Unilever

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7.7 /10 427 reviews
Opportunities Offered:
Internship (1-4 Months) Placement Year (10 Months+)
Sectors:
Sales Consumer Products/FMCG Engineering Human Resources Financial Management

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About Unilever

A BETTER BUSINESS. A BETTER WORLD. A BETTER YOU.

Would you like to work with and learn from the biggest brands in the world, bringing your purpose to life with your work? We care as much about the sustainability of our business as we do about the success of our brands and our people. Together, we can feel good about the work we do every day.

From tea to ice cream, and shampoo to skincare, our brands cater for all tastes. Think PG tips, Hellmann’s, Ben & Jerry’s and Simple. When you discover the career that you want with us, as a global organization we will help you to follow any path you choose. Surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers, you will channel your purpose and find fresh ideas as you make a real impact on the business and the world.

We want to see how your individuality, and your unique approach to work and the world, can bring innovation to our business. As a reward for sharing your curiosity and your ideas, you will see your work improve the lives of our consumers and communities around the world.

A better business brings us a better world. Together we will help you find your best self.

Undergraduates can apply for placement opportunities in one of the following areas - Supply Chain Management, Customer Development (Sales), HR Management, Marketing, Technology Management, Financial Management, Research & Development, Communication and Sustainability.

We have a strong performance culture with challenging goals, future focussed feedback and drive for innovation and ambition in an inclusive informal environment. You will thrive by gaining exposure to real business challenges where your energy and fresh thinking will have an impact. First-hand experience - it’s the fastest way to learn.

Students must have completed the penultimate year of their undergraduate degree by the time they start their placement and be returning to study after their placement.

Our Summer and Industrial Placements are a chance to showcase your ambition, thinking and skills, with total support from a line manager and a buddy. Students who successfully pass our Summer and Industrial Placement programmes will be fast-tracked to the final stage of the selection process for the UFLP programme – The Discovery Centre Day.

We also have excellent benefits to support you through your placement including a salary of £20,000, 20-25 days’ annual leave and training through virtual and instructor-led sessions.

Our application process involves;

  • Online application
  • Digital interview
  • Half day selection board

With such a great ambition lie exciting challenges for the company, our brands, and a fantastic opportunity for graduates to have a great head start in their career, make a real difference to Unilever’s business and the world around us!

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Unilever is 3rd in FMCG Top 100 Undergraduate Employers 2019 - 2020

Unilever Latest Reviews

  • Business Technology Management

    Extremely useful and eye-opening, changed my view on working for a corporate company and showed that they can be really nice and fun places to work...

    9.2/10

    About You

    8.8

    The Organisation

    9.2

    Everything Else

    9.8

  • Manufacturing and Operations Intern

    My placement at Unilever was brilliant and gave me exposure to various aspects of manufacturing and engineering. I found I was able to contact the necessary people in R&D also to gain awareness of dif...

    9.4/10

    The Role
    9.3
    Organisation
    9.0
    Socialising
    10.0
  • CD/Sales Summer Intern - Shopper Marketing Executive

    I have greatly enjoyed my time with Unilever. I was put in the Shopper Marketing team for 3 months and got to work on Promotional point of sale across a variety of brands and in various retailers. I w...

    8.6/10

    The Role
    9.5
    Organisation
    8.4
    Socialising
    7.5

Unilever Latest Case Study

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Global and UK Employer Brand IP

Placement Year (10 Months+)

BA Management

In such a short space of time, Unilever have shown great trust in my skills and capabilities.

Facts and Figures

40

Number of Placements Available This Year

40

Number of Internships Available This Year

50%

Students expected to return to graduate jobs with us

2:1 (Two One)

Predicted Degree Class Required To Apply

Awards and Commendations

[2019] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2018] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2017] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2016] RateMyPlacement Top 100 [2015] RateMyPlacement Top 100

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