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Industrial Placement Business

Internship in Newbury, United Kingdom

Degree level


Job function

Business development

Required language

English (Fluent)

Work experience

0 to 1 years

Start date

1 July 2020

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The Business Explore Internship Programme has a core focus on our world class B2B sales organisation. Whether it be leading on solutions relating to the Internet of Things, Cloud and Security services, Connectivity, Unified Communications, or indeed Global Carrier Services, you learn from and work with sales teams who are force to be reckoned with and bring our total communications portfolio springing into life. They are the reason our business customers can expect to succeed in the digital world.

Our Industrial Placement Students will join into various opportunities across our B2B business and be able to learn about the delivery of a world class sales experience to our business customers. The potential to join our Business Discover Graduate Scheme in the UK is a very real possibility following your placement year.

What’s in it for you

  • Working for a world leader in total communications that connects people places and things, improves lives through social inclusion and is striving to halve our environmental impact                  
  • Flexible working and fast paced environment
  • World-class mentorship from global thought-leaders
  • Having business exposure and accountability from day one
  • Being part of a large community of Explore Interns

What to expect

  • Opportunity to gain exposure to the exciting world of B2B sales as well as building your understanding of the digital world
  • Constant feedback and opportunities to push your boundaries
  • Investment in your digital, sales & professional development
  • The chance to learn from industry leading sales professionals and to explore whether a career path in sales is your calling.

What we’re looking for

  • To apply, you must be in your 2nd year of a 3 year programme or 3rd year of a 4 year programme and be able to take on a full 12 month placement in this coming summer.
  • Proficient in English
  • International mind-set and interest in global business
  • Demonstrate creativity, resilience and adaptability
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and hunger for development
  • Customer focused and commercial savviness
  • Curiosity and passion for technology, how things work and the future of digital
  • Strong academic performance
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We’ve come a long way since making the first ever mobile call in the UK in 1985. Today we are the world’s 2nd biggest network operator and our purpose is to empower everybody to be confidently connected. This includes both our 450 million customers in over 65 countries and our 100,000 employees. Here at Vodafone, we don’t just produce innovative...

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What employees are saying

Alexandra Lannou

Commercial Marketing stream graduate

Alexandra Lannou

I’m partway through the grad scheme at the moment – working in Marketing Comms right now after a stint in the Business Process team. I’ve learnt an incredible amount already, including the fact that when times are tough, the support is there for you.
Learning curve
Like every grad...

Sergio Coppola

Technology stream graduate

Sergio Coppola

Warm welcome
My passion is technology, so the graduate scheme was an
amazing opportunity for someone like me – the chance
to work with the best technology in the field, basically.
When I came for the interview, the whole experience was
so welcoming that any worries I had about fitting in with