We’re always looking to welcome new talent into the Avon Protection family. If you want to play a part in saving lives, delivering value to our customers or creating the next generation of personal protection systems, we have the opportunities for you.

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Graduate Programme
Whatever your background, if you’re looking for a role post-University, our Graduate Programmes are designed to give you the experience and opportunities you need to help shape your career path. All our graduates undertake important roles with real responsibilities, and you’ll be supported by your managers and a mentor throughout the programme. Find out what some of our graduates got up to during their programme here.

Click here to view our Graduate Programmes.

Placement Years
Our annual student placement opportunities allow for those studying towards an Industrial Design / Product Design / Engineering degrees to take a year out after completion of their 2nd year of study to work as part of the Product Development team in our design and manufacturing facility in Melksham. Over the course of the year, you will collaborate with co-workers across the UK and America to bring new product ideas from concept to fruition. Working to allocated budgets and timelines, we ensure that you gain a first-hand experience of product development, human centred design, design validation testing and manufacturing as you work with specialist teams, both across the business and externally. With roles starting between July and August, applications for each year close in Spring.

Please contact earlycareers@avon-protection.com for further information.

Internships
Our internship opportunities empower you to work on meaningful projects depending on your area of interest, providing you with real-world experience and skills. Our intern programme is designed around you; while we often run throughout the summer months and are based at our Cadillac site, interns are welcomed to Avon Protection throughout the year and at various sites based on your needs.

To apply, please visit Handshake to view and apply for current internship opportunities, or discuss further with your University to reach out to us directly.

Apprenticeships
At Avon Protection, we offer apprenticeships to provide individuals the opportunity to grow, learn and develop with us while studying towards professionally accredited qualifications across all areas of the business. Based at our headquarters in Melksham, our focus is for you to gain experience and understanding by working on real-life projects in your chosen area. We aim to recruit in line with the academic year, however in some cases opportunities may be available outside of this time frame.

To find out more, please email earlycareers@avon-protection.com.

Work Experience
If you are an enthusiastic student looking for meaningful work experience in an engineering, science or commercial job role, we offer work experience at our headquarters in Melksham. As a work experience student, you will have the opportunity to get an exclusive tour of the facilities and learn about the job roles within your chosen department. Our work experience placements are a great place to start developing those employability skills.

Click here to download the Work Experience Form and find out more about these placements.