Business and Communications Industry Placements 2024 - 28162
Who we are
We are inspiring the people we work with to help the country to not only survive but thrive through the challenges of a changing climate. We want to keep people safe and protect the things that matter to us all – our natural spaces, our wildlife and our future.
We are committed to making our organisation as diverse as the environment and represents the communities we serve. Our society and environment are changing, bringing us new challenges all the time. We need a diverse workforce to help us deliver better for the different communities we serve.
Joining the Environment Agency provides you with the opportunity to pursue many career paths whilst you are with us – developing complementary skills in frontline place-based delivery, shaping and influencing future strategic direction and providing inspirational and creative leadership.
Are you part of the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than you found it?
The Environment Agency has exciting opportunities for you to do just that.
Our 12-month industry placements give you the opportunity to gain valuable experience whilst complementing your studies and personal and professional growth. This scheme could lead to various career pathways across the Environment Agency and kick start your future!
You'll be working on challenging and varied projects that really matter and will make a difference.
You could be in a role which develops your:
-Use of digital technology
-Awareness of sustainability
The support you get includes:
-Pastoral support through mentors, office buddies, industry placement student community, and access to our staff networks
-An industry placement specific welcome event with lots of engagement activities and guest speakers. Access to a wide range of training and development courses
Behavioural Based Assessment
On submission of your application, you will receive a link to complete an assessment via a company called Artic Shores. Information on your next steps will be included in the email. You should receive this within 24hrs of your application submission. See the candidate pack for more information on the process.
You’ll be involved in the delivery of exciting projects and a varied range of work, all of which will enhance your skills and knowledge. You will learn about our organisation, gaining insight to develop ideas for a future career.
We are looking for applicants with a variety of skills and behaviours, and the willingness to develop within new areas.
We will ask about your preferences in the application form, and we will contact you to find out more about your interests and align these to the roles we have to offer.
-You are a UK, Commonwealth or EEA (European Economic Area) national
-You have the right to work in the UK
-You will have completed a minimum of two years of your degree in any subject*°
-You have graduated from an undergraduate degree or master's degree programme in any subject*° within the last 12 months (from June 2023)
*If successful, you will be required to give evidence of your qualification (expected or awarded).
°We are particularly keen to hear from you if you studied within a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline.
Everyone starting in a new role will be welcomed into the team and given all the training/support needed. After a comprehensive induction, you will be provided with all the equipment required for your role.
We offer an extensive range of employee benefits and the opportunity to progress your career with us via professional training routes such as apprenticeships and degree programmes.
For questions relating to these roles, contact email@example.com
This vacancy closes on 27 November 2023, interviews will be held from 20 November. We encourage you to submit your application early.
30/11/2023, 23:55 hours
After you have submitted your application, you will be sent a link to access a site called Arctic Shores. This will take you to an online assessment for you to complete. The next steps will be explained, and you can take the test at a time convenient for you. If you think you may require any reasonable adjustments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are fully committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce to reflect the communities we serve. We welcome flexible working patterns for all our vacancies, including job share, so please include clearly any information regarding your preferred working arrangements on your application.
We also have a Guaranteed Interview Policy to support those with a disability who are seeking employment. We have committed to guaranteeing an interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.
The Environment Agency, as a Non-Departmental Public Body, is committed to providing value for money and utilises Central Government frameworks and contracts for all external recruitment needs. For this reason, we are unable to engage with the market directly through post, email or phone calls . Should you wish to become a support supplier on one of these frameworks or contracts please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/become-a-crown-commercial-service-supplier/becoming-a-supplier-through-the-crown-commercial-service-what-you-need-to-know for more information.
This Vacancy is closed to applications.