Marks & Spencer

7.6 /10
Opportunities Offered:
Placement (5-9 Months) Placement Year (10 Months+)
Consumer Products/FMCG Retail

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About Marks & Spencer

We always strive for perfection at M&S. Our passion to improve and meticulous attention to detail have enabled us to create the products that millions of people love – not to mention a shopping experience that pushes boundaries for the entire industry. It’s an approach we bring to creating perfect careers for talented people like you too.

It’s a truly exciting time to be at M&S. With retail moving faster than ever before, anyone joining the company now will be helping to build the business of the future. This, together with the fact you’ll be working for a much-loved, iconic retailer, means there’s no better place for ambitious undergraduates to get a taste of working life.

Our business placements have been awarded the Quality Mark for Work Experience. So you know you can expect only the very best training when you join us. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a career in Retail Management, Human Resources, M&, Food Technology or Food Product Development, we can offer you a role that’s tailor made to give you the perfect start to your career. Invaluable experience, working alongside subject matter experts and getting involved in some interesting projects all await you.

Impress us with your high standards, work-hard ethic and unwavering commitment to doing the right thing, and a career at the forefront of retail could await. Many of our business placement students go on to forge successful full-time careers with us.

We’ll give you all the tools and support you to develop in your chosen placement but we’ll also expect you to be proactive in making the most of every opportunity that comes your way.

Round all of this off with an attractive salary and the kudos of working for an iconic multichannel retailer and you can begin to see why this might just be the perfect career move for you.

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Marks & Spencer Latest Reviews

  • Commercial Manager BPP

    Was a fantastic experience with a wide range of development opportunities for placement students. Really enjoyed my time with the company and hopefully look forward to returning after graduation....


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  • Commercial Manager

    I thouroughly enjoyed my work placement and it was a great opportunity to learn a lot. I enjoyed my work placement both at work and also the social aspects outside of work. Even though at times the pl...


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  • Food Product Development Intern

    Vary varied programmes, with lots of opportunity and challenges. Was given a really in depth insight to the day to day operations of various parts of the company, through visits to suppliers, shadowin...


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Marks & Spencer Latest Case Study

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BPP Commercial Manager

Placement Year (10 Months+)

BSc Business Management

The team all wanted me to learn, to give me the best experience and chance of success possible. They also made sure that I enjoyed myself and had a fun time whilst in store.

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Awards and Commendations

[2015] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2014] Top 100 [2013] Top 75