CAREERS IN… Civil Engineering & Built Environment

The links below are relevant to your subject area and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities. You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied.

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Careers information

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find careers advice, graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

  • Job Sectors – A comprehensive career guide to jobs in a specific sector, and practical information on finding a job in your chosen area.
  • Job Profiles – Search A-Z of job profiles or view job categories – includes typical employers and vacancy sources
  • Options with your subject – Explore options with a degree in Building & Construction Management and Civil Engineering and related subjects.
  • Job Vacancies – Search graduate jobs, graduate schemes, internships and work experience opportunities with graduate employers.

Careers in Construction – Careers information and news.

RICS Recruit – CareersRICS Careers information and articles.

CIOB – Your Career – Find out about career pathways in the built environment.

CIOB – Novus – Novus is a dedicated, passionate group of young professionals preparing young people to be the next generation of construction industry leaders and provide a direct link from undergraduate to Chartered membership

CITB – Careers in Construction – Careers information and news related to the construction industry.

The Engineering Council – Information for students and graduates.

Summit Skills – building services careers – Find out about building services engineering.

Jobs and Work Experience

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Building4jobs – Construction and built environment jobs.

Careers in Construction Jobs – Browse by job function and location.

CBS Butler – Engineering recruitment is the cornerstone of CBSbutler’s expertise, and we boast an enviable track record of securing and supplying the best industry talent for over three decades. Take a look at the Engineering Jobs here

CIWEM Jobs – On the CIWEM Jobs Market, you will find the latest water and environmental jobs for the UK and abroad.

Cobalt Recruitment – A specialist recruiter within the construction & real estate sector who also often hire surveyors as Recruiters who are keen to try out a different career path.

Constructor UK – Construction jobs and recruitment site.

Earthworks – Includes Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering and Surveying.

Engineeringroles.co.uk – Search engineering roles by specialism and location.

Fish4Jobs – Engineering – Search for Civil and Structural Engineering.

Go Construct – An industry-wide initiative that aims to attract, inform and retain a talented workforce for the Construction and Built Environment sector.

Gradcracker – Gradcracker is the UK’s careers website for engineering and technology students. Search work placements/internships and graduate jobs.

Green Jobs – GreenJobs lets you find Environmental Jobs and Renewable Energy Jobs from top employers and recruitment agencies. Including Built Environment Jobs, BREEAM Jobs, Engineering Jobs, Landscape Jobs and Landscaping Jobs.

ICE Recruit – Access ICE Recruit to find civil engineering jobs.

Indeed.co.uk/Engineering – Placements – Job site that includes placement search.

Institute of Civil Engineers – civil engineering jobs.

Integra People – Integra People is an award-winning national technical recruitment agency providing temporary, contract and permanent resourcing solutions to the IT and telecoms, construction, energy, industrial & manufacturing industry sectors. We have offices across the UK and place candidates in job roles nationally.

Just Construction – Search jobs by sector and location.

Just Engineers – Includes Building Services and Construction jobs.

Macdonald & Company – a leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate, built environment, energy and environmental sectors.

New Civil Engineering Jobs – The New Civil Engineer job site – search by specialism and location.

PropertyWeek4Jobs – Search jobs UK wide.

PropertyJobs – Property jobs and careers advice from Estates Gazette.

RICS Recruit – RICS – Recruit gives you access to the latest graduate jobs in the surveying, property and construction industries, both in the UK and abroad.

Science & Technology Facilities Council – student internships – One of Europe’s largest research organisations specialising in science, engineering, computing and technology. STFC offer a variety of opportunities for undergraduates including: sandwich placements and paid vacation schemes. Whilst working at STFC you will gain on the job work experience, working on real projects alongside expert scientists and engineers.

STEM Graduates – Specialised careers site for students studying Science, IT, Engineering and Maths subjects. Includes jobs with an immediate start and graduate schemes.

STEM Women – Promoting Opportunities, Employers and Events to Female Students (and Graduates) studying STEM subjects.

Target Construction – Construction & Building Environment graduate jobs, internships and careers advice.

TargetJobs Engineering – Engineering graduate jobs, internships and careers advice. – search Civil & Structural Engineering and Construction & Building Services.

Target Property – Property graduate jobs, internships and careers advice.

The Engineer – Find jobs by industry, region and function.

The Recruitment & Employment ConfederationREC is the professional body for the recruitment industry in the United Kingdom.

The Structural Engineer Jobs – The Institute of Structural Engineers jobs board.

Thomas Telford Recruitment – Thomas Telford Recruitment is linked to the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), on whose behalf it principally supplies chemical, civil, structural and safety engineers.

Top Engineer – Search engineering jobs by sector and location.

WISE – View the latest STEM job vacancies from employers with a positive attitude to recruiting a diverse workforce.

Recruitment Agencies

Matchtech.com/civil-engineering-jobs – Matchtech is one of the UK’s largest recruitment companies dealing with civil engineering jobs.

Hays.co.uk – Civil Engineering – Hays Civil Engineering Recruitment Team have a variety of civil engineering jobs available with offices throughout the UK.

Thomas Telford Recruitment – Thomas Telford Recruitment is linked to the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), on whose behalf it principally supplies chemical, civil, structural and safety engineers.

Employer Directories

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Prospects – Find Graduate Employers – Search graduate employers.

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