Digital and Technology Graduate Scheme 2023
- Atkins Ltd
- Closing date
- 6 Apr 2023
- Engineering & Aerospace
- Role Type
- Graduate, Other work and training
- Start Date
Transform the intelligence of business
Start out as a vital member of a well-respected team that has a solid reputation in the engineering industry. On our Graduate Development Programme, you'll be trusted to own your projects and supported to develop in areas that excite you.
While you grow in areas that excite you, we also encourage you to maintain a positive work-life balance. So, during our recruitment process, tell us what matters to you. Speak to us about how we support wellbeing in and out of the office – including different ways to be flexible around work. Let's also talk about some of our recent pledges for women's equality and how we're Disability Confident and an inclusive employer.
With Atkins, you'll be in great company.
Where you could work
You can join the following business areas:
Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T):
Our Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T) team provides trusted advice and expert support to organisations in mission critical industries. So, when we say you’ll be making a difference, we mean your work will help to keep people safe, protect our national interests, and overcome some of the biggest challenges our global community has ever faced.
Find out more about our ADS&T teams and locations.
Whether it’s an airport, a transport interchange, a university campus or the world’s first tidal lagoon, we love creating outstanding places that respond to the needs and resources of a contemporary world. Across all our markets we touch every aspect of social and economic infrastructure. Using the latest digital technologies, we make spaces and places work perfectly for people, while safeguarding our natural resources, to create a better, more sustainable future for all.
Our team creates all kinds of infrastructure, from power stations to pipelines, water treatment works to airports. Our people plan, design, and oversee construction on projects of sizes large and small, in the UK and internationally. We enjoy a variety of work with clients across sectors including energy, water, cities and development, aviation, and defence. Joining our team, you might plan the complex construction for a nuclear power station or airport, help to tackle pollution with innovative wastewater treatment and sustainable drainage systems, design residential and commercial urban development schemes, or deliver essential drinking water systems to communities, making a positive impact to people’s lives. You’ll be supported to develop general civil engineering skills in utilities, buildings and structures, enabling works and construction, giving you the flexibility to work across various industries in multidisciplinary project teams. Our team is represented in specialist areas too, including structural dynamics, seismic analysis, and blast and impact design, providing a depth of knowledge to learn from.
Find out more about our Infrastructure teams and locations.
Nuclear and Power:
Join the teams that have been engineering, delivering, managing and decommissioning nuclear facilities worldwide for over 20 years, from new builds like Hinkley Point C to on-site engineering for clients such as EDF. We're driving evolution in the areas of offshore generation and transmission, energy from waste, electric vehicle infrastructure and the integration of smart grid technology. And we're also proud to play a part in reaching net-zero by 2050.
Find out more about our Nuclear & Power teams and locations.
We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Different views and opinions enhance our ability to provide value-added performance and better services for our clients. That’s why we believe different, makes a difference. Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring.
Our graduate programme has been designed to give you an insight into the huge variety and the chance to explore where your own skills and interests lie. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development within your chosen role, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. You’ll work towards your professional accreditation; whichever path you take, your future starts here.
Find out more about why we believe ‘Different, makes a difference’.
What you’ll need?
- A passion for working in a consultancy environment
- Embracing equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
- A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
- Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
- Motivation to achieve professional accreditation (where applicable)
- Comfortable to embrace agile ways of working and learning new technologies
Meeting your needs
We aim to promote a workplace which allows our people to perform at their best. So, as well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives in place to create a healthy workplace and support your well-being:
- A settling in payment of £2,500 when you join – paid within the first month and a further bonus of £2,500 when you achieve chartered status or reach an equivalent stage in your professional development
- 33 days annual leave, including bank holidays. You also have the option to buy an additional 15 days or sell up to 5 days
- Flexible working arrangements
- An enhanced maternity scheme and family friendly policies
- Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
- Two paid annual volunteer days to be used with a charity or initiative of your choice
- Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development, as well as contributing to the development of policies and working practices
- Opportunities to further develop yourself by applying to our Women’s Professional Development Programme and ethnic minority Empowering Programme
To view all available benefits, visit our Total Rewards portal.
How do I apply?
Please click "Apply Now" below to register your details and start your application journey. To find out more and for advice on how to play to your strengths, visit us on Connectr.
As a Disability Confident Employer, we are able to support you to perform at your best at each stage of our recruitment process and can make adjustments to ensure this. So, whether you consider yourself to have a disability or not, or would simply like to know how we can support you better, please contact us confidentially on 0121 483 5089 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our deadline for applications is Friday 6th January 2023. Remember, our programmes are incredibly popular, and some roles may close early. So, avoid disappointment by getting your application in as soon as possible.
More about us
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years' design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll join a team of people who ask questions, who dare to see things differently and want to build a better world.
Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
Atkins are an A rated sponsor, if you have any queries regarding sponsorship, please visit our International Student careers page.
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design, engineering and project management expertise. With us, you'll join a team that asks questions and dares to see things differently while engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We're driven to create sustainable solutions, connecting people, data and technology so we can partner with clients to bring the most complex projects across the world to life.
We have over 18,000 employees in offices worldwide. Our work covers everything from transportation to defence, energy to infrastructure, and we work with major clients like the UK Ministry of Defence, EDF, High Speed 2 and Heathrow Airport and on national and international projects.
We’re searching for curious minds who ask questions and dare to do things differently.
With Atkins, you'll be in great company.
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