Insights into Construction & Engineering

  • AECOM – offer over 200 summer and industrial placments. 6-8 weeks in the summer. 
  • Aggregate Industries. Throughout the Graduate programme you will be involved in a wide variety of activities across the UK, giving you the chance to experience a multitude of different business aspects and functions. 
  • Arcadis. 8-10 week summer placement in any year of your degree. Arcadis operates across a wide range of sectors encompassing infrastructure, water, environment and buildings.
  • ARUP. A global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts, offering summer placements, in building services and civil engineering. Offices throughout the UK.
  • Atkins 
  • Balfour Beatty: 8-12 week summer internships in civil engineering, commercial management, quantity surveying and construction management. Most are based on project sites such as Crossrail, the M25, or the Olympic Stadium regeneration scheme
  • BAM (construction related degrees). Scholarships also available.
  • Bouygues (building services and civil engineering students). 3 months in the summer.
  • Carillion
  • Caterpillar: 6-8 weeks.
  • Costain: Sponsored student programme.
  • EC Harris. 6-12 week summer placement.
  • Gleeds. Global management and construction consultancy offers a summer work placement in London. 
  • Halcrow (part of CH2M Hill): Available across all offices. 
  • Interserve (civil engineering, quantity surveying, construction management): Sponsorship possibility of £3000 p.a following the placement plus professional support. 
  • Keltbray 
  • Laing O'Rourke - Scholar progarmme provides work placements and financial support for up to 4 years running alomgside your degree. They are looking for undergraduates who are studying engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical, building services or architectural), as well as commercial management (for roles in quantity surveying and procurement), or construction management (for roles in management and planning)
  • Mott MacDonald (range of disciplines)
  • Mace. They offer a 10 week summer placement as well as an Insight week. Opportunities exist in quantity surveying, project management, construction management, facilities management and project control. 
  • North Midland Construction
  • Sir Robert McAlpine: 8 weeks in the summer
  • R G Carter. summer placements are offered for those with a construction related degree. Offices in the East of the UK. 
  • Tarmac: 6 week summer placememts in engineering, technical and general management. 2.2 predicted degree required.  
  • Turner & Townsend. 8-10 week work placement run between July and Sepetmber with this global professional services firm. 


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