Get the inside buzz from graduates at Mace

8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 16 ratings in 2014)
"Fresh, dynamic, innovative, helpful."
8.9 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.7 / 10
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6.6 / 10
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  • Graduates get lots of responsibility and a high-level of autonomy from an early stage
  • Projects are varied, interesting and challenging
  • Exposure to a wide variety of industries and contacts
  • Career development opportunities and support are excellent


  • Socialising across the company is lacking in some areas
  • After a certain point it can be difficult to progress any further within the company
  • Hours can be long during busy periods
  • Graduates may end up feeling a little isolated whilst on client secondment

What insiders say about...

"Read up on the company and your interviewer. During the interview, be clear on which..."

"The company is not very political which is good. The graduate scheme provides many..."

"We have very good facilities at our brand new head office. Regional offices are also..."

"Hours are fairly flexible; if you are seconded to the client, you often follow their..."

"Pay is good for first year graduates. I don't receive any bonuses and it isn't too..."

"Perks include: having travel expenses paid for, healthcare benefits, and a good pension..."

"The selection process is a long and intense one but worth every effort. I had an..."

"Records are kept when going to site on the number of miles travelled and what transport..."

"My line manager is excellent, very laid back and always pushing me to perform to..."

"The company has recently improved their parental policies (maternity/paternity leave..."

"We are often told the company would like us to progress without feeling the need..."

"I think corporate social responsibility is an area in which Mace really perform well;..."

"Due to the scale and nature of the project I am on, my days are particularly varied...."

"Being supported throughout my career and given opportunities to excel through recognition..."

"There can be a bit of a corporate feel to the office."

"Mace worked on the Shard, the Olympics, and Battersea power station projects."

"Modern, inclusive, encouraging."

"Mace were consistently in 'Top companies for graduates to work for' - I believe we..."

"The graduate scheme is a two year long training scheme which coincides with work..."

"The Prince's Trust charity helps young people with difficult backgrounds to get experience..."

"I would propose moving to a rotational programme rather than having graduates stuck..."

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