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About Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend is a global consultancy, applying technical excellence in their work across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

With 110 offices in 45 countries, we use our global expertise to be market leaders, shaping the industries we work in and delivering the best possible outcomes for our clients.

We offer a variety of areas for graduates and placement students to utilise and develop their skills. Whether you relish day-to-day challenges of project management, process the precision and communication demands of project controls, appreciate the complexity of cost management or have the necessary strategic vision for advisory, the challenge is here for you to take.

When you apply to one of our programmes, you can let us know if you have a preference for one of our technical specialisms as well as any location preferences.

Graduate Development Programme

Our Graduate Development Programme (GDP) is a structured learning environment providing graduates with the skills and experience they need to be a successful consultant. Over the two-year programme, you will receive market-leading training through our technical training academy as well as a range of soft-skill and on-the-job learning. The GDP is blended with external qualifications and professional accreditation to ensure you become an industry-leading professional. With everything logged on our online learning platform, a graduate development manager, central development team, line manager and buddy you have the tools and support to excel and achieve your career goals.

Programmes we offer

  • Advisory
  • Asset Management
  • Contract services
  • Controls and performance
  • Cost and commercial management
  • Economist – Leeds only
  • Project management
  • Safety, health and quality (SHQ)
  • Technology and data


We have opportunities for graduates across the UK including –

  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Cardiff
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds
  • London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Nottingham
  • Sheffield
  • Teesside


To apply you must have or be expecting a 2:1 or 1st in your undergraduate degree in any discipline and the right to live and work in the UK.

We also look for individuals with the following qualities -

  • Strong communicator
  • Committed to making a difference
  • Quality driven
  • Exceeds expectations
  • Team player
  • Commercial thinker
  • Passion for the construction industry
  • Desire to learn and grasp opportunities

We don’t just have opportunities for when you graduate, we also offer two placement options to undertake during your studies. Our year-placement programme is for those currently on a sandwich course at university and mirrors the first year of the GDP. We also offer a ten-week summer placement programme to help you start developing your skills early.

Graduate opportunities

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The facts

Organisation's locations: 
Across the UK
Employer size: 
5000 to 10000 employees
Number of graduate vacancies per year overall: