We believe that when people can be themselves at work we create a more inclusive and dynamic work environment where people are happier, more creative and more productive. Everyone has a responsibility to act, and to nurture respect and inclusion and to value the difference that people bring.
Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. We operate across a wide range of sectors including infrastructure, water, environment and buildings. Our diverse, talented and passionate people and our specialist combination of skills makes us unique. Our 27,000 strong team work all over the world.
Clients increasingly look to us to help them optimise their business plans and strategies and make best use of their assets and investments, in a sustainable and safe way. For example, we have been involved in all major rail programmes since the 1980s including the Jubilee Line Extension, West Coast Main Line, Thameslink, Crossrail, IEP, HS1, Northern Hub, HS2, and Euston Redevelopment; we work with Thames Water, Network Rail, Crossrail 2, Thames Tideway Tunnel, and Imperial College London to help them maximise the value of their assets and investments and we are making education more affordable, benefitting more than 10,000,000 children in the UK. These are a selection of just some of the initiatives we are working with our clients on, to help them achieve the best possible outcomes from their built and natural assets.
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Our vision has quickly become our passion; improving quality of life.
Through our passion, our people and the work we do with our clients, we have opportunities to shape the future of our world, every day. Guided by five core values, combined with five keystone behaviours, we are building a unique, One Arcadis culture.
People First – We care for each other and create a safe and respectful working environment where our people can grow, perform, and succeed.
Our equality diversity and inclusion programme is now transitioning to meet the continuing needs of Arcadis people and culture strategy.
We are passionate about recruiting diverse talent into our organization. Our primary aims are to provide an inclusive work environment, allowing people to be themselves at work, ensuring equality for our people at all stages of their careers and to support fair opportunity across our business.
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8-12 week placements working in Cost Consultancy, Project Management Engineering, Geotechnical, Building Surveying, environment and Management Consultancy.
Summer placements if in continued study often get offered a placement for the following year or if in the final year an invitation to graduate assessment day for the next round of recruitment.
Entry Requirements To apply for an industrial placement/summer internship you must be studying a relevant degree.
Years Outs (12 Month industrial placement)
Working in Cost Consultancy, Project Management, Engineering, Geotechnical, Building Surveying and Management Consultancy.
During your placement you will have the chance to work on live projects and gain a huge amount of valuable experience. The majority of year out placements go on to receive sponsorship along with a permanent offer for a graduate role.
We employ in between 30-40 apprentices each year in Arcadis and offer the following opportunities:
Engineering – Level 3.Level 6 Degree apprenticeship
Cost Consultancy – Quantity Surveying – Level 6 Degree apprenticeship
Project Management – Level 6 Degree apprenticeship
Building Surveying – Level 6 Degree apprenticeship
Open for applications – February – April each year.
Cost Consultancy, Programme & project management, Mechanical Engineering, Geotechnical, Management Consultancy, Engineering (Rail/highways/water), Environmental Consultancy, Electrical Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Building Surveying, and Transport Planning.
Entry Requirements: A relevant degree and in some instances MEng for the following roles:
All engineering roles, Geotechnical, Transport Planning, Evironmental Consulting. Check our website for job descriptions before applying.
For all other roles we will consider non-relevant degree backgrounds. Open for applications September – December each year.
Tips for applying
Be yourself! At Arcadis, we rely on a range of personalities, varied experiences and differing skills sets in order to enable us to engage with our clients and deliver solutions to their needs.
- Why Arcadis Consider and be prepared to discuss why you want to work for Arcadis and how working with us would be developmental for your career, also what can you bring to this role.
- Don’t be afraid to highlight your development areas Everyone has areas in which they wish to improve upon so being aware of them is important in understanding how you can continually improve yourself as well as playing to your individual strengths.
Be sure to tell us what we need to know
If you have extenuating circumstances then please tell us as much detail as possible as we don’t know if you don’t tell us, so this is really important. If you have extenuating circumstances then please tell us as much detail as possible as we don’t know if you don’t tell us, so this is really important.
Take a look at our Graduate Portal for further info www.arcadisukgrads.com
It's really important that you tell us what we need to know – If you have extenuating circumstances then please tell us as much detail as possible as we don’t know if you don’t tell us.
We're committed to diversity and inclusion, and here's how we offer support within the workplace on managing disability.
If you're offered a role in Arcadis, before starting work, employees are asked to complete a standard Equal Opportunities monitoring form in which we ask employees to disclose if they have a disability and to provide details. Our Human Resources team then support the employee by finding out if any reasonable adjustments are required, and put these in place as soon as possible (ideally before the new employee starts).
With the agreement of the employee they then inform their line manager of their condition so this can be discussed directly to see if any further necessary support or adjustments are required.
In case of emergency, and with the agreement of the employee, any relevant information will also be provided to office physical first aiders.
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