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"We were the official engineering design services provider for the London 2012 Olympics."
Mid level, Rotherham
"Atkins consultants work in most governmental departments."
Experienced, London
"I'm currently working on a commercial space port in the UK."
Graduate, London
"The Woodcote Grove office still features the building where Atkins was started. Today it's used as a conference centre for meetings."
Graduate, Epsom
"We were responsible for the gas lines to the Olympic flame at the London 2012 Olympics."
Graduate, Epsom
"We have been recognised as one of the top 20 employers to work for in the UK."
Graduate, Home Office: Epsom A14 Secondment: Huntingdon
"We're one of the largest engineering consultancies in the UK and have access to a very large number of industrial sectors!"
Entry level, Bristol
"I run a charity group within the London offices that meets monthly to donate to good causes from a large budget provided by the bosses above!"
Graduate, London
"Each year's intake of graduates takes part in a charity challenge in aid of our corporate charity, RedR. Over the last few years we've raised well over £100,000, which is something to be really proud of!"
Graduate, Birmingham


"Atkins has offices all over the world - China, USA, Australia, India and some in Europe. India does a lot of work for the UK and other businesses as it allows them to tender cheaper rates."
Graduate Engineer, Warrington
"Atkins works on everything from the renovation of Birmingham New St Station to the 2012 Olympics, to offshore wind farms to HS2 and ITER - it's a really great place to get involved in high-profile work."
Graduate Civil Engineer, Bristol
"William Atkins who used to own the business was knighted."
Graduate Business Trainee, Birmingham
"If you laid all Atkins employees end to end it would be equal the length of the channel tunnel (31.4km)."
Graduate Geotechnical Engineer, Leeds
"It's the biggest British engineering consultancy."
Graduate Tunnel Engineer, London


"Atkins have a successful water/theme park business; designs include, Wild Wadi (Dubai), Yas Waterworld (Abu Dhabi)."
Graduate, London
"We project managed the delivery of the London 2012 Olympic Park."
Graduate, Birmingham
"Atkins were lead designers for the 2012 Olympic Games."
Graduate, York
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