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Our continued success depends on you – the next generation of specialists who will help steer the world towards a better future for communities and the environment, though collaboration, expert knowledge and daring to think differently. We’re looking for someone who is committed to tackling environmental and sustainability challenges, ideally with knowledge of impact assessment as well as environment and sustainability legislation, policy, guidance, and best practice more generally. As a Graduate Consultant in our Impact Assessment Practice Area (IAPA), you will be involved in research and analysis, combining desk studies with site visits. You’ll employ your creativity to develop ideas and solutions to deliver effective environmental and sustainability outcomes and improved project performance. 
As a member of our Impact Assessment Practice Area (IAPA) you’ll be delivering a wide range of projects within multi-disciplinary teams. You’ll need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and ambitious, as well as having…

Ideally, you will have a relevant first degree and, potentially, a relevant post-graduate degree. Relevant first or post-graduate degree subjects include:

We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of efforts to address the key issues facing society, including decarbonising infrastructure and achieving net zero, reversing the decline in biodiversity, tackling the housing crisis and promoting community wellbeing. 3 IAPA projects include large-scale renewables, electricity and gas transmission, commercial and residential development, high-profile transport infrastructure, marine and coastal development, minerals extraction and waste management, and evidence to inform the preparation of spatial and land use plans.
IAPA work includes:

IAPA is part of the Environment & Sustainability (E&S) business, which has a workforce of some 730 staff across the UK and Republic of Ireland. E&S provides environment and sustainability solutions for public and private sector clients and is at the forefront of efforts to tackle the climate and biodiversity emergencies. It comprises the following practice areas: Acoustics; Air Quality; Ecology; Geospatial & Data Services; Heritage; Landscape; Water Environment; Impact Assessment; Planning; Climate Change, Sustainability & Resilience; Stakeholder Engagement; and ESIA & ESDD (international environment and sustainability work).
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine on our website. 
When you start with AECOM, we will pair you with a senior member of the team who will guide and mentor you through your initial period of working on live projects and business development proposals. Your responsibilities will include:

Our graduate roles provide a fantastic opportunity to establish your career and gain valuable work experience helping to deliver challenging and high-profile projects. Your first role as a graduate sets the foundations for the rest of your career – AECOM will ensure you receive the training, mentoring and diversity of experience you need to set you on a path to success. 
Our Graduate Development Programme (ADVANCE), along with our huge scope of projects across the globe, will challenge and inspire you to make a real difference to the world we live in. Our programmes form a core part of our business strategy globally, designed to develop the best talent across numerous disciplines to lead our business into the future. We have more than 1,000 graduates on our programmes across the UK and Europe from more than 30 different disciplines – and each and every one of them makes a tangible difference to the environment we all live and work in.
We will provide you with all the tools and support you need to achieve your professional development ambitions, including chartership with the relevant professional institution. We demand the highest standards and expect our graduates to pass their professional review first time. You will be assigned a mentor to support and guide your progress and on-the-job training will be provided with the opportunity to work on live projects. 
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