• Engineering, Science



NPL is the UK’s National Measurement Institute, providing the measurement capability that underpins the UK's prosperity and quality of life for all.

From new antibiotics to tackle resistance and more effective cancer treatments, to unhackable quantum communications and superfast 5G, technological advances must be built on a foundation of reliable measurement to succeed. Building on over a century’s worth of expertise, our science, engineering and technology provides this foundation and helps to make the impossible possible. We save lives, protect the environment and enable citizens to feel safe and secure, as well as support international trade and commercial innovation. As a national laboratory, our advice is always impartial and independent, meaning consumers, investors, policymakers and entrepreneurs can always rely on the work we do.

School leaver opportunities

NPL are not currently running a School Leaver Programme.


Junior Scientist

Junior Measurement Scientist



Salary & benefits



If you’re a school leaver and have GCSEs or A-Levels and have a passion in Science, Engineering or Metrology, we want to hear from you.


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