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2022 Summer Internship - Railway (Civil) Engineer Intern

Transport Planning/Construction/Geotechnical.

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Your Impact:

At Jacobs we’re Challenging Today, Reinventing Tomorrow. Our Interns are innovators, disruptors and passionate about taking on this challenge!

This is a 10 week summer internship starting Summer 2022.

"A company that's moving onwards and upwards"

We start the webinar with some fascinating facts about global engineering group, Jacobs. To watch the full Gradcracker/Jacobs webinar click here.

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. Providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction – and program - management. Our 52,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility. That’s because Jacobs is much more than a traditional engineering company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

About the opportunity:

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today. As a Civil or Railway Engineer Team Intern, you will too.  We provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most talented and passionate individuals out there to be our next generation.

Here's what you'll need:

  • Studying relevant engineering degree
  • Passion to work in the built environment or railway sector

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in new digital ways of working
  • Ability to travel to our project/offices in Milton Keynes or the Oxford-Cambridge Arc as required (able to discuss flexible working options)

You will join us in the summer period and join our community of interns under our programme called Jacobs Campus. This programme will allow you to work with a mentor who will work with you in identifying areas of learning so that when you leave you have a portfolio of learning experiences to refer to.

There will also be opportunities to network through your community and other networks across Jacobs in various experiences that will be on offer general aspirations as a recognised inclusive and diverse employer. We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career.

The Essentials

Jacobs require innovation, whether that be technology enabled or not, it requires us to use our ‘Essential Skills’ as well as our technical skills and experiences to positively disrupt and innovate. It will be our Curiosity, Innovative thinking and Adaptability that allows us to embrace change, it will be our Empathy and Listening capability that allow us to truly understand our client’s requirements.

As we learn to automate some of the activities it will be these ‘Essentials’ that will allow us to offer competitive advantage over our clients and prepare us for the future. We believe that ‘The Essentials’ are the foundation for all of us, to equip us with not just the human skills that allow us to embrace change and bring world class innovation to our clients but also that allow us to explore and shape diverse and creative career opportunities in Jacobs.

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements Chartership progression that will provide both the technical skills, behavioural competencies and business acumen you require to create your future.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary
  • All grades
  • 10 weeks
  • London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Civil
  • Construction
  • Geotechnical
  • Transport Planning

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