Gain experience on important projects, learn about what it takes to deliver the operational railway, gain a rounded view of the network, and understand the problems we face. With support from experienced mentors, you can expect to learn a lot, and experience even more.

If developing skills and experiences matters to you. You matter to us.

Locations: Cardiff, London

Salary: £19,838 pro rata

Start Date: September 2024

What you’ll be doing:

It’s not easy getting millions of people to their destinations safely and on time every day, but it is rewarding. Throughout this 12-month placement, you’ll learn exactly what goes into achieving this goal.

Our Network Strategy, Planning and Analysis placement ensures our railways are fit for future generations, by developing your skills in strategy, planning and performance, in order to meet changing passenger and freight needs.

Who you are matters:

You’ll need to be in your penultimate year at university, and on track to achieve at least a 2:2 in any degree subject.

We’re looking for organised, engaging individuals that can get the best out of everyone. You should have excellent communication skills, the ability to adapt to new situations and the confidence to work with people of all levels.

What you’ll get out of it:

We’re passionate about developing the next generation of talent that will come into our industry, and that means we’ll ensure you’re surrounded by supportive colleagues and receive coaching from senior staff.

We invest in our placement students because we believe they hold the potential to become the future of our business. Over the 12-months, you’ll get a rounded experience of what it takes to work in Network Strategy, Planning and Analysis at Network Rail. Impress us, and we’ll consider you for next year’s graduate scheme.

We matter to millions. You could too.

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