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Mott MacDonald

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About Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy focused on guiding our clients through many of the planet’s most intricate challenges. Being employee-owned allows us to choose the work taken on and focus on the issues that are important.

Independent in thought and action, we advise what is genuinely right for our clients, our staff, and communities – not what is easy. We want to do a great job for everyone involved, while offering excellent opportunities for placement students.

Our engineers, project and programme managers take leading roles on some of the world’s highest profile projects, turning obstacles into elegant, sustainable solutions. By challenging norms and unlocking creativity, we deliver long-lasting economic, environmental and social outcomes for societies around the globe. Yet design and management are just the tip of a deep iceberg. Our global team is comprised of internationally recognised environmentalists, planners, economists, project finance advisors, cost consultants, business strategists and more.

Whatever your career goals are, you can be confident that Mott MacDonald we will help you meet your ambitions and beyond.

Across our many offices in the UK and Ireland, we offer two types of placement programme: summer placement (8-12 weeks) and industrial placement (6-12 months). Our opportunities span a range of different sectors and are based within a variety of different teams, so as you can imagine, each role varies. If you’re invited to an interview, this is when we will discuss in more detail the specifics of the job role you applied for and what it involves.

You’ll be working with graduates, experienced professionals, and other students so a placement with us is the perfect opportunity to learn from a variety of people while understanding our values and culture. It’s also a great chance to get involved with real projects while gaining relevant experience.

Our 2024 opportunities open for applications in September. Check our early careers webpage for updates and to apply: UK and Ireland early careers - Mott MacDonald


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Opportunities offered:

  • Internship (1 Month+)
  • Placement (10 Months+)

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