Early careers

Kickstart your career at Ricardo

Offering meaningful work that will challenge you, and the chance to work alongside world-class experts, we also champion on-going learning, supporting many of our employees through further qualifications and continuous professional development.

Inspiring opportunities for young professionals

Put into practice your expertise 



This is an excellent opportunity to apply the theory of your studies to real world challenges.

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If you are someone who wants to embark on an exciting career early, then our Ricardo apprentice schemes may be a great option for you.



We welcome graduates who are ambitious, love problem-solving and want to work in a dynamic cross-functional team.

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Life at Ricardo

We are a purpose-driven organisation with a deep-held passion and commitment to creating a safe and sustainable world. 

Diversity and inclusion

Our goal at Ricardo is to be a diverse, equitable and inclusive employer. Having and reflecting different perspectives makes us better as an organisation.

Learning and development

Development and growth are at the core of making us a great place to work.

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Early careers

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