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R&D Year in Industry Placement - 2023


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Want to make an impact and have the freedom to succeed? As our R&D Year in Industry Placement - 2023, you’ll have the freedom to gain hands-on experience with some of the world’s most leading consumer products and do just that! 

Reckitt: For a Cleaner, Healthier World

We’re launching our sustainability plan, For a Cleaner, Healthier World. It sets out our 2030 ambitions and is backed by more than £1bn of planned investment over the next 10 years to ensure we meet our goals. 

Working at Reckitt’s brand new, state of the art £100m Science and Innovation Centre, this placement will give you a fantastic foundation of knowledge of Reckitt and a unique insight into the workings of a global FMCG company.

You will be working in small teams across multiple departments, with lots of opportunity to get stuck into different projects. You can expect hands on responsibility from day one. You will be working alongside highly experienced and knowledgeable industry experts, who will help you develop a whole range of new skills.

Your Placements will either be lab based within Research and Development or non-lab based in Medical or Safety, Quality, Regulatory and Compliance - we will discuss with you your preferences and the most suitable placement for your degree

You will succeed because…

You are studying any scientific degree, including but not limited to Chemistry, Biology, Biomedical Science, Microbiology etc. You are looking for a a 12-month placement starting in July 2023 - please note these placements are not suitable for engineering students!

You’ll love it because…

You have scientific curiosity, be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, have strong attention to detail and enjoy the challenge of delivering under pressure. You’ll get to make an impact like never before. The products you help us get out there will make people’s lives better. Our iconic brands will provide an incredible platform for you. And our dynamic, ownership-driven culture will help bring the very best out of you, every day.


In return Reckitt offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly global organisation.

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Competitive salary


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: October 31st, 2022
  • Starting: July 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • 12 months
  • Hull
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Biology
  • Biomedical
  • Chemistry

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