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Summer Interns - Specialist & Scientist 2022

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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.

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.

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 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. 

Job Description

During your Internship you’ll be working within one of our Environment or Specialists Consultancy businesses.  Supporting one of our teams of consultants working on a range of environmental projects in either Water, Energy, Environment, Safety & Industry (WEESI) business. This includes major infrastructure, heavy industry and urban regeneration projects that will expose you to a variety of challenging projects and technical specialists across the WEESI business.

As part of this, you’ll support in the delivery of project-related tasks to meet budget, timeframe and quality targets as well as working as part of wider project teams undertaking environmental desk studies, site surveys and assisting with the delivery of technical assessments and reports.  

Qualifications

Requirements

  • To be considered for this opportunity you will currently be undertaking a degree in one of the following disciplines: 
    MSC or BSc in Safety, Environmental Science, Sustainability, similar, Geosciences, Geology, Physical Geography & Civil engineer
  • And should be on target for at least a 2.1 

We need a mix of perspectives and skills, and we are looking out for people who:

  • Possess a growth mindset
  • Confident and able to influence others
  • Resilient & Problem Solving
  • Innovative and creative
  • Agile thinkers
  • Those who share our passion to ‘improve quality of life’.
  • Keen to learn and develop further skills
  • Excited about being part of a new programme

Selection Process

There is a two-step process for our early years programmes for candidates who meet our screening criteria:

  • an online behavioural based assessment
  • an assessment day (currently virtual)

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 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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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Summer
  • London, Birmingham, Glasgow and Bristol
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Environmental Science
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Geotechnical
  • Physics
  • Structural

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