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Student Work Placements

Here at John Deere, you are becoming an important part of our team right from the start. You will have the opportunity to gain first insights and experiences into a global operating company and lay a solid foundation for your career by making first contacts. Furthermore, work placements always enrich your CV. With a work placement at John Deere, you can combine theory and practice. While you are independently taking on tasks and working on own projects you can expand your professional and personal competencies. In addition, supervisors and colleagues will provide you with support and advice in the way you need it.

Discover a world of opportunities with the work placement and scholarship programme at John Deere.


Work Placements

For more than 20 years, John Deere has been offering work placements to sandwich course students. The programme runs every year and typically offers several places.


Successful candidates generally join the company for six months, gaining invaluable real-life experience in a modern company. Placements are available at various locations throughout Europe in diverse fields, including:


  • Sales and Marketing
  • Product support
  • Product testing and evaluation
  • Factory marketing
  • Pricing and Statistics
  • Advertising

And what about the John Deere scholarship?

The scholarship may be offered by John Deere is a bonus package that is awarded to the student that John Deere considers to have performed best during his/her work placement. If it is decided to award the scholarship, the selected student will receive:


  • A one-off payment of £1000 towards final year study costs
  • A guaranteed job offer following graduation
  • A payment of £2000 for three years at the end of each full year of employment following graduation to go towards payment of student debts
  • Final year thesis support

To apply for a student work placement, you can send your application, including your field of interest and the desired period, by post to:

John Deere Limited
Harby Road,
NG13 9HT

If you are interested or need more information about our exciting opportunities
get in touch with us today!