About Volkswagen Group
One group. Five brands. Unlimited possibilities.
We’re driven by difference. With five globally recognised brands under one roof – Audi, SEAT, Volkswagen, ŠKODA and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles - each with its own history, designs and inventions – we’ve created some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, from luxury sports cars to family camper vans.
Here, you’ll discover opportunities, explore ideas and tackle challenges that you won’t find anywhere else.
Our placements give you the chance to choose a real role that matches your specific interests and aspirations.
We have forty opportunities in six business areas:
•Marketing & Communications
•Operations & Support
•Business Performance Analytics
What are you driven by?
Whether it’s numbers or strategy, marketing or technology, our Undergraduate Placement will let you test your skills, work in real business roles on key projects, and turn your knowledge and passion into real-world, value-adding impact.
HR Placement - Volkswagen
Location: Milton Keynes
Duration: 12 Months
Salary: £17,500 plus benefits
What will you be doing?
Our teams ensure our products are suitably positioned in the marketplace and that once a customer chooses us, their vehicle is built and delivered on time.
Your role will be crucial to achieving sales targets through forecasting, analysis and purchase incentive planning. You’ll build and issue accurate and insightful reports with commentary to inform critical decisions.
What's in it for you?
As an undergraduate on one of our placements, you’ll receive a £17,500 salary, as well as a new car every four months (as long as you have a full, clean UK driving licence). You’ll also receive 27 days’ holiday – plus bank holidays – a discretionary bonus, an award-winning pension scheme, flexible benefits allowance, employee well-being support, an on-site restaurant and shopping discounts.
Upon completion, you’ll also have the opportunity to be considered for our Graduate Programme.
What do you need?
To be successful in this role you must enjoy gathering and manipulating complex data from a wide range of sources.
As a competent Excel user, you’ll identify trends and make sound recommendations on key business decisions. These placements suit students of Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Information Technology as well as Business and Supply Chain.
You’ll be driven by a desire to understand what drives business success.
Our placement is open to any student at a UK university who is eligible to work full-time in the UK for twelve months from Summer 2019.
You should be on a sandwich degree or course which offers a one-year industrial placement.
We have a duty of care to our people and wouldn't want you to spend a large amount of time commuting, so we require undergraduates to be based within a 20 mile radius of our Milton Keynes head office.
What’s the assessment process?
If you're identified as a stand-out candidate following the initial Intern Profile (CV) screening stage and video interview; we’ll invite you to one of our assessment centres where you’ll meet some of our Managers and other Undergraduates.
This process is designed to help us both work out if a Placement here is right for you. Successful candidates will be offered a place soon after the assessment centre.
About Volkswagen Group
We’re driven by difference. With five big brands under one roof – each with its own history, designs and inventions – we’ve created some of the world’s most iconic vehicles, from luxury sports cars to family camper vans. Here, you’ll discover opportunities, explore ideas and tackle challenges that you won’t find anywhere else. Whatever drives you – whether it’s curiosity, adventure, collaboration or growth – at Volkswagen Group, you’ll find a career path that matches your ambitions.
Apply today so we can read your Intern Profile and see if you have what it takes to work for Volkswagen.