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Graduate Development Programmes

Pioneer new solutions. Stretch your skills like never before. And embark on a path to long-term career success. A graduate career with Rolls-Royce can give you a wealth of challenges and opportunities that you can transform into incredible achievements. Not least because we deliver engineering excellence to customers in over 150 countries, across diverse sectors spanning civil and defence aerospace, marine and nuclear.

Our graduate development programmes span a wide range of business areas including Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Commercial, Customer Management and Services, Health and Safety, HR, Operations Management, Project Management, Purchasing, and Supply Chain Management.

Wherever you join us, you can expect plenty of scope to share your ideas, to suggest even better ways of doing things and to make a direct contribution to our reputation for excellence. You’ll be working alongside and learning from the best in the business, making this a fantastic platform from which to grow your career. Our programmes will see you undertaking different placements – it’s a great way to get to know our business as you explore your strengths and interests.

All of our programmes have been designed to empower you to a make a difference to live projects and to become an expert in your field.

What you’ll need

In terms of your academic background, you’ll either have or be on course for a 2:1 degree in a relevant subject, or an equivalent qualification. For our engineering programmes, you should be studying at Master’s degree level. Inquisitive and resourceful, you’ll be overflowing with ideas about how we can do things even better.

What you’ll get

  • A competitive salary – £28,000 + £2,000 joining bonus
  • The chance to work towards professional membership of relevant bodies 
  • Bonus schemes
  • Financial assistance for additional study
  • A competitive pension
  • Leisure facilities and numerous sports societies

Who we are

Our high-performance, integrated power solutions are at the cutting edge of technology. From powering huge commercial vessels to nuclear submarines, supersonic fighter jets to highly efficient passenger planes, or rail locomotives to luxury yachts, we go above and beyond to create better. And it’s all thanks to our people. Whether they work in engineering or finance, manufacturing or project management, our 50,000-strong team work together to deliver excellence in the air, on land and at sea – to customers in 150 nations around the world.

Create │ Better

Trusted to deliver excellence.

We recruit, select and develop our people on merit, irrespective of their race, colour, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other characteristic.

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