Life at BuroHappold
Your salary is just the start. You’ll also be able to access a great benefits package tailored to your career stage and your global location. We want you to enjoy a positive work life balance, whilst also being able to plan for your future and wellbeing.
Life is about progress. Whether you are just starting out as a graduate engineer, or you’re an established leader in your field it’s no secret that you’ll want to keep your skills fresh and get on. We’re here to help you develop, with formal development opportunities and informal discussion groups.
Life is more than just work, we’re a social bunch. With lots of forums and communities to enjoy. From running clubs and lunchtime lectures, to our Young Engineers Forum and Share our Skills programme, you’ll find something that suits you and if you don’t we’re sure you can start something new. You’re in great company!
PLACEMENT & INTERNS
THE PROJECTS AND THE PEOPLE I AM WORKING WITH HAVE BEEN MY FAVOURITE PART OF THE PLACEMENT
I am able to put the theoretical base obtained at university into practical use, and while it has certainly been a steep learning curve, I really enjoy working alongside such an inspiring collective of engineers.
Placement Student, Structures
GRADUATES AND INTERNS
I CHOSE TO JOIN BUROHAPPOLD BECAUSE OF THE QUALITY AND DIVERSITY OF PROJECTS
The experience of working on such an interesting array of projects combined with a defined and exciting training scheme has formed a fantastic structure to develop my skills as an engineer.
Engineer, Building Service
FROM DAY ONE I’VE BEEN WORKING ON EXCITING MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PROJECTS
I am learning from, and collaborating with, some of the greatest engineers to help solve growing global coastal and river challenges around the world.
Graduate Engineer, Cities
I’VE HAD THE CHANCE TO WORK WITH EXTRAORDINARY TEAMS AND FORWARD-THINKING CLIENTS
As a planner, I have an insatiable curiosity about the forces that shape the built environment. Working here is incredible for my professional growth as no two projects are the same.
Senior Consultant, Cities
THE CULTURE, SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND COLLABORATIVE ATTITUDE IS UNLIKE ANYTHING I’VE EXPERIENCED AT OTHER COMPANIES
I’ve had the chance to work on fantastic projects from sports stadia, to art museums with incredible architects. I’ve always been provided with tailored support and encouraged to progress.
Associate Director, Facade Engineering
FROM THE FIRST DAY, I’VE WORKED ON AMAZING PROJECTS AROUND THE WORLD
BuroHappold encouraged me to apply my research on real projects. It’s fantastic to work for a company which is always striving for innovation and is willing to try new approaches with the world’s best clients and architects.
Dr Phil Hampshire
Associate, Sustainability & Physics
I WORK IN MANY LOCATIONS WITH EVEN MORE CULTURES
As an electrical engineer, the fundamentals remain, but the variety of projects, people and places means that my work is continually evolving to respect the environment I’m working in.
Associate, Building Services Engineering (MEP)
I’M POSITIVELY SHAPING SOME OF HIGHEST PROFILE PROJECTS AROUND THE WORLD
Solving complex problems relating to anything from a tight existing facade to the challenges of abstract architectural geometry are what makes this job, and the practice, truly interesting.
Senior Structural Engineer (MEP)
Collaborating with world-class architects and dealing with cutting-edge tech, makes every day unique
During my first two years I’ve had the chance to work on many challenging projects across different sectors. From high-end residential developments to landmark museums and stadia in a variety of locations, from the Middle East to London
Facade Engineer, Facades
WORKING IN THE BUSINESS SERVICES SIDE OF THE COMPANY, I AM CONSTANTLY BEING ENCOURAGED TO HELP THE BUSINESS IMPROVE
I have to think innovatively about how I can solve issues and work collaboratively with the management team to implement solutions. It is incredibly empowering and means you can see a real impact in the work that you do.
Associate L&D Consultant, Business Services
I LOVE MEETING THE FUTURE LEADERS OF THE ENGINEERING WORLD…
It’s great to work with colleagues at all levels who are passionate about promoting our brand, and educating our future leaders about what a career at BuroHappold might enable them to achieve.
I’M WORKING WITH LIKE MINDED MARKETING
PROFESSIONALS IN A PEOPLE FOCUSED
As a marketer I’m always using my skills as no two days are the same, the diversity of programmes and activity is really exciting.