1. Home
  2. ...
  3. Graduates & Undergraduates
  4. Unilever Industrial Placement Programme

Unilever Industrial Placement Programme

12-month placement in a specific function starting at the end of your penultimate year of university


  • Starts: End of June
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Where: Various locations throughout the UK and Ireland
  • Eligibility: Be in your penultimate year of qualification
  • Degree required:

    We accept all disciplines, except for placements in R&D and Supply Chain. In R&D, we require a strong technical qualification in a Chemical, Biological, Physical or Food-related Science. We also accept Chemical/Material and Engineering-related disciplines.

    For Supply Chain, you’ll need a strong background in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Manufacturing or similar engineering qualification. We also accept Mathematics, Business, Technology, or Design-related disciplines.

  • Salary: £20,000 pro rata per annum
UK Rate My Placement Award

“In such a short space of time Unilever have shown great trust in my skills and capabilities. By providing me with opportunities to be in positions of real accountability and responsibility, outside of my comfort zone, I have rapidly developed into a better me, and made an impactful and purposeful contribution to the business.”

Jack Gilyead, Human Resources Industrial Placement

How to contact us

If you have any questions about the opportunities we currently have available or your application to us, please contact us on:

Freephone UK: 08081642255 or 01635 584145

Freephone Ireland: 0035316950371

Email: enquiry@unilevergraduates.com

Back to top


We're always looking to connect with those who share an interest in a sustainable future.


Get in touch with Unilever PLC and specialist teams in our headquarters, or find contacts around the world.

Contact us