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.
- We accept any degree discipline for many of our commercial roles, technical roles vary.
- Availability to start in June/July. For R&D roles, availability to start in September.
- You must be flexible to locate to various UK locations.
- Your placement with us must be part of an undergraduate degree and approved by your university.
|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|
Discover an opportunity to develop technical knowledge with top quality technology and processes, and to transform the way we deliver healthcare to our patients.
Find out more about our Finance programme - A chance to add value and shape business strategy, whilst gaining financial expertise and business knowledge.
Step up to the opportunity to manage our many global brands and to ensure compliance. Learn more about our programme here.
Gain first-hand experience of manufacturing, technology and science in and out of the lab, with exposure to the best people, processes and technology.
The procurement programme will provide a challenging breadth of experience in getting the most out of every budget.
Delivering advances in treatment and care for people living with HIV and for people who are at risk of becoming infected with HIV.
GSK is focused on creating an inclusive organisation where all employees feel engaged and know their work makes an important contribution. We aim to attract and retain the most talented people from all backgrounds and cultures regardless of actual or perceived race, colour, ethnic or national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, gender identity and/or expression, religion or belief, physical ability/ disability.