With a passion for learning and ambition to pioneer the future of modern luxury, our future-focused placements could be the start of your journey to a fantastic career. With a blend of practical experience, you’ll work on projects that are fundamental to our global success.

Our undergraduate placements will intensify your curiosity and creativity over a period of 12 months. The reality of the projects we’ll immerse you in will surprise and inspire you. This is real-world experience that will prepare you for a rapidly changing world. Show us your passion and performance, and we may give you the opportunity to progress onto our graduate programme. If Design is your area of interest, these placements may be shorter due to business demand.


Product Engineering Undergraduate

Software. Electronics and Complex Integration Systems. Hardware and Mechatronics. Propulsion. Vehicle Programmes. Whichever programme you choose, you’ll soon find yourself moving forwards at a phenomenal rate. Our undergraduate placements will intensify your curiosity over a period of 12 months.

Duration: 12 months

Applications: CLOSED

Salary: £19,452


Industrial Operations (Manufacturing) Undergraduate

Our industrial operations scheme is aimed at people who have a passion for learning about all things manufacturing. And a passion for pioneering the future of modern luxury. People who respect our heritage and think beyond the challenges of today to build the cars of tomorrow. So, if you’re ambitious, innovative and determined, if you’re ready to think beyond the challenges of today to build the cars of tomorrow, jump in.

Duration: 12 months

Applications: CLOSED

Salary: £19,452


Commercial Undergraduate

Right now, we’re taking time to reimagine what the future of movement really looks like. Then we’re bringing it to life. Here, our undergraduates inform and influence next-generation innovation. They deliver purpose and develop potential. Ready to be challenged to grow your creativity and refine your commercial focus?

Duration: 12 months

Applications: CLOSED

Salary: £19,452


Human Resources (People Experience) Undergraduate

From attraction and recruitment through to onboarding, we are all about looking after and developing everyone who works here. We’re driving an ambitious people transformation agenda that reflects how fast we’re transforming as a business. The next-generation of luxury, sustainable cars will be powered by our next-generation of talent. Could you be at the heart of this transformation?

Duration: 12 months

Applications: CLOSED

Salary: £19,452



Our vision is to be a pure-electric luxury brand with an exciting portfolio of emotionally engaging designs powered by next-generation technologies. If you’re open to a challenge, thrive on problem-solving and relish ambiguity and the possibilities it offers, your future starts here.

Duration: 12 months

Applications: CLOSED

Salary: c. £19,452


Design Undergraduate

We’re reimagining modern luxury by design. It’s what we’ve always done because great design is our signature. And with even bigger plans for the future – ours and yours –our Design undergraduates get everything they need and more to step up a gear and keep moving forward.

12 months - placements in this area could be shorter than 12 months due to business demand

Applications: CLOSED

Salary: £19,452


*Please note that we reserve the right to close the programmes earlier based on the volume of applications so we strongly advise you to apply early.

Rewards and benefits

A professionally fulfilling and exciting role isn’t the only thing you’ll find rewarding around here. We’ll look after you with a host of benefits designed to reward and recognise performance. And we’ll invest in your potential with industry-recognised training.


We never stop learning. Because for us, learning is a lifelong adventure. And because we believe in enabling our people to learn, create, grow and to support others to do the same, we’ve built the Jaguar Land Rover Learning Academy; a home for lifelong learning.

We’ll give you all the encouragement you need to succeed. Our programme delivery team will guide you and support you, working with your line manager and education provider to ensure that you reach your full potential.

You own your development. You make it happen. And together, we are the future of movement.


1. Online application

Good news! We do not require a CV or cover letter to apply. Simply complete your online application form telling us about you, your motivations and your experience. Click ‘apply now’ to get started.

2. Online testing

If you progress to the next stage we'll ask you to complete a series of short online tests which you will complete independently. This decision is based on your scores from completing your online assessments. Don’t forget to use the practice area to help you prepare. Click here to enter the practice test area.

3. Assessment centre

At this stage, you'll sit a number of assessments which might include a motivational and behavioural interview, presentation or fact-finder exercise.

4. Offer

We'll share the outcome from your assessment centre as soon as possible. If you are successful, we'll make you a verbal offer and confirm this in writing via email.

5. Next steps

Before you join Jaguar Land Rover, we’ll give you all the information you need through post offer engagement events, online platforms and more. You'll have plenty of opportunities to ask questions, we're here every step of the way. Undergraduates begin their journey in July 2023.



Frequently asked questions

We hope you’ve found all the answers to your questions within this site, however if you have been left with a burning question, please refer to our frequently asked questions. But if you need to contact the recruitment team, feel free to email us at graduate@jaguarlandrover.com.

When do applications open?

Undergraduate programmes open mid-September 2022.

When do applications close?

Applications for the undergraduate programmes are due to close in December. Please be aware that whilst we may give a guide to the closing date we may close any of our programmes at any point and at short notice based on the volume of applications. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place please apply early.

Am I allowed to make more than one application?

No, you can only apply once during our recruitment cycle. However, if we feel there is a more suitable programme for you, we'll get in touch through the application process.

I completed my studies some time ago, can I still apply?

You must be in your penultimate year at University to apply for our undergraduate programmes. We do also have experienced hire roles available that may be of interest, our careers website is updated regularly.

If I have any questions during the process, how do I contact you?

You can reach out to us at any stage of the recruitment process, we are always here to help. You can contact us on graduate@jaguarlandrover.com

If I am successful in my application, when will I join? What happens if I am away on the day I am due to start?

Our undergraduates join the programme each year in July. You should try, where possible, to ensure that you are available to start on your set day with us, however if you foresee this being a problem, please contact us as soon as possible.

How can I check the progress of my application?

You can check the progress by logging in to your candidate profile and going to the 'my jobs' section to check the progress.

Do I need work experience to apply for an early careers programme?

No, prior experience is not a requirement of our early careers programmes which are designed to be entry level programmes.

What are the business values and behaviours that I will be assessed against?

We have a set of business behaviours at Jaguar Land Rover which we call the 'Creators Code'. These are a set of co-created behaviours to inspire understanding and collaboration. The five behaviours covered by the code are; customer love, unity, integrity, growth and impact. We will look for these in our recruitment process and therefore recommend that you read more about our purpose here.

What happens in the assessment centre?

At this stage, you'll sit a number of assessments which might include a motivational and behavioural interview, presentation or fact-finder exercise.

If I change my mind and decide to take a year out, can I defer my offer?

We consider all requests for deferral on a case-by-case basis, based on business need. Please contact us at graduate@jaguarlandrover.com for further information.


Meet and engage

Want to know a little more about life at Jaguar Land Rover? Got a question about the application process? Curious about progression and development here? Whatever your question might be, our team are on hand to answer.

We know life is busy and sometimes we need an instant response to a burning question we might have. Join us on our virtual platform, every Friday from 13:00 – 14:00, we will be there to offer help and guidance.

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