Arcadis Group profile

About Arcadis

At Arcadis our mission is to improve quality of life. For more than 130 years, we have done this in cities and local communities all around the world. To do this we need diverse talent who bring new perspectives and fresh ways of thinking. We need your imagination, your passion, and your ambition. We need your ability to think differently and willingness to challenge the way we do things. Our success is driven by passionate and innovative people who sit at the very heart of our business, and our interns, apprentices, and graduates are fundamental to this success.

Recently named as one of Glassdoor’s Top 50 Best Places to Work in the UK, you’ll be part of a community that encourages and supports you to thrive, to challenge everything, and to transform the world as we know it. From creating better housing, and revolutionize transport systems, to creating iconic spaces, and finding new solutions to complex environmental challenges. You’ll play a key role in projects that matter.

Whether you’re a qualified graduate, or looking for an internship or apprenticeship, there are several routes to join Arcadis, each providing a unique way to kickstart your career. You will be part of a globally connected community with an exceptional breadth of career opportunities at your fingertips. Our programmes ensure you start your career in the right way, full of variety and potential. From day one, you’ll be a valued member of the team and you’ll have access to structured training and mentoring.

Our opportunities

Undergraduates:

Spending time working at Arcadis prior to graduating is a brilliant way to kickstart your career and get first-hand experience of life at Arcadis. Not only will you get to work alongside skilled professionals, but you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to real projects and get hands on experience whilst earning a salary.

Those looking to join us as an undergraduate have two options: Internships (6-to-10-week summer placements) or Work Placements (10 – 12-month industrial placements) across multiple disciplines such as:

  • Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Cost Consulting
  • Data Science
  • Environmental Specialists
  • Application opening dates:

    We have one intake of undergraduate work placements every year and open for applications in October, for start dates between July to September.

    We have one intake of summer internships every year and open for applications in October, for start dates in June/July.

    We recommend early applications as we review on a first come first serve basis.

    Apprentices:

    An apprenticeship at Arcadis is an exciting opportunity to jump straight into the professional world and earn a living whilst also studying.

    You’ll be given a platform to gain a hands-on education and real-world qualifications, guided and supported by industry experts in a welcoming and friendly workplace, all whilst earning a salary from your very first day.

    We offer Level 4-6 Apprenticeships across multiple disciplines such as:

  • Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Cost Consulting
  • Data Science
  • Environmental
  • Sustainability Practitioner
  • Transport Planning
  • Building Surveying
  • Application opening dates:

    We have one main intake of apprentices every year and open for applications in February, for start dates in September. We also occasionally have ad hoc opportunities throughout the year which are advertised as and when needed. We recommend early applications as we review on a first come first serve basis.

    Why Arcadis?

    Our careers will inspire, challenge and define you. Right now, more 28,000 Arcadians are working to address the world’s biggest challenges, such as climate change, urbanisation, digitalisation, and poverty. And in turn, we are committed to providing an engaging, innovative, and healthy work environment for all Arcadians.

    We actively support all our people in creating their own careers and transforming the world for the better. From promoting good mental health and wellbeing as well as a sustainable work-life balance through our Work Style Promise, to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where every Arcadian can feel proud to be themselves at work. People First is our number one company value and #ProudToBeMe is shorthand for our commitment to creating a work environment where every Arcadian feels accepted and free to be themselves.


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    "My time at 2020 Delivery (now called the Public Service Consultants) was hugely enjoyable because there was a very supportive atmosphere for interns in which to thrive. They really treat interns as potential hirees and that is reflected in the fact that s..." Read full review

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