Commercial Surveying Placement at GVA UK

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
Central London and City North East North West Scotland South West Wales West Midlands Yorkshire and Humberside
Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle
Role May Involve
Property/Real Estate Surveying
GVA UK Overall Rating

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About GVA UK

Who are we? We’re a trusted advisor to the real estate industry. As one of the UK’s leading companies in this industry, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with a range of services to support a project from start to finish. Our rich heritage gives us the edge when it comes to understanding this ever-changing market.

Our placement programme is a great chance for you to get an insight into what the property industry is all about. Your year with us will see you take on real responsibility for completing client work. This isn’t just an opportunity to get some experience on your CV – if you perform well throughout your time with us, you’ll be rewarded with a place on our graduate scheme when you finish at university.

We have opportunities for undergraduate students in our Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester or Newcastle offices.

Commercial Surveying Placement

We have a number of positions available within our various business units (including but not limited to Property Management, Valuations, Agency and Investment, Business Rates) across the UK.  

Regardless of which team you join, we’ll support you every step of the way towards getting a holistic view of what our client service is all about.

Person Specifications

  • Resilient and adaptable
  • Commercially aware with knowledge of GVA
  • Driven and motivated
  • Articulate and confident
  • Professional and persuasive
  • Working knowledge of all I.T Office packages
  • Confident networker
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Good problem-solver
  • Strong planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proactive on following up potential leads


We look for undergraduates on-track for a 2:1, Merit or above level in any degree subject. You must be able to demonstrate a passion for and commitment to the Real Estate industry.

Key Information

  • You are only allowed to make one application, therefore please ensure you apply for the vacancy you are most interested in.
  • Please allow 2-3 weeks for your application to be reviewed

How to apply

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