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The IPL Graduate Scheme

We pick the best

Each year we look to recruit a number of graduates to join our 2 year scheme that involves a series of placements across different areas of the organisation. The scale and diversity of IPL provides Graduates with the opportunity to hone new skills whilst discovering which area of the business is most suited to their career aspirations. Due to the success of our scheme in 2018, we will not be taking on graduates in 2019.

What our graduates have to say

The IPL Graduate Scheme allows you to immerse yourself in different departments within a 2 year period, allowing you to gain a breadth of experience in an amazing industry.

Precious Osemwengie, IPL Graduate

The two-year scheme has provided me with a range of unique and exciting opportunities which wouldn’t have been available elsewhere.

Taylor Hinchliffe, IPL Graduate

The challenge of the IPL Graduate Scheme is what I’ve enjoyed the most. The quick pace of the business means there is rarely time to sit and ponder but rather get stuck in and see what happens!

Mike Rudge, Specialist - Technologist

Working with different countries and time zones has challenged me and kept me on my toes, but that’s what gives me the buzz! I remember welcoming in the first shipment of US Iceberg Lettuce into Heathrow one Friday in January and realising the enormity of what we do here at IPL.

Peter Lawrie, Specialist - Buyer Edible Produce

A unique and exciting business

We are seeking team players who are innovative and forward thinking with a passion for business and inspiring others. We’re looking for adaptable individuals who will thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing environment and become our future leaders.

We’ll help you thrive

To support personal development, you will enrol on a leadership programme. This will enhance your people skills whilst also receiving training and gaining experience in a wide range of functions across our business such as commercial, buying, technical and operations. We also offer opportunities within our IT and Finance functions.

We've got so much to offer

We're offering a comprehensive, two-year Graduate Scheme that will allow you to gain experience in a range of functions and working environments. From working at our Head Office in West Yorkshire, to visiting one of our sites overseas and anything in between. The IPL Graduate Scheme will offer you a unique and diverse experience.

See the world

Not only do we have ten offices in the UK, IPL also operate in a number of overseas locations. There may be an opportunity for you to engage with our suppliers and growers around the globe.