We look for people who:
Applications have now closed. Applications for Sandwich Year Placements will reopen in September 2018.
We offer undergraduates 12 month placement opportunities in a variety of departments. Supported by industry experts whilst gaining hands-on experience, our placements provide the platform to implement course theory in a practical setting.
Spending a year in industry as part of your degree is highly rewarding and provides you with a platform to implement course theory in a practical setting. Supported by industry experts you will be working
on live projects, gaining hands on experience and enhancing personal development in a nurturing environment. You will expand your industry knowledge which will support you in future studies and provide the foundations to pursue a successful career in the construction industry.
Our industrial placements are available in the following departments:
What happens after your year with us?
Our year in industry complements our graduate scheme and will give you an excellent foundation for continuing your career with Berkeley Group. On successfully completing your placement and achieving your degree you will be given the opportunity to return to Berkeley Group and join our award winning graduate scheme. The majority of our industrial placement students are offered a position on the graduate scheme and return to Berkeley group on completion of their degree.
1. Apply online
Complete the online application form. Applications open on 24 September and close on Friday 25 January 2019.
We recommend that you prepare your responses in advance in a word processing programme in order to check spelling and word counts. We receive many applications for the scheme and the overall quality is very high.
We recommend that you research the Berkeley Group and our developments. The most successful candidates put time into answering the questions on the application form and demonstrate a genuine interest in the company.
Applications made by email or post will not be accepted.
2. If successful attend an assessment centre
You will be invited to attend a half day assessment centre at one of our offices. The initial assessment centre will be looking at candidate's values, beliefs, outlook and behaviour to ensure they fit within Berkeley's culture.
You will undertake a number of tasks both in groups and individually to demonstrate your skills.
3. If successful attend a final interview and assessment centre
I'll be invited to attend a final half day assessment centre at one of our offices.
These assessment centres will be attended by the directors from the divisions, they will include individual and group tasks along with a panel interview and pre-prepared presentation to our Directors.
Your technical competencies and soft skills will be assessed at this stage.
4. If successful you will receive a job offer within 48 hours
Successful applicants will receive a job offer within 48 hours of attending their final interview and assessment centre.
5. Successful Undergraduates begin work
Industrial year students will join us in autumn 2019. You must be able to start in a full time capacity by this time so please do not apply this year if you will not have completed your studies by that time or are planning on taking a gap year.
Berkeley will be attending the following events on campus, come down and meet former alumni and our current graduates and recruitment team and let us answer any questions you may have.
|CASS University||Careers Fair||Wednesday 26th September|
|Robert Gordon||Careers Fair||Tuesday 9th October|
|Reading University||Careers Fair||Wednesday 10th October|
|Westminster||Careers Fair||Thursday 11th October|
|Herriot Watt||Careers Fair||Thursday 11th October|
|Oxford Brookes Careers||Careers Fair||Monday 15th October|
|Sheffield University||Careers Fair||Tuesday 16th October|
|Bristol UWE||Careers Fair||Wednesday 17th October|
|UCL - Engineering and Built Environment||Careers Fair||Monday 22nd October|
|Bristol UWE||Careers Fair||Wednesday 24th October|
|Nottingham University||Careers Fair||Thursday 25th October|
|Nottingham Trent University||Careers Fair||Wednesday 31st October|
|Loughborough University||Careers Fair||Wednesday 31st October|
|Reading University||Careers Fair||Tuesday 13th November|
|Portsmouth University||Careers Fair||Monday 5th November|
|Kingston University||Careers Fair||Wednesday 10th October|
|University West London||Careers Fair||Tuesday 13th November|