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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 for our Graduate Scheme is now closed.

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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

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How to Apply?

  • Applications for our Graduate Scheme will open on Monday 4 January 2021. All candidates will be required to fill out an application form, upload a CV and upload a 1 minute video. 
  • Successful applicants are invited to attend a first stage interview.
  • Successful applicants are invited to attend a final interview.
  • We will contact you at our earliest opportunity to let you know whether you have been successful or not. 

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How to Apply

Applications now closed.

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If you have any questions relating to our Graduate Programme, please contact:
T: 01932 584559