Work Placement / Internship

Summer Intern Management Consultants - 2022

Various UK locations. Multiple vacancies. Open to all STEM.

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Be challenged, be supported

At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what’s most important. Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you’ll see it’s about human stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we’re focused on making an impact where it matters most – and improving quality of life.

Arcadis - in our own words

Arcadis has been named by the Sunday Times as one of the UK’s Top 25 Big Companies to work for.

It’s a big challenge.   And why we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future. People who seize the experiences available to transform their world – and the world around them.

It’s a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It’s how we’ll find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges. And how we’ll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.

That’s why we need people who can understand and appreciate how they fit into the bigger picture. We’re looking for talented individuals who take inspiration from everywhere - every person and every interaction. 

We want people who treat every moment as an opportunity to learn.

So, if you’re looking to build a career that can transform your world, Arcadis is the perfect place for you. 

Job Description

Undertaking our Summer Intern Management Consulting programme at Arcadis will provide an opportunity to support the development and delivery of best in class built and natural asset consulting solutions. The role sits within the growing and dynamic Business Advisory team and as an Arcadis Management Consultant, you will be focused on helping our clients solve their most pressing issues and maximise value through improved business performance. A successful candidate will bring a creative and intelligent approach to solution creation, design and delivery.

The programme will also enable the candidate to develop core consulting techniques and tools that can be applied whilst working with our UK and global clients. Whilst working as a Summer Intern Consultant there will be active encouragement to experience the full variety of Sectors and Service Lines to understand the what we can offer our clients and ensure that you gain a clear understanding of a career in management consulting. Finally, we believe the variety and quality of project work, personal development opportunities and social events will ensure you enjoy your year with us.

The role will bring responsibility to the successful candidates from the very beginning with a chance to work directly with clients from your first week. There are no set day-to-day responsibilities due to the flexible nature of responding to our client’s needs across the variety of Sectors and Service Lines we operate in.

However, a good Summer Intern Management Consultant would typically:

  • Act as a stream resource on projects to support the successful delivery of specific outputs individually or as part of a team.
  • Develop a good understanding of client issues and be able to contribute to all aspects of project delivery.
  • Use innovation and creativity to deliver solutions which create positive outcomes for clients.
  • Proactively seek personal development opportunities by immersing themselves in the extensive learning opportunities from each commission and internal training resources.
  • Contribute to internal, non-client facing activities within the Business Transformation team and throughout Arcadis.
  • Develop a professional network throughout the business to utilise the wealth of knowledge, expertise and best practice consulting techniques helping deliver informed solutions to our clients
  • Support and deliver workshops/internal meetings to help our community grow and develop.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • Studying a BSc/BA/MSc Degree in a relevant STEM subject
  • Possess a growth mindset
  • Confident and able to influence others
  • Resilient
  • Innovative and creative
  • Agile thinkers
  • Those who share our passion to ‘improve quality of life’.
  • Keen to learn and develop further skills
  • Effective research, data gathering, and analysis skills. 
  • IT competent (including MS Excel). 

Why Arcadis?

At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a ‘people first’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions. Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

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.

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