Industrial placements

Explore our different industrial placements below to discover how each one offers you the chance to develop your skills and network, while making a valuable impact. We are pleased to say that we have over 300 roles on offer, and you can apply for more than one placement with us! Below are the main areas we offer placements, but please make sure you explore the full range of opportunities we have.

Our industrial placements usually run for 12 months which provides plenty of time for you to gain great experience, while complementing your studies and supporting your personal and professional growth.

Applications for many of our 2020 placement roles will open in early September 2019, and we also have roles opening in early November 2019.

Our requirements:

  1. We accept any degree discipline for many of our commercial roles, technical roles vary.
  2. Availability to start in June/July. For R&D roles, availability to start in September.
  3. You must be flexible to locate to various UK locations.
  4. Your placement with us must be part of an undergraduate degree and approved by your university.

Opening Dates:

Business area Opening date
Engineering 4th September 2019
R&D 4th September 2019
Manufacturing & Supply Chain 4th September 2019
Procurement 4th September 2019
Sales and Marketing 4th September 2019
Communications, Government Affairs & Global Health 4th September 2019
Finance 4th September 2019
R&D – Consumer 4th November 2019
Regulatory Affairs 4th November 2019
ViiV Healthcare 4th November 2019
Human Resources 4th November 2019
Global Ethics and Compliance 4th November 2019
EHS&S 4th November 2019