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Join our Graduate Programme, which is designed to nurture your skills and provide a structured pathway to success in the construction industry. We celebrate diversity and welcome graduates from all backgrounds and stages of their careers. Whether you're just starting with a summer or year-out placement, joining our Graduate Programme or bringing a wealth of experience from non-construction related degrees, we have opportunities tailored to your journey.

Diverse paths, Endless possibilities: Join us and Shape your future!

  • Structured Development Programs

    We believe in investing in our talent from day one. Join one of our structured graduate programs to provide you with the skills, knowledge, and experience you need to succeed.

  • Hands-on Experience

    You'll get hands-on experience working on real projects from day one. Whether you're on-site or in the office, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects that make a difference.

  • Continuous Learning

    We believe that learning never stops. That's why we offer ongoing training, mentorship, and development opportunities. This commitment to your growth ensures that you'll always be equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to excel in your career.

  • Supportive Environment

    At our company, we foster a supportive and inclusive workplace. Your ideas are not just heard; they are valued. You'll collaborate with experienced professionals who are dedicated to your success, making you feel like a valued member of our team.


Our Graduate opportunities 

Engineering: Our engineering graduates have the opportunity to develop innovative engineering and construction solutions across a range of disciplines on some of the UK’s biggest construction projects.

Quantity surveying: We offer an excellent opportunity to develop the skills needed to become a leading quantity surveyor. You will receive training and mentorship from some of the industry’s best, ensuring your ability to manage and control the costs of major multidisciplinary projects from tender to post-completion.

Construction management: Our graduates have the opportunity to work across the UK on some of the biggest and most complex projects, working with some of the best project managers, designers and in-house service teams to become the leaders of tomorrow.

Corporate services: Our corporate services graduates help us provide the unique support that our business needs to achieve its objectives while ensuring consistency of information, systems, and procedures across the group. We also offer a combination of programmes that can lead to professional accreditations.


Career path

Site-based career path: Immerse yourself in site engineering or project management, quantity surveying, design management, and other key disciplines, gaining first-hand experience on the front lines of construction projects.

Off-site career path: We have a wide range of opportunities beyond the construction site, including bid management, ICT, marketing, finance, and human resources. Your skills and interests can flourish in roles that contribute to our success in diverse ways.

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Skills Beyond the Classroom

While technical skills are important, we believe that qualities like a willingness to learn, teamwork, adaptability, and a drive to make a difference in our communities are equally crucial to your success at VolkerWessels UK.

Ready to embark on a fulfilling career journey with us? Explore our early careers opportunities and join a team dedicated to building and improving communities for future generations.

  • Our early careers

    Ready to jumpstart your career journey? Dive into exciting industrial training placements, graduate positions and apprenticeships with us, where you'll learn by doing and grow alongside experienced mentors!

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  • Working for us

    People are the heart of everything we do, and we are constantly looking for ways to invest in and develop our teams and their career paths.

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  • Apprenticeships

    Your career path is yours to shape. Whatever your passion for working in our industry, there’s likely an apprenticeship to suit. Our people are studying over 57 different types of apprenticeships, so there’s boundless opportunities to explore in your chosen field.

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  • Placements

    Work placements are a fantastic way to experience a taste of life in our industry. We offer opportunities for schools, T-levels and undergraduates.

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