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How do WPP's Marketing Fellowships work?
WPP's Marketing Fellowships is an annual programme, with a single intake, for graduates and MBAs respectively. The Fellowships comprise three one-year multi-disciplinary rotations around our companies. Visit our Careers section for further details.

Does WPP offer work placements?
WPP the parent company does not offer work placements as it is a small and largely administrative office only. If you are looking for placements in our advertising and marketing companies, please contact the companies directly using our Company Directory.

Who do I contact at WPP about procurement?
WPP's worldwide procurement team works with our companies to promote procurement at the aggregate WPP level and effectively manage value, risk, cost and cash. You can reach us through our online web form.

What does 'WPP' stand for?
'WPP' stems from 'Wire and Plastic Products', a UK manufacturer of wire baskets, which became the 'foundation' company in which Sir Martin Sorrell invested following his search for a public entity through which to build a worldwide marketing services company.

How did WPP start?
Established as a marketing services group in 1986, WPP constructed its offer originally based on 'below-the-line' marketing services capabilities in the UK and US. Since then, WPP has grown to become one of the world's leading advertising and marketing services groups.

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