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 London, renowned for delivering exceptional projects. We specialise in various areas, including flood risk management, highways engineering, hydraulic modelling, asset management, policy development, and strategy implementation. 

Why begin your career with us?

At Metis, our most valuable asset is our people. We celebrate a diverse mix of cultures, experiences, beliefs, and backgrounds, fostering a supportive environment based on meritocracy. Here, you’ll find friendly, intelligent, and unique colleagues ready to support you on your journey.

As a company, we consistently advocate for sustainable approaches with our clients. Our B Corp certification stands as a testament to our commitment to improving the environments and communities we impact.

The Metis Early Career Programme offers aspiring engineers a unique opportunity to engage in diverse projects primarily situated in London, enabling you to make a tangible difference in our communities.

When you choose to join us, you’ll discover a distinctive environment where you can:
  • Thrive in a collaborative and culturally 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.
Application Process:

As a company on the rise, we seek ambitious individuals who resonate with our values and purpose. If you’re seeking an exciting opportunity for professional growth and wish to contribute to our journey of making a meaningful impact through our work, we’d love to hear from you.

Kindly send us your CV accompanied by a cover letter to careers@metisconsultants.co.uk.

Within your cover letter, please elaborate on why joining Metis appeals to you and outline what qualities make you an ideal fit for this role.

Please note, applicants who do not submit a personalised cover letter will not be considered.

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