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SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. As Europe’s largest multidisciplinary consultancy, Atkins is uniquely positioned to add value to every part of urban development and urban regeneration. Work includes projects in transport, energy, water and environment, building design, industry, communications, masterplanning and project management, health and education infrastructure. For every project, Atkins has experts with insight and sensitivity to local community issues, the political and socio-economic climate and the imperative of providing urban development that makes a lasting legacy for future generations.

Work in planning sector ranges from major metropolitan masterplans in large cities, through plans for brownfield and greenfield sites of all sizes, to urban design frameworks for market towns and declining district centres. It has set the framework for delivery of various types of development – often mixed and always very carefully integrated with their contexts. Over the past 25 years Atkins produced hundreds of masterplans – with over 500 in China alone.

 

Company works in close partnership with local government organisations, developers and local communities to plan, design and enable projects that add value for all stakeholders. Clients range from large public sector organisations and private/public partnerships to multinational corporations, as well as individual private developers such as those in the Middle East region.

geography

Asia Pacific

Middle East & Africa

North America

UK & Europe

 

Future proofing cities

Development infrastructure

Feasibility Studies

Masterplanning & Urban Design

Public Involvement

Policy Planning

Planning & Economics

Access & Inclusive Design

 

Services

projects

Leeds Station

(masterplanning)

Oxford Circus Diagonal Crossing

(urban design & transport planning)

Trafalgar Square 

(public realm design & transport planning)

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO?

graduate schemes

what's involved

Atkins offers 3-year Graduate Programme in various sectors - management consultancy, transportation, Faithful+Gould and infrastructure among them.

For planning students Atkins offers two schemes:

Transport Planning Graduate Scheme

or 

Environment Graduate Scheme.

 

Throughout the programme, you'll be provided with personal mentor and development support through internal placements. You'll have the opportunity to develop your skills through workshops and formal training, secondment opportunities and professional review and via collaborating on real projects for a range of clients. Profession-specific schemes will help you gain chartered status. 

minimum criteria

Criteria will differ depending on the position you're applying for. Minimum criteria for all candidates is:

 - you have obtained or are on track to achieve a bachelor’s (2.1 or above) or masters (2.2 or above) in a variety of degree disciplines such as: Transport Planning, Geography, Environmental Science, Economics or GIS.

APPLICATION PROCESS

1

Find here the right role for you. Consider it carefully, as you can apply only for one role. 

 

2

After you register your details online, you will be asked to take a situational judgement test. A range of work-based scenarios will be presented to you in video format and you’ll select the most/least likely outcome from a list of options.

 

3

 Fill up the full application form (give some more information about you, your experience & education). Atkins no longer require CVs so please make sure all your information is detailed in this section.

4

Online numerical and inductive reasoning tests will assess your abilities.

5

If your online application is successful, you will be interviewed by phone to find out more about you and your previous experience.

 

6

 The last stage of application is to show your best at the graduate assessment centre

DEADLINES

Positions open on the websitedo head there for more details.

internships

OPPORTUNITIES

Atkins offers summer internships which are available for all degree years, they last a minimum of 12 weeks – just enough time to give you an insight into working life and life inside SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business. You will gain:

- A valuable technical experience to support your degree 

Insights into SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business that will boost your confidence and business skills

- Direct access to complex projects for major clients whilst receiving world-class training

- Unrivalled industry exposure that will get you ahead of the game

For planning students Atkins offers two schemes:

Transport Planning Summer Placement

or

Environment Summer Placement.​

APPLICATION PROCESS

1

Find here the right role for you. Consider it carefully, as you can apply only for one role. 

 

2

After you register your details online, you will be asked to take a situational judgement test. A range of work-based scenarios will be presented to you in video format and you’ll select the most/least likely outcome from a list of options.

 

3

 Fill up the full application form (give some more information about you, your experience & education). Atkins no longer require CVs so please make sure all your information is detailed in this section.

4

If your online application is successful, you will be interviewed either by phone or face to face to find out more about you and your previous experience.

DEADLINES

Positions open on Atkins website, do head there for more details.