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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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Awarded 1st in FMCG Top 100 Undergraduate Employers 2020 - 2021


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