Join us at Unilever’s R&D site at Colworth to build and contribute to a number of brands including Lipton, PG Tips, Flora, Magnum, Cornetto and Dove. There are two apprenticeships available at Colworth. The first provides the opportunity to gain a BSc in Foods Science, Chemistry or Chemical Science. The second provides the opportunity to gain a BSc in Mathematics. Both schemes are designed to last five years dependent on the length of the programme of study. Over 600 scientists, technologists, legal professionals and support staff work at Colworth on a diverse range of activities.
It is home to the Global Design Centre for Beverages and Ice Cream, Regional Deploy Centre for Beverages, Unilever Safety and Environmental Assurance Centre, Discover and Critical Functions Capabilities such as Information and Technology for R&D, boasting one of the largest ice cream pilot plans and most northerly tea plantation.
Our apprenticeship scheme offers you the opportunity to study for a range of science qualifications including Foods Science, Chemistry, Biological Science, and Mechanical Engineering. The scheme is designed to last for around five years dependent on the length of the programme of study.
Apprentices are given one day per week during term-time to study; this can with be used for a ‘day release’ method of study or as dedicated study for a distance learning programme. During this time apprentices will be expected to develop both professionally and academically and to provide evidence of this development at set intervals.
WHERE ARE THEY BASED?
You need to have Sciences A-levels or equivalent at B grade or above (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and/or Maths).
Confidence, good communication and a passion for science are also key and you need to demonstrate commitment and initiative to manage the pressures that studying while working will bring.
You must also be prepared to take on work outside of your comfort zone and have a passion to succeed, as well as being a team player as team work is key at Unilever. With Customers and
Consumers at the heart of what we do at Unilever, you should also always be looking for better ways to deliver to them.
All our apprentices are enrolled on a programme of study which will allow them to study for a BSc or equivalent degree in a given period of time.
All our apprentices are enrolled on a programme of study which will allow them to work towwards a BSc or equivalent degree in a given period of time. Qualification options include:
- BSc in Food Science/Chemistry or Chemical Science
- SEAC Modelling & Informatics: BSc in Mathematics
WHEN DOES IT START
HOW TO APPLY
We are currently closed for applications.