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The application process

Arup strives to be a great place to work and develop. And in order to keep it great, we’re looking for exceptional people to join us. As well as having excellent, relevant academic results, you will be hungry to explore opportunity and eager to make difference in shaping a better world.

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. Scroll to the bottom of the page to apply for the Graduate Program in your location.

We’ve outlined the stages of our selection process below.

1. Initial selection

Your application will be reviewed against the following criteria:

  • degree awarded 

  • academic achievement 

  • relevant experience 

  • evidence of team interaction 

  • written communication skills 

  • your responses to the additional questions 

  • the results from the online assessment

  • your working rights for the selected country

2. Psychometric assessment and video interview

During the application process, you will be asked to complete an online psychometric assessment to help us get to know you and your skill set a little bit better. If you are successful in moving through to the next stage, you will also be asked to complete a video interview, which will involve submitting a recording of your answers to the questions provided.

3. Interview

Your interview will be held at your local Arup office and you will meet with managers of the team you’ve applied for a role with. They may ask you to complete some pre-interview preparation; you will be advised of this when you are invited for an interview.

4. Reference check

Two of your referees will be contacted to conduct a reference check.

5. Offer

Pending suitable references from your nominated referees we will post you a written offer of employment. The offer pack will also include further information about Arup and the specific conditions and benefits of your employment.

6. Acceptance and start date

Your acceptance of a position is by a signed and returned employment contract. A start date is also agreed at this stage.


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