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Undergraduate placements

We offer two types of placement to give undergraduates the chance to discover more about life inside Atkins and get a head start in their careers. You’ll join the minds discovering new ways to answer the world’s biggest challenges, within one of the most globally renowned consultancies.

Summer placements

Available for all degree years, typically lasting at least 8 weeks – just enough time to give you an insight into working life and life inside Atkins.

Industrial placements

These longer placements are for students who are able to take a year out and work with an employer. They typically last 12 months and give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in life at Atkins.

Taking you further

Each year, our top performing placement students (who’ve done at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme. If you’re nominated you’ll bypass the standard recruitment process and be offered a place on the prestigious programme.

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We've designed an easy-to-follow process to find out if we're right for each other. It will be challenging at times, so get ready to plan your time so that you can give it your all. 

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Thinking about joining one of our schemes but got a question? You should find most of the answers you’re looking for here. But if not, feel free to contact us.

Placement Role Finder

We have a range of Placement opportunities that you can apply for depending on your degree discipline or interests. Using the tiles below to navigate, you can see all of the job opportunities within each area. Simply click the arrow next to the enlarged image above the tiles! It’s important to carefully read through the job descriptions and then select the one that you are most interested in to start your application journey. You are only able to apply for one opportunity, and we want to make sure you make the best decision..

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