If you’re planning to take a ‘Year in Industry’ as part of your undergraduate degree, or looking for a short term placement to improve your knowledge, we can provide you with valuable, challenging experiences.

You might not have heard of us, but each day, practically everyone in the UK benefits from an Amey service. If you’ve driven on a motorway, thrown rubbish in a bin or drunk water from a tap, it’s quite likely that we helped with this. We pride ourselves on delivering great services, backed by cutting-edge data and technology.

We are a diverse and ambitious company managing large and high-profile infrastructure projects, as well as providing services that keep the country running, with the ultimate goal of creating better places to live, work and travel. Making things better every day for people and communities is at the heart of the way we work.

Real experience on-the-job

On-the-job learning is a vital component of our Undergraduate Programme. If you’re successful in securing a year-long or short term placement with us, you’ll be working on interesting, real-world projects alongside and supported by technical specialists. 

We make a firm commitment to everyone at Amey to provide the support they need to achieve their individual career goals, whatever these may be. If you’re interested in a career in any of our sectors, our Undergraduate Programme will give you a firm understanding of the opportunities available to you. You’ll be able to develop your professional and technical skills and gain valuable experience to add to your CV.

We offer placement opportunities in the following areas:

  • Science, Engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical, rail and geotechnical) and Technology
  • Environmental
  • Quantity Surveying / Commercial
  • General Management / Operations
  • Business (HR, IT, finance, communications, procurement, legal and bidding)

Who are we looking for?

  • Students working towards an undergraduate degree and be predicted to achieve at least a 2:2
  • Good interpersonal and team-working skills, with evidence of problem-solving ability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • People who enjoy a challenge – we’ll ask you to work on a whole range of projects, to help you develop your skills
  • Ability to use MS Office
  • Relevant work experience would be desirable

We’ll need you to be:

  • Committed and passionate about your career and our industry
  • A natural self-starter, focussed on developing both personal and professional skills to drive your career forwards
  • Eligible to work and live permanently in the UK

How to apply

Applications to our Undergraduate Programmes are open all year round and vacancies are advertised here where you will find a list of our currently available roles. For more information, select the role you are interested in and you will be given the option to apply, then we’ll ask you a few questions and to upload your most recent CV.

If you can’t see an opportunity that’s right for you at the moment, please sign up to our 'Job Alerts' so we can tell you when a suitable placement becomes available.

Undergraduate Programme

Read more about the opportunities available on the Amey Undergraduate Programme

Our Undergraduate Programme

Undergraduates frequently asked questions

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Undergraduates FAQ's