometric provide a subcontract laser manufacturing service to a wide range of business sectors, supplying anything from watch to tractor parts, from prototype to volume production. This activity is supported by conventional CNC machining, wire EDM, small press and scanning capability. The company’s expertise and technology can facilitate, ideal design for manufacture, product cost reductions, and on occasions the only viable method of manufacture.

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If you would like to apply for a mentorship opportunity at Micrometric-  click here.

Teledyne e2v  

Teledyne e2v’s innovations lead developments in healthcare, life sciences, space, transportation, defence, security and industrial markets. They also develop imaging solutions for space science, ground astronomy and Earth observation.

Teledyne e2v are leaders in:

RF Power solutions for: defence electronic countermeasures, radiotherapy cancer treatment machines, radar systems, satellite communications amplifiers, industrial heating, cargo screening, ProWave® industrial processing systems, missile control safety and arming devices, and digital television transmitters.

Imaging solutions including CCD and CMOS sensors and cameras, for space and earth observation imaging, science and life science imaging, machine vision, ophthalmology and dental x-ray systems.

Semiconductor solutions for aerospace and defence programmes requiring: lifecycle management, hi-rel microprocessors, high speed data converters, high reliability ICs with lifetime continuity of supply, assembly and test services and MRAMs.

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If you would like to apply for a mentorship opportunity at Teledyne e2v click here.

Waldeck Consulting 

Waldeck are a unique technology-levered, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy and solutions provider supporting public sector, private sector and global blue-chip organisations to succeed with Capital Projects, Asset Management and Decommisioning from the earliest stages.

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If you would like to apply for a mentorship opportunity at Waldeck click here


Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalisation. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role.

With over 160 years of engineering history, the Siemens gas turbine business in Lincoln is at the forefront of energy sustainability – supplying efficient power and lifetime product service to the global oil and gas industry, power generation and mechanical drive applications.

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If you would like to apply for a mentorship opportunity at Siemens click here.