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Industrial Placements

1 Year Placements

If you are looking to complete your placement year as part of your sandwich degree we have a number of options available. These are usually advertised around September however for more information get in touch.

Work experience
Work Experience

Learn on the job

We love to support work experience in Head Office where we can, and can offer unpaid work experience for up to 2 weeks in a variety of Head Office roles. Unfortunately we can't offer work experience currently within our stores.

learn while you earn
Apprenticeships

Learn while you earn

Lots of people may assume apprenticeships are what you do when you don’t have the qualifications needed for university – not true! We are an employer provider and can offer our own apprenticeship programmes.

Thanks for having us @nottstrentuni we had a great day meeting all the amazing students!πŸ‘©πŸΌβ€πŸŽ“πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸŽ“#fashion #RIcareers #graduates #placements ...

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As part of National Apprenticeship Week, we have our apprentices learning new skills and supporting their local community in a @redcrossretail charity shop. This is Ashleigh sorting through the generous donations πŸ‘Œ #ricareers #nationalapprenticeshipweek #apprenticeships #apprentice #development #apprenticeship ...

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Fab day at @fashionretailacademy doing Buying and Merchandising masterclasses with all the lovely degree students πŸŽ“πŸ™Œ #RIcareers #fashion #buying #merchandising #apprenticeship ...

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We had a great day meeting and presenting to all the amazing @unicreativearts students today! πŸ™ŒπŸŽ“ #apprenticeship ...

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Come and see us for a TREAT at Manchester Met today! πŸŽƒ πŸ‘» 🍭 πŸŽ“ #RIcareers #graduates #fashionretail ...

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Say hello to this lovely lot πŸ‘‹ They are studying for their Level 3 Retail Team Leader Apprenticeship, which is equivalent to 2 a'levels. Congratulations guys, you're gonna smash it! πŸ‘ŠπŸ’₯πŸ”₯ #apprentices #apprenticeship #RIcareers ...

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