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Placement Programmes

Get a head start on your career with real-life work experience in one of our placement programmes. You’ll be part of a team coming together to better our business and the world around you. For high performers on our Summer & Industrial Placement Programmes we may offer a number of fast-track opportunities to the final stage of the selection process for the Unilever Future Leaders Programme.

Our Programmes

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Industrial Placement: 

A 12-month placement in a specific function starting in June, for students finishing their penultimate year, who will return to University post placement.


Summer Placement


Summer Placement

We offer a number of opportunities across the summer to our key partners, such as AMOS, Enactus, upReach. If you are involved with any of our partners, please reach out to your contacts to find out more.

Rewards and Benefits

At Unilever, our purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace. We are working to build a better business and a better world. We can only achieve this purpose when our people are at their best – which is why our flexible rewards and benefits are designed to support you and your development.

*Please note benefits may vary dependent on site.


Application Steps


Unilever Future Leaders’ League

Unilever Future Leaders’ League is a global business case competition that connects students from all over the world. Entering the competition, you have the chance of winning multiple prizes including being fast-tracked to the last recruitment stage of a Unilever Programme of your choice.  This year’s brand sponsor is Hellmann’s, and they want to hear your ideas and innovations on how they can solve their business challenge!  To find out more about the competition, how to enter and how to win multiple prizes, please register your interest here Unilever | Future Leaders' League (

Recruitment Scams & Fraud Warning

We will never ask for the exchange of money or credit card details in the Recruitment process. Please be aware of any suspicious email activity from people who could be pretending to be recruiters or senior individuals at Unilever. If in doubt, please ignore the message.

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: +44 20 3650 2304
Freephone Ireland: 00353 16950371

Connect with us

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