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About SAP

SAP innovations help more than 400,000 customers worldwide work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively. Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end business application software and related services for database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management.

As a cloud company with 200 million users and more than 100,000 employees worldwide, we are purpose-driven and future-focused, with a highly collaborative team ethic and commitment to personal development. Whether connecting global industries, people, or platforms, we help ensure every challenge gets the solution it deserves. At SAP, we build breakthroughs, together.

Success is what you make it. At SAP, we help you make it your own. A placement at SAP can open many doors for you. If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your ideas and individual growth, recognises you for your unique contributions, fills you with a strong sense of purpose, and provides a fun, flexible and inclusive work environment – apply now.

Through SAP UK’s 13 month paid placement programme you will be given the chance to learn and develop alongside some of the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in the technology industry, as well as adapting and gaining a vast amount of responsibility and exposure. We want people who think big and dream big. And most of all, we want people who are passionate about helping businesses – and the world – run better.

Placement Salary and Benefits:

  • £23,000 p/annum
  • 25 days holiday, 5 days study leave and an additional day for your birthday
  • Free onsite Gym, Lunch, kitchen facilities and subsidized coffee shop
  • Mental health first aiders
  • ‘appreciate’ financial reward scheme
  • Buddy mentoring scheme
  • CSR and Sporting opportunities, e.g. football clubs
  • Opportunities to socialise with other placement students
  • Laptop and other SAP equipment provided

Best Student Employer

Awarded 4th in IT & Telecommunications Best 100 Student Employers 2023-2024


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Jessica at SAP

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Monica Moreta

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My biggest accomplishment was winning the prestigious Business Impact Award in 2023, recognizing the substantial contributions I made to the organization during my placement year.

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Matthew Pennycott

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They gave me fantastic insights of the business and let me explore different areas of SAP. Alongside this meeting with the other interns has been fantastic as well everyone was super friendly and we were able to share lots of great memories together.

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Rebecca Newman

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One highlight of my placement was planning an event for over 300 employees in London. It was a huge insight into the logistics and complications that are involved in planning big events and was able to utilise my problem-solving skills to provide attendees with the best experience possible.

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