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Graduate Development Programme

See your next step as a graduate at Veolia

So you’ve finished university – what next?

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Whatever you’re looking for after graduating, there are all kinds of reasons to join us here at Veolia.

From the meaningful impact we make on our communities, to the exciting career prospects we offer, we’re a global company with one goal. To push for sustainable transformation. And we’re making that happen through innovation that helps industries, cities, and communities use energy, water, and waste more sustainably.

With over 163,000 team members across a range of different roles, it’s a huge effort. But we’re all united by our individual and collective ambition – to provide smart environmental solutions that make a lasting difference, and build a career we can be proud of. No matter what role you have, when you join us you can play a key role in achieving our vision, and we can make yours happen too.

Join our two-year Graduate scheme

As a Graduate, you represent more to us than just the future of our team. You’re key to what we’re doing now too. So we’ve done everything possible to create an environment where you can put what you’ve learned into practice and keep progressing with learning and development opportunities. With us, you can build a career that lasts as long as the sustainable future we’re pushing for.

Two years of comprehensive training

Our two-year core Graduate development programme is delivered to all Graduates as part of the wider cohort. With hands-on experience and genuine responsibility, you’ll learn through a mix of in-person and virtual sessions.

Even after you finish the programme, you can continue learning for as long as you want to. We’re strong believers in continuous development here at Veolia and actively encourage and support all our people to keep going.

Some of the areas you’ll learn more about include:

  • Graduate Induction
  • Risk Awareness
  • Manual Handling and Fire Awareness
  • Communication Skills
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Project Management
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • Influencing and Negotiation Skills
  • Personal Brand
  • Networking
  • 360 Coaching
  • Psychometric Insights

Placements across the UK

Whether it’s through training, shadowing, mentoring, or coaching, we ensure all our placements offer you the perfect chance to grow on both a personal and professional level. On top of that, you’ll also have open access to our HR team when it comes to your development, so you’ll never be isolated no matter where you are.

How we’ll reward you

Naturally, great work deserves great rewards. As a Graduate with us, you’ll get:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual holiday
  • An award-winning cycle-to-work scheme
  • Savings on many high street brands and shops
  • Company pension scheme
  • A Graduate Awards Ceremony
  • Leadership & Management Development