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Industrial Placement - HR

Who are we?

One of the world’s leading healthcare companies, GSK discovers, develops, manufactures and distributes life-saving vaccines, prescription medicines and consumer health products such as Sensodyne, Savlon and Panadol.

The size and scope of our organisation allows our people to answer some of the biggest questions facing everyone on the planet – questions about future healthcare needs and questions about building a responsive, innovative, global business to meet them – as well as questions about their own personal and professional growth.

What does a Human Resources industrial placement have to offer?

You’ll be able to use and develop your business skills in a busy HR environment, while seeing the workings of a diverse global organisation at first hand. We offer a wide variety of HR placements in graduate recruitment, leadership and organisational development, HR services, coaching and Viiv Healthcare – an independent company in which we partner with Pfizer to address the needs of those living with AIDS. There are also other placements supporting areas such as Consumer Healthcare, procurement, IT and global manufacturing and supply (GMS).

You can expect to gain a breadth of HR and business knowledge by experiencing core areas of our HR model. You'll be applying the skills you already have and developing ones you don't - such as communication, team-working, organisation and problem solving.

What’s in it for me?

A placement is a great chance to apply the skills you have learned at university in a ‘live’ role and learn new ones. The work will bring you into contact with people across the business, external organisations and the media, so you’ll be constantly developing your interpersonal skills. You’ll also build your organisational and problem-solving abilities.

What next?

Visit us online to find out more about our programmes, including a full list of requirements and how to apply.

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