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Make amazing happen as an AECOM graduate

Make amazing happen as an AECOM graduate

Prime employer for women, AECOM, is ranked #2 in Engineering News-Record’s 'Top 500 Design Firms'

Download their UK & Ireland 2018/2019 Graduate Brochure here.

Imagine the possibilities. The opportunities are boundless

Delivering clean water and energy. Building iconic skyscrapers. Planning resilient cities. Restoring damaged environments. Connecting people and economies with roads, bridges and transit systems. Helping governments maintain stability and security. AECOM connects expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, AECOM designs, builds, finances, operates and manages projects and programs that unlock potential and improve people’s lives.

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Making a difference

AECOM Graduates make a real difference to the built and natural environment in which we live, developing and implementing innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

Join AECOM to make amazing happen

Diversity matters at AECOM

At AECOM, inclusion and diversity are embedded in their core values and are key drivers of their success. AECOM's innovation is enhanced by their ability to draw from a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. And the diversity of their workforce enables them to better understand their clients and the communities in which they live and work.

Your development

The AECOM Graduate Development Programme lasts for two years, and will provide graduates with full financial and development support towards their relevant professional qualification, including an assigned mentor, regular residential training modules, an opportunity to work on live client projects, external training courses where required, and multi-disciplinary exposure.

Application and assessment

AECOM has a quick 3-stage process starting with an online registration, followed by an online situational judgement test bespoke to AECOM, and finally an interview/assessment in one of AECOM's offices. You can apply at

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Who does AECOM look for?

AECOM values graduates who have an excellent technical grounding in their particular field, with the ability to assimilate and analyse information effectively and objectively to make informed decisions. Equally as important, AECOM looks for certain core behaviours that will enable graduates to thrive, such as teamwork, the ability to communicate effectively, the confidence to challenge and ask questions, the ability to prioritise, and creative and innovative thinking.

AECOM is seeking applicants from around 35 disciplines, including civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, building services, industrial, fire and sustainable buildings engineering, as well as quantity & building surveying, project management, planning & design, ecology, acoustics, environmental, water and energy related disciplines.

Summer and industrial placements

If you would like to get a taste of the industry and AECOM, they offer around 200 placements a year ranging from 6 weeks to 12 months. You can search for ‘placements’ in their careers pages, or email with your CV and details of what you are looking for. 

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