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Undergraduate Work Placements and Internships

Spending time working at Arcadis prior to graduating is a brilliant way to kickstart your career and get first-hand experience of life at Arcadis. Not only will you get to work alongside skilled professionals, but you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to real projects and get hands on experience whilst earning a salary. Many of those who join us on work placements or internships go on to join our Graduate Grow Programme after the successful completion of their degree. Those looking to join us as an undergraduate have two options: Internships (10-12 week summer internships) or Work Placements (12-month undergraduate work placements).
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Our undergraduate opportunities

We have a wide range of opportunities for undergraduates with 10-12-week summer internships and ​​​​12-month work placements across many disciplines. These include Engineering, Project Management, Cost Consulting, Building Surveying and Specialist and Science areas such as Ecology, Land Quality, Environmental Impact Assessment & Planning.


Whichever route you chose, you’ll have the opportunity to improve quality of life. Whether you’re helping our clients to get value for money and bold, digitally enabled solutions; working on building smart infrastructural solutions; supporting on organising the creation of large, complex and iconic programs of work; or supporting on projects concerned with protecting our environment and water resources. You’ll have the opportunity to enrich lives and enable communities to thrive. During your placement you will earn a salary and we will provide you with the experience you require to support and finalise your studies. You’ll benefit from on-the-job training, mentoring, and the assistance you need to develop and succeed.

We’re constantly seeking innovative thinkers who challenge everything. ​​​​​​​ Explore more about our Early Careers opportunities and how you can become the next problem solver for the planet.

Application opening dates

Work Placements: we have one intake every year and open for applications in September, for start dates between July to September.
Internships: we have one intake every year and open for applications in September, for start dates in June/July.
We recommend early applications as we review on a first come first serve basis

Step 1
Apply Online

You’ll apply for your chosen programme online through our website. You’ll be required to submit an up-to-date CV.

Step 2
Online Behavioural Assessment

You’ll complete a series of tasks across various levels in an interactive assessment that will capture how you respond to challenges, approach problems, deal with ambiguity, and manage uncertainty.

Step 3

The final interview is made up of two parts. Firstly, we will assess your competencies, behaviours, and suitability for the position. Part two focuses on your technical knowledge.

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Undergraduate opportunities

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