Infinite possibilities

To be the best at what we do and deliver real value to our clients, we look for the best graduates to join our firm. Bring a head full of ideas, a drive to keep exploring, and we'll provide the support and opportunities you need for a challenging and fulfilling career.

Europe is Arup’s most diverse region employing more than 1,500 staff in 8 countries. Each year we welcome more than 100 top graduates to our teams in Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, and Turkey.

When you join Arup, you immediately become part of Arup’s global community comprising tens of specialist skills networks and forums working on some of the most recognised projects in the region, and the world.

100+ Graduate roles recruited annually across Europe

Hear first-hand from our grads in Ireland about our projects, people and culture. Copyright MainFrame TV

Developing you from day one

We are uniquely committed to developing our graduates through formal and informal training, mentoring and hands-on experience.

Throughout your time as a graduate, you will be provided with structured training via Arup University and local training schemes where necessary. You’ll also receive continual guidance from experienced supervisors and tutors throughout your time as a graduate.

We hire people across a wide range of specialisms – from accounting and finance, through civil and structural engineering, to IT and communications specialists. Some of the things we look for in people include:

  • An appropriate qualification for the position and country you are applying for

  • Proven skills in effective communication

  • An ability to speak one or more languages relevant Arup's business areas

  • An interest in working in other Arup locations

  • A genuine passion for the arts, culture and design

Meet our graduates

Anna Sima

I joined a very dynamic, diverse team, where I can develop my skills and learn from people with various experience at all levels.

Ioannis Karampetsos

I like the client orientation and that is all targeted to promote and excellent result to the client. I also, enjoy the friendly and social environment that our office provides.

Jenny Flink

Arup’s offices around the world have great collaboration which gives staff opportunities to travel and experience working on projects in different countries.

Taking your career forward with Arup

Our aim to provide fulfilling and rewarding careers demonstrates our commitment to our people. From your first day, you’ll join an unrivalled community of experts in a supportive culture where everyone’s happy to help and genuinely wants to see you succeed.


Starting your application

Our recruitment process is both comprehensive and confidential, designed to make sure we’re a good fit and that you’ll get the most from the program you’re applying for.

Each country in which we recruit his slight variations in its recruitment process, and you’ll find full details with each role. The below provides you with an overview of our process:

European graduates 2019
Applying for a graduate role

Data protection

The above process, as well as our Recruitment Platform (Taleo), ensures we are retaining candidate records in accordance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and that Candidate CVs are fully secure.