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Arup is a global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants providing a range of professional services to clients around the world. With over 12,000 staff in more than 30 countries, ARUP make international team-working part of everyday life.

ARUP town planners advise the private, public and third sectors to guide each stage of the development process. With long-standing experience in the planning and economic development sector, ARUP offer their clients a broad spectrum of consulting services.

ARUP specialise in producing sustainable policy, plans, frameworks and masterplans that, in turn, give the insight to guide projects that are in sympathy with visions for local or regional development.


The Americas


Middle East


Australia/New Zealand



Sustainable building design

Intelligent transport solutions

Programme and project management

Smart cities

Planning policy advice

International development

Environmental consulting




Liverpool Waterfront (masterplanning)

Broadgate Circle London (masterplanning)

Stratford City




graduate schemes

what's involved

ARUP is looking for more than 200 graduates to join them in a wide range of disciplines each year.

In addition to your salary, you can expect a welcome bonus, bi-annual profit share, and a market-leading flexible benefits package. You’ll be provided with a mentor, plus a tailored development plan. A mentor can partner you for a range of professional accreditations.

ARUP also provides a training package, which includes access to their Skills Networks, the hundreds of courses available at Arup University and informal networking.

minimum criteria

A sound technical background in a relevant degree. Requirements vary from job to job, so please refer to the specific job description. All candidates must meet the following criteria:

- You should have obtained, or are predicted to obtain, a 2:1 or above (or equivalent) in a relevant degree;

- You should not have more than two years relevant post-graduate work experience, following the completion of your most recent degree. This does not include placements and year in industry courses.



Search for the graduate scheme at Complete an online application form and an account will be created for you.



ARUP will get back to you to let you know if you are through to the next stage. This will be a short telephone interview.



After passing a telephone interview and a business review, 

you’ll be invited to an assessment centre. This will take place in the office that best matches your skills and interests, and their requirements.

There, you’ll meet the team and take part in a technical exercise, a group exercise and a competency-based interview.


Deadlines for specific roles vary and are included in the job description. You can also request email alerts here for relevant positions as they arise.



ARUP offers a variety of placement opportunities each year in different areas - quantity surveying, masterplanning and urban design among them.


Duration: summer internships - from 6 weeks,

industrial placement - up to a full year



 Search for an internship at Complete an online application form and an account will be created for you.



Upload a cover letter, CV and some details about your degree. 


After the application deadline you will be notified if you're successfully through to the interview stage (a phone or face-to-face). You’ll also be invited to meet the team and see the office before joining us.


Request email alerts here for relevant positions as they arise.

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