Undergraduate Placements

Applications are now closed and will reopen in October 2020.

Are you a student looking to supplement your academic learning with authentic industry-based experience? Our 12-month Undergraduate placements offer you the opportunity to take responsibility, apply your learning and grow as a professional within our dynamic teams.

At Millbrook, we work in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same, and it is all hands to the deck. We believe in enriching the academic modules taught at University by applying learning directly to our workplace and enhancing students’ understanding and awareness of its application to industry.

Developing Skills and Experience

Our Undergraduates are value-adding members of the team, whose creativity, knowledge and skills are put to the test on real-life projects. We want your year with us to support your final year of study and to develop you as a professional at the start of your career. We offer a variety of Undergraduate placements across the business, including within the following departments:

  • Propulsion
  • Crash Test and Safety Systems
  • Vehicle Development
  • Component Testing
  • Events

To promote the work of our Undergraduates, we host an annual “End of Scheme Showcase”, which provides our Undergraduates with the opportunity to exhibit their achievements to the Leadership Team and wider Millbrook community.

Training and Personal Development

We want you to make the most of your placement with us, so will provide all of the relevant technical training required through shadowing, coaching and on-the-job training. During your Undergraduate placement, we will support your personal development through a structured mentoring programme.

In addition to reassurance from colleagues, you will receive support from our HR and business management teams, who are happy to liaise with your University as and when required during your time with us.

Why choose Millbrook?

  • A highly competitive salary
  • 21 days’ paid holiday, plus Bank Holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Health cover
  • Bike to Work scheme


We recruit Undergraduates who will provide the commitment, teamwork and flexibility required to consistently exceed our customers’ expectations. Applicants should be studying towards a relevant degree and have the desire to apply their theoretical knowledge to the workplace.

Our Undergraduate placements start in the summer months (June / July) and continue for 54 weeks. Some departments look to extend placements up to 14 months; however this is based on individual performance and business requirement.

All Millbrook employees must be willing to undergo a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check and SC level security clearance may be required for some roles within restricted departments.



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