Get the inside buzz from graduates at Mott MacDonald

8.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 41 ratings in 2017)
"Flexible, Open and Diverse."
9.2 / 10
Offices & Dress
8.4 / 10
9.0 / 10
8.0 / 10
8.7 / 10
8.0 / 10


  • 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...

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"There are lots of opportunities for personal and professional development. Work activities..."

"We have open plan offices to encourage collaboration. Relaxed dress code, usually..."

"Hours can be very flexible but this is dependent on your manager. Most are flexible..."

"Pay and bonuses are not something which is discussed with staff. I have found that..."

"The sports and social committee do well to put on lots of things for low prices."

"Interview process (once you get through) is fairly relaxed and straight forward...."

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

"My company has been reducing its carbon footprint for the past few years by at least..."

"Managers are accessible, they often drop by for a brief chat on how things are going..."

"The company has offices located all over the world and the employees are made up..."

"In my experience promotion requires many years of experience and potentially specific..."

"Policies are set for both local offices and divisions on how to reduce their carbon..."

"As a new starter, I assist senior engineers with collecting relevant information,..."

"The people in my team are really top notch. Everyone is helpful and always willing..."

"Starting here can be overwhelming as the company is very big - there are lots of..."

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

"Supportive, Eager, Professional."

"I chose Mott MacDonald because it is a global, multi-disciplinary consultancy based..."

"I had the chance to attend several internal training courses, both technical and..."

"There are many internships offered by the company for positions such as apprentices...."

"Adjust the agile working system so that desks do not have to be cleared if you are..."

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