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Students & graduates

Balfour Beatty believes people are at the heart of all that we do. We have a longstanding reputation for attracting, recruiting and developing the next generation of future leaders and providing the right stepping stone from education into the world of work.  

We are proud to say that we:

  • Recruit over 100 apprentices each year, adding to the 450 currently under training
  • Annually recruit more than 500 graduates worldwide
  • In 2014, we joined The 5% Club and are committed to the aim of ensuring that 5% of our UK workforce are apprentices, graduates or sponsored students on structured programmes within the next five years
  • Are rated by our graduates as one of The Job Crowd’s Top 10 Construction and Engineering Companies For Graduates To Work For
  • Are ranked in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers, and The Guardian Top 300 Graduate Employers
  • Sponsor 40 ‘Get Into’ programmes in partnership with The Prince’s Trust to provide training and work experience to the long term unemployed

Whether you are a school leaver, student, undergraduate or graduate, we have lots of opportunities for you to join our business at different stages of your education, allowing you to begin to build a bright future with us. 

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