Summer placement scheme

Summer placement scheme

Our summer placements are aimed at undergraduates looking to gain work experience to support their university studies.

Our summer placement schemes last between 8 and 12 weeks. They are a great way of getting a taste of a career at Balfour Beatty. Most are based on project sites such as Crossrail or on our highways schemes. They offer a competitive salary and invaluable professional and personal work experience. 

Our summer placement scheme offers roles in:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Commercial Management

If your degree is in another discipline there may be other schemes to suit you.

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Not only will you gain valuable experience, you will also receive a competitive salary for your time with us. In the final weeks of your placement, you may be invited to attend our Graduate Assessment Centre. This could lead to the chance of joining one of our graduate schemes.

Scheme location:


Entry qualifications required:

You must be studying for a degree, of which the subject is relevant to the placement. You will usually need to sit and pass aptitude tests depending on the placement. Full details will be stated in the job advert.


How to apply

Get some tips and find out more about the application process here.

Here are the application steps to follow: 

1. Click apply online.

2. In the keywords search box type your relevant terms such as: summer placement etc.

3. Click 'search' to see all our latest vacancies.

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