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The Graduate Scheme Programme

Our Graduate Scheme is a two year programme that will equip you with the tools needed to have a successful career at the Berkeley Group and will give you exposure to all areas of the business. From day one you will gain the real hands on experience on cutting edge projects while being supported and nurtured by market leading experts.

You start your career with a two week induction designed to give you a dynamic and informative experience ahead of your start date. We offer graduates the opportunity to be involved in roles at all stages of the Development Cycle.

You will gain experience and exposure in all core areas of the business by integrating yourself into them in 4-6 week cycles all of which are completed months 1-6. For months 6-24 you will be back in your business learning about your department and if applicable starting your professional accreditation.

Applications are now open, apply here

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'The Berkeley Group Graduate Scheme offers an opportunity like no other, you are quickly integrated into your operating company, with high levels of responsibility and a great sense of accomplishment early on.'

Hannah Swarbrick,

Commercial Graduate, South Quay Plaza- Berkeley Homes South East London


The Benefits


The Departments

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Construction Department

About the Role

The construction department manages the build process from receipt of working drawings through to the delivery of homes and commercial property to the end user. There will be plenty of time out of the office on site, coordinating all contractors working on our sites and taking responsibility for health and safety and sustainability issues.

Common Routeways:

- Construction Management
- Construction Project Management
- Construction Engineering
- Civil Engineering

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Technical Department

About the role

The Technical department focuses on manging the design process of the development once planning consent is granted. As a technical graduate you will be liaising closely with the land, commercial and construction departments to ensure a seamless transition from design through procurement and construction. You will be managing the entire design process and ensuring the requirements stipulated at planning are adhered to.

Common Routeways

- Architecture
- Architectural Technology
- Civil Engineering

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Commercial Department

About the role

The Commercial department is responsible for the procurement of materials and contractors used in the construction process, for on-going costs and contractual management for the development. The team works closely with the technical and construction departments to ensure that what is being built is accurate, on time and to budget.

Common Routeways

- Quantity Surveying
- Finance
- Maths
- Accounting

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Land & Planning Department

About the Role

The Land and Planning department is focused on identifying and sourcing development opportunities and acquiring new sites across London, Birmingham and the South of England. As a land graduate you will be involved in preparing and submitting an application, negotiate purchases and have continued involvement throughout the life of a development; from development appraisals to the drafting of legal agreements and the continuous evolution of existing planning consents.

Common Routeways

- Real Estate
- Planning and Property Development
- Urban Design
- Spatial Planning


Case Studies

What does a graduate job at Berkeley actually entail? Hear what our recent graduates have to say:

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Graduate Talks

Graduate Talks

Graduate Talks

Graduate Talks


How to Apply?

  • Applications are now open, apply here
  • Applications for the Land and Planning department close on Friday 29 November, with all other departments closing on Friday 24 January 2020.
  • Successful applicants are invited to attend a first stage assessment centre.
  • If successful, you will be invited to attend our final stage assessment centre.
  • We will contact you at our earliest opportunity to let you know whether you have been successful or not.

Come and Meet us

The Berkeley Group will be attending the following events on campus, come down and meet our current graduates and recruitment team and let us answer any questions you may have.

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Wednesday 25th SeptemberCASS UniversityReal Estate Careers Forum
Wednesday 25th SeptemberHeriott Watt UniversityConstruction Careers Insight Event
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Tuesday 8th October Reading Real Estate FoundationEvening Lectures
Wednesday 9th OctoberReading UniversityRREF Careers Fair
Thursday 10th OctoberBirmingham UniversityCareers Fair
Thursday 10th OctoberLiverpool John Moores UniversityBuilt Environment and Civil Engineering Careers Fair
Thursday 10th OctoberUWLBuilt Environment Careers Fair
Monday 14th OctoberOxford Brookes UniversityConstruction Careers Fair
Tuesday 15th OctoberNottingham UniversityCivil Engineering Careers Fair
Wednesday 16th OctoberBristol UWEMeet the Employers Careers Fair
Wednesday 16th OctoberKingston UniversityCareers Panel
Friday 18th OctoberBrighton UniversitySET Careers Fair
Monday 21st OctoberUCLCareers Fair
Tuesday 22nd OctoberSheffield UniversityCareers Fair
Wednesday 23rd OctoberBristol UWEProperty Bootcamp
Thursday 24th OctoberNottingham Trent UniversityProperty, Design and Construction Fair
Wednesday 30th OctoberSheffield Hallam UniversityNatural and Built Environment Fair
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Wednesday 6th NovemberLoughborough UniversityArchitecture, Building and Civil Engineering Careers Fair
Tuesday 12th NovemberReading UniversityBuilt Environment Careers Fair

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How to Apply

Applications open Friday 27th September and will close on 31st January 2020.

Apply now

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FAQ

Visit our FAQ page to see frequently asked questions relating to the Graduate Scheme.

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Contact us

If you have any questions relating to our Graduate Programme, please contact:
T: 01932 584559
E: graduate.scheme@berkeleygroup.co.uk