Research Development Industrial Placement 2024

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DEADLINE 29th February 2024
Newcastle upon Tyne | Reading

Ready to fuel the success of globally renowned brands like Gillette, Ariel, Fairy and Oral-B? Do you want to be part of the innovation and technological advancement of products used every day by millions of the world’s consumers? Want to work for a company consistently recognised as one of the UK’s leading graduate employers?

Then apply for a placement in Research and Development (R&D) at Procter & Gamble (P&G) and discover the essence behind crafting some of the world's most renowned brands. Delve into a realm where science takes centre stage. Some of the best scientists in the world go to work making our products just right for the billions of consumers who use them. We're talking cutting edge technology, "hands-on" labs and pilot plants, 41,000+ active patents and a team full of inventors.

What to expect

During your 12-month placement you will get a first-hand experience of what a career in R&D with P&G involves, and if it is right for you. You will be working on live business R&D projects and expected to dive straight in and take the lead.

Each intern receives a customized learning plan to ensure they get the right levels of coaching, mentoring and training as they deliver their work. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging experience, have a passion for winning, strong leadership credentials and an interest in pursuing a career at P&G – this internship is for you!

This role is available in our UK Innovation Centres in Reading and Newcastle.

What you will gain

Responsibilities and Real Work from Day1 – You will be given specific projects and responsibilities working on real and live business challenges, just like a true P&Ger.

Continuous training & coaching – You will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager.

Competitive Compensation & Benefits – This is a paid internship; the monthly salary for this role is £27,000. On top of this you’ll enjoy lots of benefits like the option to enrol in our pension, discounted P&G products, perks and flexible working arrangements. To find more information about our benefits package take a look here:

Full Time Role - Successful interns have the potential to secure a full-time position with P&G after graduation. As a 'build from within' company, our people start at entry level and progress through the organization. When we make a job offer, it’s with the expectation that you will grow into one of our future leaders, and to help you get there, you will work closely with skilled P&G veterans for mentoring and coaching at every step.

What we look for

  • University students pursuing scientific or engineering degrees, graduating in 2024 or 2025.
  • Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non-academic activities.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and a strong passion for research and innovation.
  • Strong verbal and written English language skills.

Start date: The internship's duration is from July 1st, 2024 until June 28th, 2025.

Application Deadline: January 28th, 2024 – Apply soon to secure your chance, as positions could be filled before the deadline. We may close early if all roles are filled.

At PG #weseeequal

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. At P&G we strive to build a culture where everyone feels welcome, included, and able to bring their full selves to work.

We champion social mobility and believe socio-economic status should not be a barrier to accessing job opportunities. That’s why in addition to this internship being paid, we offer provision of all the necessary technology and electronic equipment, access to a range of benefits, and financial support if you need to relocate for your internship - such as covering the cost of travel to your internship location.

We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. Please click here if you require an accommodation during the application process. Please make sure to wait to hear back from us regarding your accommodation before proceeding with the online assessment, we thank you in advance for your patience. 

DEADLINE 29th February 2024