Frequently asked questions

At this exciting stage of your job search, it’s likely you’ll have plenty of questions. We have tried to answer some of the
common ones here.

How many vacancies do you have?

This year we will be looking to recruit between 30-50 Industrial Placements across the UK.

Is there a closing date?

No, we recruit on an ongoing basis, however we would strongly recommend that you complete an application sooner rather than later to avoid being disappointed.

How long does a placement last?

All of our placements are 1 year long, running from July to July

When should I apply?

Our placement roles do fill up fast so we recommend applying at the beginning of the academic year prior to your year in industry.

When will I hear back from you after I have applied?

We aim to respond to all applicants within 4-6 weeks , however at peak periods this may increase slightly

Do you sponsor visas?

Unfortunately we are unable to sponsor visas

When are your assessment centres?

Our assessment centres are starting in November will be ongoing until we have filled our roles

When will I start?

Our Industrial Placements join us in July.

What is the dress code?

As a general rule we wear business attire. However this depends where you're based and what you're doing. We'll give you more information if we offer you a position. For interviews, you should always dress smartly.

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