In the UK, Bosch has been present since 1898, when Robert Bosch opened the company’s first office outside Germany. Bosch operates in the UK as Robert Bosch Limited and employs around 5,300 associates across 41 sites. The UK is the second largest European market for Bosch after Germany and fourth largest in the world. The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and service. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solution, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. As a leading IoT company, Bosch offers innovative solutions for connected mobility, connected manufacturing, smart homes, and smart cities. It uses its expertise in sensor technology, software, and services, as well as its own IoT cloud, to offer its customers connected, cross-domain solutions from a single source. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life”.

For full graduate opportunities with Bosch in the UK, please visit the Jobs and Careers section.

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GKN Automotive is the world’s leading supplier of automotive driveline technology and systems. As a global company serving more than 90% of the world’s vehicle manufacturers, GKN Automotive develops, builds and supplies an extensive range of automotive driveline technologies – for use in the smallest ultra low-cost car to the most sophisticated premium vehicle demanding the most complex driving dynamics. GKN Automotive is a leading global producer of Sideshaft and Propshaft Systems, AWD Systems, Trans Axle Solutions and eDrive Systems and operates in 21 countries at 54 locations employing approximately 29,000 people. Its evolving technology has featured on more than nine billion vehicles around the world.

09_MW_logo_RGBMATLAB and Simulink are fundamental computation tools used at more than 5,000 educational intuitions worldwide. MATLAB is one of the top 10 most popular programming languages and is used for teaching, research, and project-based learning. Add MATLAB and Simulink to the classroom to inspire critical thinking and innovation as well as prepare students for prominent careers in industry, where the tools are the de facto standard for R&D. 

By getting involved in Student Competitions such as Formula Student UK, MathWorks prepares and supports the next generation of scientists and engineers with software, training, and mentoring to tackle the same technical issues as professional engineers.

Student teams receive industry-standard tools, with a flexible design environment where they can apply classroom theory to competition problems. Students with competition experience become employees who are productive on the job from day one.

Employing a Model-Based Design approach to the automotive design process enables teams to design, test, validate and share their models within one environment. Using industry-standard tools such as MATLAB and Simulink help students tackle real engineering problems. 

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Want to be a World Champion?

Simply, Mercedes are here to make history.

Who are we?

We’ve got an exceptional tradition in motor racing and have been the dominant team in Formula 1 for a number of years, achieving 5 consecutive Drivers and Constructors Championship wins. At HPP (High Performance Powertrains) we’re responsible for the design and manufacture of Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing engines and hybrid power systems for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team. We’re also proud suppliers to Racing Point and ROKiT Williams Racing.

What do we do?

We create the entire Formula 1 Power Unit, from concept all the way through to racing, and also undertake advanced, high technology projects to transfer F1 technologies into mainstream automotive and high performance road cars. You may have recently heard about our newest venture in this field, Project One, where we’re putting an F1 engine into a roadworthy car – the first of its kind, and a phenomenal engineering challenge. Formula E is our newest project, with some of our students already contributing to Mercedes’ introduction to the sport.

What we’re recruiting for…

Whether you are looking for a year-long Placement opportunity, an Apprenticeship scheme or a rotational Graduate Programme, HPP has the role for you. Our next student intake is September 2020, just head to the student page on our careers site to find out more.

We look forward to meeting you!

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