graduate scheme
Expires25 days

Graduate Specialists and Scientists Programme

Job description

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.

About the programme

During this three-year graduate programme you’ll be working within one of our environment or engineering consultancy businesses. You’ll also develop core consulting techniques and tools to apply whilst working with our clients in the UK.

We’ll actively encourage you to experience the variety of services we offer to develop a true understanding about what we can offer our clients. Working in teams of consultants you’ll be expected to own deliverables, liaise with clients, contribute and enhance your skillset.

You’ll also be required to work on a range of environmental projects with extended periods rotated across our 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 assist 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.


Not only will you receive professional supervision, you’ll work in collaboration with other disciplines and acquire the knowledge and practical skills through on-the-job learning as well as our development programme.

What we are looking for

We are looking for – those who

  • Possess a growth mindset
  • Confident and able to influence others
  • Resilient and 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

See the Careers section of our website for further guidance and information.


You must be on target to achieve a 2:1 degree or MSc.

Degrees considered

Engineering, environmental sciences/geography, chemistry, physics, biology/ecology, geology/geoscience, applied mathematics, urban planning or other, transport planning

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • transport engineering
  • mathematics
  • biology and life sciences
  • planning and surveying
  • geology and geographical science
  • chemistry
  • engineering management
  • environmental science and ecology

Additional job details

UK wide
Competitive salary

  • Disability Confident Employer

How to apply

If you would like to learn more about Arcadis or require tips prior to making an application please go to our digital platform via the Apply button.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 November 2019

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Closing date:  15 November 2019

Expires25 days

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