Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The Company employs 50,000 people and operates in more than 30 countries around the world. Jacobs is ranked the #3 Most Admired Company in the World in the Engineering, Construction category by Fortune Magazine. It is ranked 235 on the 2016 Fortune 500 list, and was awarded Global Firm of the Year in the New Civil Engineer 100 Companies of the Year 2016.

Jacobs employs some of the U.K.’s most experienced technical and professional services practitioners and has grown to more than 7,000 people at locations across the country. With the award of major projects and framework appointments, Jacobs currently has opportunities across the U.K. for experienced professionals to expand highly sought after technical expertise on complex projects that are strategically vital to Britain’s infrastructure ambitions. Jacobs’ Learning & Development programmes and global networking opportunities, like Jacobs Next Network, allow employees to connect, collaborate and grow.

On our two-year UK Graduate Development Programme you’ll be part of the team right away, taking on essential roles with genuine responsibility on real projects – in the UK, and around the world if that’s your ambition. Currently we have nearly 700 graduates training with us in the UK. With our Professional Registration Programme you can also work towards chartered status. Our apprentices also have a route to higher education via an HNC and undergraduate degrees

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    Graduate profiles

    • David – Graduate Civil Engineer

      In 2012 I graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a Masters in Civil Engineering (MEng) with International Studies; I joined Jacobs soon after.

      My first project with Jacobs was a site... View profile

    • Emily – Graduate Civil Engineer

      I heard about Jacobs through a friend who did a placement there and who told me what a great reputation the company has. So, when I saw that it had a new office in Manchester, and having decided... View profile

    • Emily – Graduate Process Engineer

      My first summer placement was July 2011, my second was in summer 2012, and then I officially joined as a staff graduate in July 2013.

      I took part in an Engineering Education Scheme during... View profile

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