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Design - Studio Modelling Undergraduate

Pulses racing. Spines tingling. Throughout our history, our iconic vehicles have delivered some of the most emotive driving experiences on the road. Today, with increasing demand and ever-growing ambition, we’re seeking the next generation of innovators who will capture the hearts and minds of customers in every corner of the world.

Our expanding undergraduate programmes reflect our commitment to finding and developing the future leaders of our business.

What to expect

Before any idea can become reality, our Studio Modelling team comprising of Visual Animation, Digital and Clay Modelling and our Model Operations team transform visions and concepts into feasible production vehicles.

As part of the Digital Modelling or Visual Animation teams you’ll use your design awareness to develop virtual model properties from design sketches or data and help devise the solutions to specific design problems. While those who join our Clay Modelling team will need good aesthetic judgement to develop 3D shapes for both interior and exterior design.

As part of the Model Operation team you’ll use your design awareness to develop physical model properties from using early design data and help devise the solutions to specific modelling problems.

These being Rapid Prototyping, CADCAM and mould making solutions enabling the production of world class model properties to support the design process.

Whichever team you join you’ll experience on-going support and opportunities to develop further skills and qualifications. All so you’re the one who is shaping the next generation of scintillating vehicles.

What you'll need

Excellence runs throughout our entire business. We expect you to be the same. So as well as being on course for a Design degree at 2:2 level or higher, you’ll need a clear understanding of practical automotive design, engineering and model development. To join our Digital Modelling team you’ll also need awareness of software tools and programs and excellent 3D spatial evaluation skills. To join the Clay Modelling team we’ll need to see evidence of your modelling skills.

Please be aware that our undergraduate placement opportunities are only open to penultimate year students (i.e. students who will be returning to their final year of study following their placement with us).

This placement will commence early April 2017 and complete late October 2017. You’ll need to be able to commit to the full duration of the placement.

Bring all this to the home of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, and we’ll make sure your hard work and contribution during your undergraduate placement is recognised and rewarded. During your 6-month Industrial Placement you’ll receive a competitive salary and holiday allowance. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place for ambitious undergraduates to start their journey.

Whatever your role, you’ll discover our dedication to developing excellence runs throughout the business. Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach to your work. And with ongoing support from industry-leading experts, you’ll quickly realise the schemes have been designed to be just as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

Duration – 6 months (April Start)


As you’d expect from one of the world’s most revered organisations, an outstanding range of rewards and benefits await those who have the vision and drive to continue our global success – including a competitive starting salary. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover an excellent place to start your journey and put your excellence in motion.

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