Application Process

The Arcadis family is growing quickly and has recently acquired some new operating companies, so it's an exciting time to join us!

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In general, our application process follows these steps:

  1. Application and CV Submission - Prior to applying make sure you do your research into the company and the industry, to give yourself the best chance of securing a place. Start by completing a short application and submit your CV. You will be able to select the programme that is of interest and your preferred location.
  2. Game Based Assessment - We assess candidates' suitability to our vacancies using a behaviour-based assessment that is enhanced using game technology. This is an all-in-one solution that measures personality & cognitive ability. The assessment lasts approximately 40 minutes and differs from a more traditional psychometric or aptitude assessment. Using this type of psychometric tool ensures that no individual is at a disadvantage by taking the assessment regardless of their education and/or previous life experiences.
    The assessment comprises of a number of simple mini neuroscience tasks which analyse the way in which you approach different situations. Previous gaming experience will not positively or negatively impact the candidate's likelihood to progress to the next stage of the process.
  3. Assessment Centre - Our trained Assessors and Recruitment team will ensure the experience is as pleasant as possible during your virtual or physical assessment.
    Assessments consist of 2 exercises, a group exercise lasting up to 2 hours and a capability scenario exercise that assesses your skills and knowledge specific to the programme you have applied to. During your Assessment you will also have the opportunity to network with our Graduates.
    Don’t forget the assessment day is a two-way process, it’s about providing you with as much information as possible to allow you to evaluate our environment, our people and culture, As well as us assessing your suitability for the opportunity you have applied for. Remember we want you to be ‘Yourself’.
  4. Final Interview - The final interview is made up of two parts an Interview which assesses your competencies, behaviours, and suitability for the chosen programme or position. The second part of the interview focuses on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our industry and Arcadis, which you will be able to prepare for prior to the interview.
    If you would like to join Arcadis, they'd love to hear from you.
    We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.

Please note: Your candidate profile will remain active in our system for a minimum of 3 years following the date of your most recent activity. All résumés received by Arcadis are considered confidential and are evaluated only by Human Resources and the hiring team seeking candidates for that position.