Work Placement / Internship

Information Technology Year Placement 2022

Newcastle and Weybridge, Surrey. Multiple vacancies.

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P&G IT deliver technical innovations that drive and accelerate our growth and further cement our renowned status as the world's largest consumer goods firm. The experience will provide you with the fundamentals for a career in the technology and Data & Analytics sector and will provide profound benefits to business areas across P&G.

During your12 month placement in the Information Technology organisation, you are part of one of the most advanced global IT and shared Services organisations in the world. You will transform the way business is done through technology and innovation every single day. 

The placement will commence in July2022. We have opportunities in Newcastle, Reading and Greater London (Weybridge or West Thurrock).

Internships at P&G UK

Interns from across our functions talk about the level of responsibility, the projects they got to work on and their personal highlights.

Placement Area Opportunities

Development Management Placement:

As a Development Manager, you will lead the development of a new or enhanced IT solution. You will be expected to understand business, user and solution requirements, work with colleagues and customers to validate your understanding and deliver your own code and/or configurations, as well as lead others involved in your project. In addition, we will look for you to make recommendations to drive User Experience and contribute to the overall application quality via unit and integration testing and defect resolution. You will be supported with the necessary trainings in the end to end business process and coding languages you will use in order to be successful.

Callum:"I’m working in GlobalConsumerRelations, primarily focusing on developing our tool ‘Zen’ which is used to automatically remove sensitive data from our support channels (such as e-mail/chat/social media) so that the company can comply with an EU law protecting individual’s data privacy (GDPR)."

Technology Project Manager Placement:

As a Technology Project Manager you will develop the project plan, lead the execution of project delivery, including measurement of progress vs schedule, project success criteria, risk management, communication and problem solving for issues that occur. You will need to understand and balance between costs and benefits when reviewing options and making recommendations. During your time, you will get the opportunity to build expertise in the IT domain of the project and establish a network across the globe. 

Puneet: "I’m working in mobility, to look at the discovery work for automating activation of roaming packs so we can reduce roaming cost around the globe, also looking at e-sim as new technology for P&G and its potential benefits that can be bought to the company." 

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What we look for

  • University students currently in their penultimate or final year of study or those recently graduated.
  • Interest in IT – Whilst we encourage students to apply who study a degree which involves Computer Science, we also encourage applications from applicants who have a real interest in pursuing a career in IT. 
  • Evidence of passion and achievements in academic and/or non-academic activities.
  • Strong English verbal and writing skills.

What we offer you:  

  • Responsibilities as of Day 1 – you will feel the ownership of your project from the beginning, and you will be given specific projects and responsibilities from a team that includes senior management and experience the impact you can have in our business early on
  • Technical focus – you will have the opportunity to put your technical skills to work on intellectually challenging problems
    Continuous coaching – you will work with passionate people and receive both formal training as well as day-to-day mentoring from your manager, enabling you to grow in a multifunctional, diverse environment and developing your talents and ideas
  • Dynamic and respectful work environment – employees are at the core, we value every individual and encourage initiatives, promoting agility and work/life balance
  • Team working – you will improve your team working and management skills through practical experience and interactive training courses
  • Benefits - we offer an attractive remuneration package on top of a great learning experience, and successful interns have potential to receive a Job Offer after they graduate
  • Business Travel – opportunities to travel globally to successfully deliver project requirements

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 2nd, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • Weybridge, Surrey and Newcastle
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Naval Architecture
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development

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