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Graduate Careers

Formula Student attracts the top engineering undergraduates from universities across the UK and worldwide. The competitions provides a valuable platform to demonstrate their practical skills and engineering ability in a real world exercise to design, build and run a Formula Student race car against teams across the world.

If you are looking for a new placement, career opportunities or available graduate programmes, view our featured employers below to find the right role for you!

mathworksMATLAB®, the language of technical computing, is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numeric computation. Simulink® is a graphical environment for simulation and Model-Based Design of multidomain dynamic and embedded systems. The company produces nearly 100 additional products for specialized tasks such as data analysis and image processing.

MATLAB and Simulink are used throughout the automotive, aerospace, communications, electronics, and industrial automation industries as fundamental tools for research and development. They are also used for modeling and simulation in increasingly technical fields, such as financial services and computational biology.

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GKN is a global engineering group. Every day we drive the wheels of hundreds of millions of cars, we help thousands of aircraft to fly, we deliver the power to move earth and harvest crops, and we make essential components for industries that touch lives across the globe.

Engineering that moves the world. Discover more

This is one of the best opportunities within the Motor Sport/Automotive industry that not only lets you engineer creative solutions from a clean sheet, but also allows you compete against some of the best engineers in world, where your end product is put to the test weekly and viewed by millions on global stage. 

At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we are responsible for the design, manufacture and testing of the championship winning Formula 1 racing hybrid power units used by the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 team. We are also proud to supply power units to the Sahara Force India and Williams Martini Racing.

Our student programmes offer you the opportunity to start your career with a world-class engineering team. We are looking for talented, intelligent and committed people to join us at our state of the art Technology Centre in Brixworth, Northamptonshire. 

Whether you’re with us for a placement year or on our two year graduate programme, we offer you the training, guidance and support you need to build on your studies and accelerate your development.

Our next student intake will be in Autumn 2018, for which we will be taking applications from August 2017. To apply please visit and click on ‘Careers’.

ExxonMobil LogoImagine working for the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company, on tasks that affect nearly everyone in the world today and for future generations to come. ExxonMobil offers challenging long-term careers to high performing graduates, as well as summer and year placements with real responsibility!

Applications for our ExxonMobil Energy Challenge are now open, to apply and for all career opportunities please visit

BOSCHOur passion - Cars drive autonomously, machines speak to each other, and houses become smarter. At Bosch, we turn these visions into reality to improve the quality of life for people all over the world.

Become a part of forward thinkers and trailblazers where you can create something remarkable: Invented for life. Start something big. Let’s be remarkable.

Join us in turning visions of the future into meaningful technology invented for life.

Take a look at all the opportunities at Bosch UK here.

Applications are open throughout the year, with the main intakes happening in March and September.

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