Ricardo Automotive Graduate Academy

Ricardo Automotive Graduate Academy

To meet the world’s increasing requirement for innovative technological and engineering solutions, Ricardo is looking to recruit highly qualified graduates from the following engineering disciplines:

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Electronics
  • Automotive
  • Mechatronics
  • Manufacturing
  • Software related 

Successful candidates will have a minimum 2:1 degree and ideally a MSc, MEng or BEng to work as part of a multinational and multidisciplined team. We are looking to recruit self-motivated engineers with a strong desire to work within the automotive industry demonstrated through workplace experience or outside interests. 

We will also consider candidates who have undertaken relevant work experience and are particularly interested in those who have a second European language. Evidence of interest in the following would be an advantage: Motorsport, restoration projects, formula student.

What applicants say about the process

As part of our team, we can offer you:

  • 24-month graduate programme
  • Job rotations into different engineering departments every 6 months
  • Opportunities for international rotations
  • Mentor and financial support to achieve Chartered Engineer status
  • Salary reviews every 6 months for the duration of the scheme
  • Qualified science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Ambassador status


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Graduate Open Days

We are hosting our next open day in Autumn 2020 - exact dates and locations are to yet be confirmed. 

If you have any questions regarding our graduate programme, please email [email protected] or fill out our form at the bottom of the page. 

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