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Work experience at engineering firm Buro Happold

At engineering firm Buro Happold they offer a structured one-week programmes every July, exposing students to a wide range of areas to give a true flavour of the type of work they deliver.

Throughout the week there will be a series of workshops that are aimed to not only give students an introduction to core engineering disciplines, but also across business services such as marketing and finance, this is to develop a wide understanding of the industry.

They also include site visits to bring engineering to life!

At the end of the week the students are tasked with producing a concept design presentation for a current project.

Applications for the 2024 work experience weeks are open from 17th January 2024. Please prepare a CV and covering letter and email them to the HR team by April -

Work experience dates: London - Monday 15 to 19 July 2024

Find out more here: -

Application requirements:

Your application must include a covering letter to be considered. Please answer the following questions in your cover letter and ensure that your CV and covering letter are a maximum of one page each:

  • Why engineering and what has driven you to apply to our programme?

  • Which engineering discipline excites you the most?

  • Who’s your favourite engineer and why?

  • Where do you see your career beginning?

  • What makes you stand out from your peers?

Skills we’re looking for

  • Passionate about engineering and creating new concepts.

  • A creative thinker who challenges the normal way of working.

  • A sound communicator who enjoys working as part of a team, not afraid to discuss your ideas and way of thinking.

  • A committed character who wants to take something away from the experience.

Please send your application to



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