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The right place to build a successful career

What do you aspire to achieve?

Join our graduate development programme and you’ll get opportunities to work on some of the world’s most exciting projects and learn from our talented people. We’ll help you go far.

About the programme

Our graduate development programme is a three-year programme designed to provide you with professional skills and specialist technical development opportunities.

Explore and develop your skills in three key business areas: expertise, people, and operational excellence.

Find out what our grads have to say about us on The Job Crowd.

Real on-the-job experience

You’ll work on real engineering projects and, with the support of line managers and mentors, you'll be empowered to make a valuable contribution from the get-go.

Mentoring and networking

You’ll be assigned a technical mentor as part of our commitment to getting you professionally qualified. There’s a dedicated online forum too for you to network and share knowledge with your fellow graduates.

Training modules

Technical, business and personal skills courses will be available for you to boost your development and enhance your personal and professional skills throughout the graduate programme.

Professional qualifications

You'll be encouraged to push yourself and gain experience and professional qualifications. We'll support your accreditation through schemes at ICE, IStructE, IET, CIBSE, IMechE, IChemE, TPS, CIWEM or RICS, as well as through other routes.

Our university

Develop yourself personally and professionally at our dedicated WSP University. Choose from a wide variety of courses delivered through a range of training methods to suit you.

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Interview advice

How to apply

The application process is really easy, just submit your CV and a cover letter to the relevant link below:

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If you’re successful, we’ll contact you to arrange a telephone or video interview. The next stage will be an assessment centre where you’ll have the chance to meet people from the business and talk to us about your preferred office location and discipline team. Finally you'll be invited to a more local interview with the team you'd be working with. It’s important to us that all our graduates feel passionate and excited about the roles they do, so we’ll always do what we can to match you to a role that’s best for you.

Site visits and on-the-job training

Connect with colleagues through our Professional Growth Network

Informal events with senior leadership

Interactive graduate training sessions

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