Early Careers

There has never been a more exciting time to join Bentley. We are transforming, reinventing every aspect of the business, to become a global leader in sustainable luxury mobility. We’re seeking fresh ideas, diverse perspectives, and innovators to join us on this pioneering journey

Based at Bentley’s headquarters in Crewe, you’ll work alongside industry-leading experts, take part in corporate social responsibility initiatives and grow your networks, equipping you with personal and professional training and development to accelerate your career.

Together, we can make a real difference.


    Bentley’s world-class apprenticeships offer a range of pathways across Manufacturing, Engineering, Business, Digital, Project Management and more. You’ll work towards an externally recognised qualification whilst developing your skills and experience with on-the-job training and experiences. Applications are welcomed from school or college leavers or those looking for a change of career. Applications for 2024 now closed. Click here to find out more.


    Over the course of two years, our graduate programme is designed to broaden your skill set, knowledge and networks, fully immersing you into Bentley life. You will learn your role in-depth and gain experience in how it interlinks with every function of the business. Alongside your new skills, your entrepreneurial spirit, curiosity and judgement will flourish.

    Applications for 2024 Graduate Roles are now closed. Click here to find out more. 


    During your 12-month placement, you will be empowered to take ownership and lead your own projects whilst developing your practical and academic skills. After your placement, there is the opportunity to be nominated for our Graduate Programme for the following year.

    Applications for the 2024 Industrial Placement Programme are now closed. Click here to find out more.


    During your week-long placement, you will gain invaluable experience and insight into one of the world’s leading luxury car brands. This is the perfect opportunity to discover potential career paths, develop employability skills and go behind the scenes at Bentley’s world-class campus; the UK’s first carbon-neutral luxury car factory. Applications for 2024 are now closed.


    In partnership with social mobility charity Speakers for Schools, our ‘Insight into Bentley’ virtual work experience programme is available to students aged 14-18 who are interested in careers in Digital, Business and Project Management, Engineering and Manufacturing. Pictured: Winner of the vWEX 3D Project Task


    We have partnered with 'START' to launch a Future Talent Programme with the aim of helping individuals understand our company and what it takes to secure employment with us. This programme is free and provides a range of practical tasks for you to complete to help you improve your skills and behaviours. Click here to find out more


We know that you may have lots of questions about our popular Early Careers programmes, so we've made this page with all of our frequently asked questions to provide the answers you need.