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About Amey

We’re the faces behind the services you use every day. We’ve been in the business of creating better places to live, work and travel for nearly 100 years - it’s our purpose and our passion and it’s what drives us to keep improving our services every day.

We make a difference – we make things better

As well as managing large and high-profile infrastructure projects, our 19,000 employees deliver great services that you rely on daily, at home and on the move.

In a nutshell, our services include Engineering, Facilities, Utilities, Transport, Environmental,

Defence and Justice. You’re one of 64 million people who’ve used a service we support today.

We’re proud of the difference we make - making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work.

Our Graduate Development Programme

We want people who are capable of running our business in the future. We are looking for graduates who excel in their subject, who will bring talent, drive and fresh thinking to help propel our business forward. And in return, we will provide you with all the support you need to achieve your career goals, because we want you to be successful and grow your career with us.

Our two-year Graduate Development Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment. We’ll give you a real role from day one, so you’ll get invaluable experience and exposure working on varied and exciting projects for a large, diverse and ambitious organisation.

We recruit graduates all year round, into careers in:

  • Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Environmental
  • Quantity Surveying / Commercial
  • General Management / Operations
  • Business (HR, IT, finance, communications, procurement, legal, bidding)

What’s in the programme?

Our two-year Graduate Development Programme starts you on a journey to develop your career in a challenging, dynamic and supportive work environment.

We’ll give you first class mentoring and guidance from industry experts, help you work towards a professional qualification and take part in a variety of training. You will also learn and network with both your peers and senior management at the annual graduate conference.

Most of our work is in the UK, but we’re an international company with a global reach, with projects in the USA, Australia and the Middle East. Working at Amey means you can apply for secondments and other work opportunities on contracts across the globe. 

Our Undergraduate Development Programme

On-the-job learning is a vital component of our Undergraduate Programme. If you’re successful in securing a year-long or summer placement with us, you’ll be working on interesting, real-world projects alongside and supported by technical specialists. 

Year in Industry

You’ll be working alongside specialists in the area of work you’re interested in, giving you valuable training that will help you enhance your development within your discipline. You will have two formal training sessions over the year and a mentor who’ll support you through your placement.

Summer Placements

Amey’s Summer Placements are designed for first, second and penultimate year undergraduate students who are looking to obtain practical work experience to support their university studies.

You may only be with us for a few months, but we’ll give you valuable work experience and development opportunities. You’ll get to work on key projects and experience working alongside

How to Apply

Applications to our Undergraduate and Graduate Development Programmes are open all year round and vacancies are advertised here along with a list of our currently available roles. To find more information, select the role you are interested in and you’ll be given the option to apply. We’ll ask you a series of questions and to upload your most recent CV.

If there are no graduate vacancies in your chosen area, please sign up to our ‘Job Alerts’ so that we can tell you when they come up.


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The facts

Organisation's locations: 
UK Wide
Employer size: 
10000+ employees
Number of graduate vacancies per year overall: 
150 - 200

The UK 300 rank

265 out of 300

View the UK 300 table