You could help make a real difference on some of the most exciting and complex engineering challenges happening right now. We offer a range of specialist disciplines to our graduates every year.

Our graduate programmes offer a real step into a life-long career in engineering and consulting.

The application window for our 2021 Global Graduate Programmes will be opening soon.

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Industrial placements

With a number of specialist teams here at Buro Happold offering Industrial Placements, you’ll be working on real life projects, learning, and making a big difference to some exceptional engineering projects around the world.

Applications for our Industrial Placements are open. These are available to current university students on a course including a year in industry as part of their degree.

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Summer placements / Internships

We offer a variety of opportunities for students currently at university. They provide a great insight to the working world and a springboard into a future career at Buro Happold.

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Work experience (UK)

Our one week structured programme for those studying towards GCSE and A levels will introduce young, aspiring students to our commercial environment – exposing them to all aspects, from engineering design projects to finance and marketing. 

Work experience is co-ordinated by our Young Engineers Forum and run over specific weeks in the summer.

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Hear from previous experiences

Buro Happold offers a fantastically rounded placement experience with opportunities to work on inspiring projects and to work with people who truly love what they do.

Alex Lee
Graduate Mechanical Engineer, Bath

My happiness here reflects the amount of work put into improving the experiences of employees and interns. Reinforced by high quality, challenging projects.

Lara Balazs
Sustainability Engineer, Manchester

I am working on LEED certifications for several projects, including UCLA and recently started learning energy modelling by working on a net zero energy model for the studio city recreation in Macau

Sara Kingman
Graduate Sustainability Engineer, Los Angeles

I had an incredible industrial placement year and found it extremely rewarding. I thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to apply the knowledge that I learnt at University to such interesting real-life problems.

Aaron Powell
Graduate Energy Engineer

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