If you're currently at university, consider a work placement or internship with Atkins. It will help you get a better understanding of the areas that inspire you the most. You’ll also develop your technical skills and gain valuable experience to add to your CV.

You will be paid and you will be making important contacts in the industry at the same time… and if you do well and you enjoy working at Atkins, you’ll be able to fast-track through part of the graduate recruitment process further down the line. In fact, this would be the ideal starting point for a graduate career with us.

Our paid undergraduate opportunities include:

Summer Internships - for students who are currently studying at university. Internships are available for all degree years, but please check job descriptions for individual business requirements.

Industrial placement – these are longer placements for students and they count towards your university degree. They are typically between 8 and 12 months long.

Hear from undergraduates at Atkins in this video

How to apply

Search and apply for vacancies at

Complete an online application form

Decide which business you would like to work in, then complete an application form. Please note, you can only apply once. Our placement opportunities are updated when vacancies become available, so if you see a placement that is of interest after you have submitted your initial application please contact the graduate recruitment team and we will consider amending your application.


If you're successful following the application review, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face OR telephone interview. This is the final stage of the process. We'll let you know the outcome of your interview as soon as possible.