Be Our Next

Graduates 

Our graduate programme is open to anyone who has recently completed a degree or masters/PgDip qualification.

The programme is a two year structured programme and is open to a variety of disciplines. As well as the formalised training, graduates will develop their technical knowledge by gaining exposure to real project challenges and learning from the experts first hand.

Our graduate programme offers the right balance of training and on the job learning to support your transition to becoming an accomplished professional. Graduates will take responsibility and accountability for their careers, while we offer the guidance and support to help you reach your goals. We will support your route to chartership and give you the opportunity to develop different skill sets outside of your specialism.

To apply for a place you must possess/be on track for at least a 2.1 in a related degree and/or relevant masters/PgDip qualification.

Internships 

We offer a wide range of internship opportunities for undergraduate students in a variety of disciplines. Internships are a fantastic way to apply your academic knowledge in a real working environment and get a genuine feel for of the industry.

An internship opens your eyes to the broader range of opportunities available and allows you to discover which areas you are more interested in.

Our internships are designed to give you an insight into a live project environment, with exposure to different tasks and responsibilities to develop key skills which you can implement in your future learning and working career.

The duration of our internships typically range from six to twelve weeks and are available to all undergraduate students, in any year of study, with a relevant degree.

Why Bouygues UK?

We are a global business that operates in many sectors. We are at the forefront of new technology and engineering innovation. This means the breadth of experience and technical expertise you will be exposed to is second to none.

If you join one of our next generation programmes you can expect:

  • One of the most competitive starting salaries in the construction industry
  • A discretionary bonus scheme
  • A blend of structured training and hands-on experience
  • Extensive development programme to help you fulfil your ambitions
  • The opportunity to work on ambitious and complex projects alongside industry leading experts
  • Support with chartership
  • UK and worldwide opportunities
  • Opportunities to network with senior managers and board members
  • Access to a strong next generation support network to share experience and offer advice
  • A designated line manager to support all aspects of your development
  • Volunteering opportunities.

Our next generation programmes

There are different pathways within our next generation programmes, but the principle of each programme is the same – to develop the skills and technical capability of our next generation workforce through structured training, project exposure, networking opportunities and guidance.

Through a carefully considered blend of soft skills, technical training and hands on experience in a specific role, our next generation programmes will enable you to realise your ambitions.

Our programmes have been designed to equip and empower, enabling our new wave of talent to:

  • Gain genuine experience of a live project with a talented team of specialists
  • Become chartered in your chosen field, including ICE, CIOB and RICS
  • Cultivate successful working relationships to ensure productive business outcomes
  • Operate confidently in a broad range of commercial environments with substantial responsibility
  • Effectively plan, monitor and execute projects
  • Develop wider skills outside of your day to day role
  • Realise your ambitions.

The application process 

Graduates

  • Apply online via Gradcracker by submitting an up-to-date CV and cover letter
  • If your application is successful you will be invited to a telephone interview, giving you the opportunity to talk about your application in further detail and your motivation for the role
  • If this is successful you will be asked to complete some online psychometric tests
  • You will then be invited to attend one of our assessment centres
  • If you perform well in the assessment, we will invite you for a final stage interview with your potential line manager, which will also provide you with an opportunity to meet the team and find out more about your role and responsibilities
  • If the final interview goes well we will make you a formal offer to join us.

Interns

If you are applying for an internship or an industrial placement, the process consists of three main stages:

  • Apply online via Gradcracker by submitting an up-to-date CV and cover letter
  • If your application is successful you will be invited to a telephone interview, giving you the opportunity to talk about your application in further detail and your motivation for the role
  • If successful you be invited for a final stage interview face-to-face
  • If the final interview goes well we will make you a formal offer to join us.