Placement / Internship

Surveying Placement Scheme 2023

Infrastructure/Civil/Quantity Surveying/Building.

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Making big things happen

We are Atkins

With us, there's always something interesting for you to get involved in.

Are you ready to be part of a well-respected team with a solid reputation in the design, engineering and project management industry? Join our Placement Scheme where you'll gain exposure to complex work, receiving all levels of support from line managers to senior leaders.

While you grow in areas that excite you, we also encourage you to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you.

Speak to us about how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and how we're Disability Confident and an Inclusive Employer.

With Atkins, you'll be in great company.

Your role

Join us as a Surveying placement student and enjoy exposure to a wide variety of industries, clients and projects. We design with people in mind. And we’ve designed our placement opportunities to provide you with unique experiences as you play your part in all kinds of challenging projects.

This includes adding value to our clients’ construction journey through expert cost advice and construction technical knowledge, providing clients with strategic cost advice at project conception, or providing party wall, dilapidations and technical due diligence services. And while you're shaping a safer, happier, more sustainable world, we’ll support you with your development.

Where you could work

As a placement student, you could find yourself in one of the following business areas:

Faithful+Gould
Join the team that delivers project and programme management consultancy across the world. We build strong relationships by understanding the challenges our clients face, sharing their vision and helping them transform potential into reality.

Our cutting-edge independent advice and guidance enables our clients to turn bold ideas into reality and deliver their most important projects and programmes. Y

ou could work on large prestigious infrastructure projects with clients including TfL, Gatwick Airport and Thames Water, or focus on public building projects ranging from a primary school extension to a medieval fortress. We'll trust you to own your projects while supporting you to develop your skills and confidence.

Our teams:
Building Surveying
Industrial placement locations: Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Cambridge, Leeds, London, Nottingham, Tunbridge Wells, Swansea
Summer placement locations: London

Quantity Surveying
Industrial placement locations: Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Leeds, Swansea
Summer placement locations: Belfast, London

Atkins – Infrastructure
Welcome to the team that's shaping smarter, healthier and more sustainable places and spaces. Whether designing/project managing iconic buildings or maintaining property portfolios, our pride and passion is in offering intelligent, sustainable solutions and unrivalled expertise.

We design with people in mind. Undertaking building and site surveys, you’ll get the opportunity to develop your CAD skills preparing specific project specifications and design drawings.

Our teams:
Building surveying
Industrial placement locations: Bristol, Epsom, London

Find out more about Infrastructure teams and locations.

About you

We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Different views and opinions enhance our ability to provide value-added performance and better services for our clients. That’s why we believe different, makes a difference.

Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring.

Our placement scheme has been designed to give you an insight into what it’s like to work with us and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie.

Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development within your chosen role, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. Whichever path you take, your future starts here.

What you’ll need?

  • An understanding of the consultancy environment
  • To embrace equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
  • A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
  • Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
  • To be comfortable embracing agile ways of working and learning new technologies

Meeting your needs

We aim to promote a workplace which allows our people to perform at their best. So, as well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives in place to create a healthy workplace and support your well-being to include:

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
  • Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development, as well as contributing to the development of policies and working practices

In addition to the above, our top performing placement students (who’ve completed at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme.

How do I apply?

Please click "Apply online now" below to register your details and start your application journey. 

As a Disability Confident Employer, we’re able to support you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially on placements@atkinsglobal.com.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Today
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £21,255 - £24,856 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above (expected)
  • 8 weeks -12 months
  • Belfast, Bristol, Cardiff, Cambridge, Leeds, London, Nottingham, Tunbridge Wells, Swansea and Epsom
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Building Surveying
  • Civil
  • Infrastructure
  • Quantity Surveying

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