£21,255 - £24,856
Digitally transforming our future
Are you ready to be part of a world-leading, inspiring and ambitious team? We’re making some exciting changes to our company brands and uniting SNC-Lavalin, Atkins, and Faithful+ Gould (operating under AtkinsRéalis our new name is Project & Programme Services). Aligned to this we’re introducing a brand new look.
This is a journey, and it will take time to evolve, so for early careers you will still see us as Atkins for the time being. Please be reassured that this doesn’t impact any of the roles you apply for – we’re still us, just better.
Atkins, operating under AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design, engineering and project management expertise. With us, you’ll join a team that asks questions and dares to see things differently while engineering a better future for our planet and its people.
Join our Placement Scheme where you'll be trusted with complex work and supported by your peers, line managers and senior leaders. Through a combination of on-the-job learning and practical skills development within your chosen role, you’ll work on real projects from day one that offer scale and variety collaborating with others and creating meaningful impact on the world around us. Whichever path you take, your future starts here.
Reaching your full potential means being able to bring your whole self to work and being respected for the different opinions, strengths and experience you bring. We’re not all the same, and that’s our greatest strength. Find out more about why we believe ‘Different, makes a difference’ on our website.
Where you could work
Aerospace, Defence, Security & Technology (ADS&T):
Industrial year locations : Bristol, London
Degree requirements : On track to achieve a 2.2 Bachelor’s or above in Aerospace Engineering, Applied Computing, Business Computing, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Communications Technology, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Physics, Software Engineering
Join us as an IT Consultant, you’ll play an important role being part of our Digital Advantage team. You’ll be working alongside our experienced team of consultants and architects. Together you will bring a broad and diverse set of skills across technology, platforms and capabilities incorporating architecture and management. Our collective skills in supporting our specialised disciplines means we can deliver holistic ownership in supporting solution design, applying best practice and appropriate frameworks to meet requirements.
Our success lies in a cohesive appetite for integration across the Atkins businesses, working to define and align effective and evidenced business and technology strategy and transformation. Supporting all industry sectors, our clients range from Energy, Transport, Utilities, Defence and HM Government.
You will be given significant responsibility for client-facing work from day one as well as helping to develop and shape aspects of the Atkins Digital Advisory team. You will be responsible for providing architectural leadership and direction setting in strategic programmes for our clients. You will be expected to have regular interactions with clients and key stakeholders, will be embedded in projects and will need to assist colleagues in delivering specific project outputs.
Within Atkins ADS&T Digital Advisory we operate as T shape consultants meaning that first and foremost all members of the Digital Advisory team regardless of specialty are wide breadth consultants with people and stakeholder skills at the core. All Digital Advisory consultants will then have specific specialisms from Data, Security, Cyber, Platforms, Digital Infrastructure, Service, Business and Enterprise Architecture skills and experience.
Our Early Careers Placement Programme is the ideal framework to experience life in a consultancy . It’s a fantastic opportunity to gain experience of working on a variety of projects whilst developing your technical and non-technical skills. You will learn how to work in a team, build your communication and written skills and work with stakeholders at all levels.
You will be given the independence and responsibility whilst you are with us alongside having a supportive structure in place to help you grow, with guidance from experienced consultants & engineers. You will work on real life projects and being given a variety of assignments.
Our Placement Programme embraces an amazing culture and social aspect to allow you to network and build professional relationships which will enhance your development.
What you’ll need
- An understanding of the consultancy environment
- To embrace equality, diversity and inclusion in everything you do
- A desire to work collaboratively with a curious approach, challenging yourself to find new solutions
- Enthusiasm and drive to develop your skillset and seek out development opportunities within a supportive team
- To be comfortable embracing agile ways of working and learning new technologies
Meeting your needs
We aim to promote a workplace which allows our people to perform at their best. So, as well as ensuring you’re rewarded for your efforts, we also have a variety of initiatives in place to create a healthy workplace and support your well-being to include:
- Access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) providing you with immediate and confidential help for any work, health or life matters
- Join any of our employee networks for social interaction, peer support and personal development, as well as contributing to the development of policies and working practices
In addition to the above, our top performing placement students (who’ve completed at least 8 weeks on placement with us) have the opportunity to be nominated onto our Graduate Development Programme.
To view all available benefits, visit our Total Rewards portal.
How do I apply?
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Do also check out our Connectr platform for tips and advice on applying. You can message your questions directly to one of our graduate mentors.
We’re a Disability Confident Employer, and can make adjustments to support you to perform at your best during the recruitment process. Please contact us confidentially to find out how we can support you.
Our programmes are incredibly popular, so please apply as soon as possible as roles will close based on the volume of applications.
More about us
Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy. From designing end-to-end project solutions to pioneering new technologies and ways of working, everything we do supports our goal of delivering outstanding project outcomes for our clients, while engineering a better future for our planet and its people – no matter the scale, complexity or location of their project. Learn more.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
Atkins are an A rated sponsor, if you have any queries regarding sponsorship, please visit our International Student careers page.
We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.
£21,255 - £24,856