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The Ricardo Graduate Academy

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Graduate Recruitment - Ricardo plc

Welcome to the Ricardo Graduate website.  If you have already visited our main website at you will know that we are a leading powertrain and vehicle engineering technology provider and strategic consultant to the world’s automotive companies and clean energy sector.  Our greatest asset is our people and of our 1700 staff, more than half are highly qualified graduate engineers.  Our graduates are the future of our business.

This site is designed specifically for first and second degree students nearing the end of their studies, as well as those seeking employment during the summer vacation or year-out placements.

We recruit graduates for all our UK divisions and for Ricardo GmbH in Germany  from the following disciplines:

Mechanical engineering
Electronic engineering
Automotive engineering
Software engineering

We actively look for the RIGHT graduate for Ricardo and that person could be you.  So why not spend a few moments looking through our website to discover what we can offer you.

This site also offers you the opportunity to apply for our vacancies, talk to our existing graduates, or simply look around the site and our facilities.  Look at our page of links to professional institutions and see how Ricardo works hand-in-hand to develop the most professional engineers in the world.  Whatever you choose to do - enjoy your visit!!

Dave Shemmans - Chief Executive Officer, Ricardo Plc  Mission Statement

Here at Ricardo, we value the importance of recruiting the right graduate.  We have, over the years, developed strong links with universities and professional institutes to ensure our engineers are among the best in the world.  Many engineers have been involved in the technology you and I drive today, and over the years have introduced new concepts of engineering that we take for granted.  All the Directors, without exception, are committed to graduate recruitment and development and it therefore gives me great pleasure in giving you the opportunity to be part of tomorrow's technology.

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