Careers Work Placements

Move our world forward

We are looking for passionate students to join us across a variety of business areas to add value to our organisation. We have an established placement scheme, giving you the opportunity to work with people who have a wealth of experience and who are willing to support you on the first steps of your career. As a Renault placement student you can expect to...

  • Be fully immersed in your new team, taking on a practical role and actively contributing to the achievement of company objectives
  • Gain insightful work experience, putting your university study into practice
  • Realise your potential by getting involved and taking on new challenges
  • Be encouraged to share your ideas and make real changes

Placement Opportunities

Applications now open

We currently offer industrial placements in the following departments:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Network Operations
  • After Sales
  • Total Customer Experience

What we look for

You don’t need to be a petrol head, you just need a passion for business. We are looking for fresh minds that are willing to get involved and keen to make the most of every opportunity.

  • Minimum Grade BBC or equivalent at A Level
  • Currently studying full time for a degree with a placement or approved gap year
  • On track for at least a 2.1
  • Eligible to work in the UK or Ireland for 12 months from June/July 2020

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Rewards and Benefits

A day in the life


How many undergraduate placements do you employ each year?

We employ undergraduate placements across our business functions to take on real roles within our organisation. On average each year we employ 20 undergraduates.

What is the package?

The Renault Undergraduate placement package is very competitive. We offer a salary of £18,000 pa. with 24 days paid holiday, free car parking, company mini bus to the station, subsidised restaurant, sports and social club and other company discounts.  

What is the structure of the Undergraduate Placement Programme?

You will be learning about the exciting world of automotive through the challenging projects and responsibilities which help contribute towards our company vision and goals. You will be assessed through quarterly appraisals and regular meetings with your line manager which will develop your core skills and allow you to enjoy a rewarding placement from day one.

What sort of training is offered?

We understand the importance of a successful placement year and the impact this can have on your future career. Much of your learning will be on the job, however your development throughout your time here will be structured via regular meetings with your manager, quarterly appraisals, training programmes and the chance to be considered for the graduate programme.

Where will I be based?

You will be based at our head office in Maple Cross, just outside London. We also have opportunities to take on an Undergraduate Placement Programme at our Renault Ireland Head Office in Dublin. The location options will be discussed with you during the application process.

What kind of person are you looking for?

We’re looking for fresh minded people who have a passion for business and are willing to make the most out of every opportunity. If you hold an ambition to seek a long-term career to learn and develop your capabilities, then you’re the kind of person that we want to work with.

Can I apply if I have a disability?

Renault is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all candidates. If you have any special requirements, please let us know so that we take these into consideration during the recruitment process.

Not answered your question?

If you have any queries about the Undergraduate Placement Programme please contact us here.