Transport for London profile

Transport for London

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Who are Transport for London (TfL)?

We’re the integrated transport authority responsible for meeting Mayor Sadiq Khan's strategy and commitments on transport in London. We run the day-to-day operation of the Capital's public transport network and manage London's main roads.

With such a vast and varied transport network, no two days at TfL are the same but we have one key purpose: to keep London moving. Working at TfL gives you the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on London and Londoners.

What’s on offer?

Our summer placements are designed to give you the practical experience needed to kick start your career. We offer two placements:

  • City Planning Assistant
  • Civil Engineering
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Planning and Development Assistant
  • Stuart Ross Communications Placement

Supporting you:

Our award-winning teams will support your ongoing development, through a wide range of on-the-job practical experience and placements. We'll support your professional development through a combination of training, mentoring, and networking.

You'll also receive one-to-one guidance throughout your programme from your:

Placement manager: Responsible for your day-to-day management and support with your development.
Scheme sponsor: A senior manager who acts as a technical and professional advisor and has line manager responsibility.
Buddy: Usually an apprentice or graduate who gives support to you and ensure that you feel welcomed in the organisation.
Development advisor: Supports your professional development through providing career coaching and career progression at TfL.

Rewarding you

The salary for our placements is £20,181 You’ll also receive a wealth of opportunities, benefits and policies to help you achieve success in all elements of your life, enabling you to bring your whole authentic self to work.

With so many career pathways and training opportunities available, we’ll help you transform your future and support you every step of the way.


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"I worked as an Electrical Engineer within TfL Buses including roles as an Electrical Engineer and Data Analyst" Read full review


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Opportunities offered:

  • Internship (1 Month+)

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