Year in Industry
Kickstart your career with a year at Centrica
Every year we recruit a number of ‘Year in Industry’ students to work in paid career development placements across our business.
Think it might be right for you? Don't just take our word for it. Take a look at the experiences of some of our previous students.
Lauren studied English Language and Linguistics at the University of Sheffield and she joined us for her year-long placement as a Graduate Team Administrator.
Following her placement year, she joined Centrica’s analyst graduate programme. Her first placement was in the Power Team as a business development analyst. During the graduate programme, Lauren experienced a wide breadth of roles in both upstream and downstream.
During her year in the graduate team, Lauren worked mainly in the recruitment area - liaising closely with the attraction manager to organise on-campus activities and the selection manager to arrange assessment events. She also spent time with the graduate development team which allowed her to gain an understanding of all the different graduate programmes. This helped her to decide which programme was right for her.
Despite moving into a completely different type of role, the skills Lauren developed during her placement year have already proved highly useful in her first analyst role.
Joe studied Economics Bsc Bristol University and he joined us for his year-long placement as a Project assistant in the health safety and environment team.
Joe's goal was to continue learning quickly and growing by taking on work that stretched him and to work in different markets and industries.
He recorded and uploaded environmental data for Centrica's UK offices, internal green communications, managing Centrica's network of Green Teams and assisted on many HSE projects.
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