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Student Experience

To all 2020 applicants,

We wanted to take the opportunity to update you on the Bentley Future Talent program. Due to business circumstances linked to COVID 19, we have made the very difficult decision to not move forward with Future Talent recruitment for 2020. We remain committed to providing the Future Talent scheme at an appropriate time in the future, providing updates through our careers site.

If you have had a placement confirmed, a member of the recruitment team will be in contact with you. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Should you have any questions, please contact your point of contact in the recruitment team or e mail contact.us@bentley.co.uk.

We would like to thank you for your ongoing support in these unprecedented times.
With Kind Regards,

The Recruitment Team at Bentley

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As a student, the world is out there, waiting for you. But it can be hard to know which direction to follow with so many interesting choices. To help you focus and understand the opportunities you could take, we run a one-year automotive placement programme designed to give you an insight into what working at Bentley is really like, and a stepping stone to your future career.

Our Undergraduate Placement Programme is designed for University students on courses that encourage you to spend 12 months in industry. Starting in August each year, a Bentley placement will get you involved in a mixture of on-the-job projects, workshops and team activities . We’ll help you develop your knowledge, technical and interpersonal skills over the year.and you can choose from a broad selection of areas within Bentley to get experience in a real business. It’s a great first step to starting a career at Bentley.

Our Bentley internship programme also offers work placements for three to nine months. It’s the perfect way to get a taste of how we work. On our automotive internship you’ll gain experience across all areas of the business on real projects. And once you’ve finished your studies, you may wish to return as a graduate to gain wider experience in departments which best match your skills and qualifications.


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We offer work experience to give 14-19-year old students a taste of what it’s like to work at Bentley. If you’re unsure about what sort of career you want, work experience is a great way to get a snapshot of what you might do in our Engineering, Manufacturing and Commercial departments. You’ll spend a week with us on your work experience seeing how we work, getting under the skin of your chosen area and getting an insight into the day-to-day running of our business.

Our Work Experience Programme is Accredited to Gold Standard by Fair Train. The Work Experience Quality Standard is a national accreditation which provides a framework for Bentley to work towards, ensuring the placements we offer are of a high quality.

Search for Work Experience oportunities here.

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