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Moving You Forward: The Crossrail Graduate Scheme

The Crossrail Graduate Scheme offers graduates the opportunity to play a key role in Europe’s largest construction project.


The programme lasts for two years during which you will undertake structured placements whilst working towards your professional chartered status. 

You will work alongside project management teams, contractors and designers on real problems and help to identify appropriate solutions.

You will work with some of the world’s leading engineers and develop a deep knowledge of this exciting sector, offering you an excellent platform from which to launch your future career.

Additionally there will also be a chance to get involved in volunteering.

There is a range of opportunities to volunteer at Crossrail including speaking at schools, colleges and universities, supporting young people in their career aspirations towards university and apprenticeship programmes.

Applications for our 2015 Graduate Scheme have now closed. 


We are offering a competitive package with some of the best benefits within the industry, including a competitive salary and pension scheme, healthcare and two free staff Oyster passes which cover Buses, Tubes, Trams, and DLR for yourself and your nominee.

If you happen to live outside of the London area, we offer a 75% reimbursement option on your annual standard class Rail Season Ticket.

As part of the programme you will also receive:

  • Supervision and support by highly experienced professionals including a mentor to provide coaching and pathway advice throughout the placement.
  • Experience of controlling budgets, tasks, people and resources.
  • Expert knowledge of this growing sector and skills that will equip you to work on a range of future projects in the UK and abroad.

With only a limited number of placements available during the lifetime of the project, we are  offering you a unique experience and an exciting range of future career paths.


Due to the limited number of places available we are looking for exceptional candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • A minimum 2:1 degree in a relevant discipline.
  • High standards of written communication, verbal, numerical and inductive reasoning.
  • Skill in analysis and problem solving.
  • A commitment to the aims of Target Zero Health & Safety standards.
  • Positivity in identifying and embracing change.
  • Collaboration and an enthusiasm to share information, knowledge and skills.
  • A strong focus on internal and external customers.
  • A commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

If you are interested in helping to deliver this world class transport system please download and complete the application pack.

Applications for our 2015 Graduate Scheme have now closed.