University: Reading University
Course: Quantity Surveying
What do you like about working at Turner & Townsend?
I get the opportunity to work on projects that will impact the British economy and improve people's standard of living.
What’s the culture like at Turner & Townsend?
We don’t have your traditional corporate environment; there's lots of collaboration with other teams and departments.
How are you finding the graduate scheme?
Great! You get the opportunity to network with other graduates from other offices around the UK and meet interesting speakers at the graduate events.
What training and development opportunities are available to you?
Your training and development is only limited by yourself. You have all the opportunities you could wish for.
How are graduates viewed in the company?
Valuable. You are the future of the company and will be treated with respect.
What projects have you been able to work on?
I've worked on various projects ranging from one of the world's largest investment banks to my current project with a major client in the water sector.
This week I…
I'm working on delivering my client's waste disposal sites, if these waste disposal sites are not completed in time it will mean that people won't have running water.
A typical day for me is…
My typically day will involve meeting with key stakeholders, contractors and the client's team and working within my team to deliver day to day objectives.
Any other information you would like to share?
Working for Turner & Townsend will mean that you have a lot of responsibility on your shoulders but you will get the support you need.
Your training and development is only limited by yourself. You have all the opportunities you could wish for."