Get the inside buzz from graduates at Mott MacDonald

8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 41 ratings in 2017)
"A large company undertaking exciting projects that looks after..."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
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  • There’s a lot of socialising in the offices and the open-plan layout makes the hierarchy feel minimal.
  • Graduates are able to work on a variety of high-value projects early on.
  • Employees are shareholders in the company and are therefore able to directly benefit from its success.
  • There is a wide range of perks on offer including generous pension contributions and many discounts.


  • There are graduates who would like more direct contact with their managers.
  • Some of the early training can feel monotonous as it is video based.
  • Even though most people have a lot of flexibility with their hours, some departments are stricter.
  • Some would like more mobility between teams.

What insiders say about...

"Demonstrate in your application and in person that you can adapt to many, often challenging,..."

"There are plenty of social activities that are organised outside of working hours..."

"The Sheffield office has recently been refurbished and is a really great place to..."

"My hours are relatively flexible; I can leave early on a day and make it up the next..."

"It is very generous and competitive compared to other graduate roles of a similar..."

"The company contributes to sports and other social events."

"An application, CV and cover letter are first submitted to the company via the website...."

"Most questions revolved around both soft skills and the PRIDE values of Mott MacDonald...."

"Mott MacDonald pride themselves on a sustainable approach. Recycling is encouraged..."

"We have a very accessible management structure where all employees, no matter their..."

"As a member of the LGBTQ community, I appreciate the effort taken by Motts to promote..."

"Due to the significant age gap between senior and graduate engineers there appears..."

"There is a large commitment to corporate social responsibility. Young Professional..."

"I have a lot of responsibilities, even at an early stage. My day-to-day activities..."

"High-profile projects, good working environment, very helpful team and division."

"I only received limited work to begin with so didn't feel very useful for a while...."

"Mott MacDonald has more than 100 years' history of designing and building famous..."

"Modern, employee-focused and forward-thinking."

"Once I started working as an intern at Mott MacDonald I knew that the work being..."

"There are lots of courses focusing on the internal management system of the business..."

"Generally applicants are from a university background so in this context it depends..."

"More of an integration between Mott MacDonald offices and client offices to which..."

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