Whether pursuing a career as a Powertrain Engineer, Electronic Software Developer or a role that supports the organisation in its continued pursuit of excellence, our graduate programme is focused on developing the next generation engineering excellence. Our people are at the heart of all of our achievements and Cosworth’s culture reflects the nature of collaboration and support that has led to our success for over 60 years.


Cosworth have a proud a history of developing breakthrough Powertrain and Electronics technologies. Technologies like the first paddle-shift gearbox, laser ride height, innovative combustion technology and some of the world’s most powerful, yet efficient road car engines. At the heart of it all, are our people. People like you.

We are the world’s most successful independent engine manufacturer and our electronics are the data and connectivity behind some of the world’s most prestigious racing series. But, as proud as we are of our achievements, our focus is on the future.

Today we are a leading automotive tech company, fully immersed in the world of future technologies, developing innovative solutions for some of the world’s leading automotive brands and bridging the gap between the present day and future of mobility. As we move towards a future of electrification and automation, we’re harnessing our decades of experience of performance, light weighting and cooling, along with data ecosystems and hardware to develop the future of mobility for the masses.

We offer graduate places to the brightest minds, providing a unique opportunity to kick-start your career working on innovative and game-changing technologies as part of the next chapter in Cosworth’s rich history.


Our recruitment process starts in the spring of each year. It is primarily focused on targeting individuals who have, or expect to gain a good class degree (2.1 or above) in a relevant engineering subject.

We’re looking for talent and a fit with the Cosworth can-do culture. Our graduate interviews are mainly technical in nature, with a small panel of two Senior Engineers, creating a collaborative environment in which we can explore your key strengths and you can learn about life at Cosworth.

If you’re interested in being considered for a role in the Cosworth family, please review our current opportunities and express your interest by applying online.

To apply for a graduate position at Cosworth, please click here to review our open vacancies on our current opportunities page.

We’re on the search for the brightest minds that can solve problems and up for a challenge, but as a minimum:

  • 2.1 degree or above in a relevant subject
  • Good understanding of the principles of the internal combustion engine
  • Able to interpret technical information to generate a logical series of engineering actions
  • An understanding of commercial and manufacturing implications of engineering
  • Effective technical verbal and written communications, both internally and externally
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Able to organise own workload effectively
  • A commitment to improving skills through learning
  • A passion for finding solutions to complex engineering challenges