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About Centrica

Centrica plc is an international energy and services company with around 27 million customer accounts and a worldwide workforce of over 36,000 employees. It operates mainly in the UK, Ireland and North America through strong brands such as British Gas, Bord Gáis and Direct Energy.

Centrica is a top 50 FTSE 100 company focused on satisfying the changing needs of its customers by delivering high levels of customer service, and improving customer engagement and loyalty. It is developing innovative products through its Hive brand, as well as offers and solutions underpinned by an investment in technology.

Centrica gives graduates from a broad range of degree disciplines the opportunity to work right across the company in Connected Home, Energy Supply & Services, Distributed Energy & Power and Energy Marketing & Trading. The graduate programme has been designed to offer a comprehensive grounding in the business; those who are ambitious and commercially savvy have an outstanding opportunity to make a big impact within this diverse organisation.

Developing and investing in graduates is important to Centrica. Graduate talent boards ensure graduates have the opportunity to fulfill their potential and are equipped with the right skills and behaviours to help grow the business by implementing – and one day helping shape – Centrica’s strategy. Centrica’s programme offers graduates who are excited by big challenges the opportunity to get involved in a variety of business areas, as well as receiving support and rewards along the way.

Centrica also offer a ten-week summer placement programme. It is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience but also students could secure a graduate role for the following year’s intake.

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Centrica Latest Reviews

  • Customer Value Manager - British Gas Commercial

    I have developed in so many more ways than I ever thought I would, with massively improved confidence and productivity as just two examples. This will massively improve how I go about studying for my final year, and I now have an incomparably better idea of what working life is like when I go onto a graduate scheme in the future...


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  • Customer Operations Summer Intern

    I enjoyed myself immensely and was pleasantly surprised by the amount of support I received. Overall everyone was friendly and provided us with the tools necessary to succeed and develop....


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  • Engineering Electrical, Control and Instrumentation

    I have really enjoyed my placement, I was given great responsibility and support when I needed. Moreover, the company invests in you to learn as much about the business as you want; this includes trav...


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Centrica Latest Case Study

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Procurement Graduate

Placement Year (10 Months+)

MSc Management (Finance)

Within my first six months, I led the design and implementation of an online tool that assesses our suppliers for social, economic and environmental risks. The tool is now being used by the entire procurement division and is critical to ensuring our

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Number of Placements Available This Year

2:1 (Two One)

Predicted Degree Class Required To Apply

Awards and Commendations

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


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