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About Ipsos

We are a leading Market Research agency, with around 1,300 employees in the UK. We specialise in Social, Media, Brands and Communications, Customer Experience, Reputation research, Healthcare, Innovation Market Strategy and Understanding research.

We love doing research that has an impact and want to inspire our clients to make better decisions. We harness our size and scale to enable our employees to ‘be the best me’. We celebrate everyone’s uniqueness, encouraging people to succeed, take the initiative and perform at their best.

You’ll have access to our Learning Academy and online training modules which will support your on-the-job learning and wider development.

Networking is a key skill so we have Early Careers social events with other Interns, Placement Students and Graduates from across the company.

You’ll have the opportunity to present your ideas back to senior managers, whether this is part of your specific university assignment or through an internal project you have developed.

You’ll be doing a variety of interesting work where you’ll make a notable difference- our current placement students are proud to see the clients using their work!

Our Culture

Having a flexible working culture where we support our colleagues and celebrate our successes is important to us. We invest our time in you and you’ll benefit from working alongside our industry experts. They will help you set goals to achieve your personal objectives throughout your year and help you exceed these.

Our culture is unique - we have the entrepreneurial spirit and quirkiness of a small boutique, but we also have the resources, scale and diversity of a large global agency. We have more bright, friendly, hard-working and enthusiastic people, from more backgrounds, with more interests, skills and experiences to learn from. Our values are based on our diverse cultural backgrounds, helping us to be responsive, client-focused and flexible.

We are committed to equality, treating people fairly, promoting a positive and inclusive working environment and ensuring we have diversity of people and views. We recognise that this is important for our business success - a more diverse workforce will enable us to better reflect and understand the world we research and ultimately deliver better research and insight to our clients. We understand the importance of commitments you may have outside of work and we consider all flexible working applications - please highlight what you are looking for when you make your application.

We offer placement years in the various teams:

As a Placement Student within our Innovation, Market Strategy and Understanding team, you will be working on real-life client projects for global FMCG, Tech and Financial Services organisations such as Ben and Jerrys, Carlsberg, Uber and Visa. You will gain exposure to a variety of client industries and research approaches, giving you some great experiences and a great jumping off point for your future career.

As a Placement Student within our Media, Brands and Communications team, you’ll be working with a wide range of private sector clients and big media organisations such as BBC, Disney, Facebook and Google. You will gain exposure to a variety of client industries and research approaches.

As a Placement Student in our forward thinking HR team, you’ll be a key member in our Talent sub-team working on live recruitment roles, Early Careers projects, and HR Administration processes within the business. You will gain exposure to all the generalist HR areas including starters and leavers processes, using our Human Resources Information System, payroll, graduate assessment days, and loads of exciting ad-hoc projects. You’ll work closely with Talent Partner, and Early Careers Talent Advisor, helping attract and select Interns, Placement Students and Graduates. We are a fun team with lots of flexibility, giving you some great opportunities and a great jumping off point for your future career.

As a Finance Placement Student, you will be a key part of our team working to support both the Reporting and Compliance teams, as well as providing support for the Commercial Finance Team. You’ll gain exposure to a variety of finance functions giving you some great experience.

We also offer internships across the business throughout the year. Our careers page on our website (as linked above) provides all the information needed about our other early career schemes- here you can register your interest for future Internship and Graduate roles.


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"HR Recruitment for Early Careers A fastpaced busy working environment but with lots of opportunity to learn and develop Working on recruitment for a variety of roles at any one time arranging graduate assessment centres events for Early Careers a" Read full review


"ipsos was a wonderful place to work i felt supported constantly and there is a vast amount to learn in the role there are many ways to access training during the year and learn more plus plenty of opportunity to show your skills youre also able to me" Read full review

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Opportunities offered:

  • Internship (1 Month+)
  • Placement (10 Months+)

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