Recruitment calendar

The following dates apply for Marketing and Finance placements only. All other vacancies are closed to new applicants.

Applications close

25th March 2016

All applications and CVs to be submitted by this date.  Please note we can only accept one application per person.

Telephone interviews & testing

January – March 2016

If your application is successful you will be invited to a brief telephone interview, followed by some aptitude tests to assess your suitability for the programme.


March - April 2016

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an assessment centre to assess their suitability for the programme

Final selection

March - April 2016

Firm offers to be made for a start date of June 2016.


Here are a few of the most asked questions

How many work placements do you need?

We usually recruit around 20 work placements a year at Renault UK depending on business need.

How do I choose?

You can tell us what departments you are interested in your application by choosing ‘Very Interested’, ‘Potentially Interested’ and ‘Not Interested’ and our professionals will consider your preference before matching your skill set to a particular role. Please be aware our Finance and some Marketing roles require fluent French language skills.

Do you accept aplicants from outside the EU?

If you are currently studying at a UK university and your visa status allows you to participate then please do apply. It is up to you to ensure you have the appropriate work permissions. You can check with the UK Border agency

What is the salary package?

The salary for the 2016 Work Placement Scheme is £18,000 per annum. Additional benefits include: 24 days paid holiday, access to Renault’s car lease scheme, on the job training, free car parking, free mini bus to the station, a subsidised restaurant, sports and social club, well-being initiative and other company discounts.

When does the placement programme start?

Our placement programme normally commences in June.

Do I need to be studying to take part?

The programme is designed for students who are currently studying to provide valuable work experience, so it is important that a work placement is part of your degree programme.

Do I need to be studying a business degree?

We consider applications from all disciplines for our work placement programme. A strong academic record is expected as well as a passion and commitment to a career in business.

Not answered your question?

If you have any queries about the Work Placement programme please contact us.  Be warned though, we can only answer questions about our placement programme, so if you want to find out about our general vacancies you’ll need to go here.