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
  • Automotive
  • Electronic
  • Software
  • Hardware
  • Manufacturing​

Successful candidates will have a minimum 2:1 degree and ideally a PhD, 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.

** Automotive Graduate Recruitment for our Autumn 2019 intake has now closed **

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


Click here for a list of technical areas

Click here for testimonials from our young professionals

Graduate Open Days

We host our graduate open days in November - exact dates and locations are to yet be confirmed. 

For more information and to register your interest click here.