Early Career Opportunities

We’re passionate about inspiring the next generation of engineers and environmental consultants and work closely with several universities to offer exciting and educational graduate programmes. In addition to our graduate programmes, we offer opportunities for students to join us on internships and sandwich year work placements. These are paid positions and are a great way to experience life as an engineer.

Established in 2009, Metis is a respected civil and environmental engineering consultancy based in Richmond upon Thames, renowned for delivering extraordinary projects. We specialise in various areas, including flood risk management, highways engineering, hydraulic modelling, asset management, policy development, and strategy implementation.

Why choose us to start your career?

At Metis, we value our people as our greatest strength. The Metis Early Career Programme offers you, as an aspiring engineer and environmental consultant, a unique opportunity to participate in diverse projects primarily located in London, enabling you to make a meaningful impact in our communities.

Furthermore, our formal training agreement with ICE, coupled with our active partnerships with CIWEM and CIHT, will provide you with valuable opportunities for skill development in line with the latest industry standards.

When you choose to join us, you’ll discover a distinctive environment where you can:
  • Thrive in a collaborative and diverse team of talented and passionate professionals. We not only support your journey but also celebrate your individuality.
  • Experience professional growth in an environment that values your well-being and makes learning enjoyable and rewarding.
  • Be an integral part of our caring meritocracy, where your contributions are recognised, and your achievements are celebrated.
  • Have fun while working: We offer opportunities for team-building outings, sports days, and a variety of exciting indoor and outdoor activities throughout the year.
  • Maintain a work-life balance: Our diverse team members are at different stages in their lives, so flexibility in our workday helps manage life’s demands. Metis is an organisation that supports and celebrates the reality of what a diverse team requires.
Your Benefits at a Glance:
  • 25 days annual leave, with the option to buy up to two weeks additional leave.
  • Pension scheme (we match employee contributions up to 7% of salary).
  • Access to private medical cover.
  • Flexible working in our offices in central Richmond (SW London).
  • Professional institution membership, as well as the professional development necessary to meet your objectives.
  • Company mobile phone.
  • Cycle to work scheme (with showers and bike parking in the office building).
  • Interest free travel loans.
  • Up to one paid volunteering day per year.

Read Aaron's Story

“As a child, I always had an interest in things related to construction such as toys like Lego, games like Minecraft and construction vehicles. ”

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Read Charbel's Story

“Growing up, I was always interested in maths, science and problem-solving. A career in engineering seemed to be the perfect combination of all my passions. ”

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Read Lauren's Story

“Metis offered access to senior staff and technical experts to learn from and offered an opportunity to work on a range of different projects. ”

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Read Matt's Story

“For as long as I can remember, interests of mine have always been solely linked to either the creative or logical side of the brain with my two majors in school being Art and Mathematics. ”

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Read Nick's Story

“I studied Geography and Natural Hazards at university, and always had an interest in geography and the natural world. ”

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