Graduate Opportunities

We offer talented graduates the opportunity to utilise and develop their skills, enriching the start of their careers.

We provide mentoring and coaching support with access to learn from all seniority levels of our business .

Our graduates are quickly integrated into our project teams, to have a voice within the team, to make a difference and bring new ideas. We offer learning and development through on-the-job training and guiding graduates to achieve professional qualifications.

Whether you relish the day-to-day challenges of Project Management, appreciate the complexity of Quantity Surveying and Cost Management or have the necessary strategic vision for advisory, CPC offers you the opportunity to build your career in an environment that will give you the support, experience, responsibility, training and development to succeed and thrive within one of the largest privately-owned consultancies in the UK.

We look for graduates with the right capabilities and behaviours to work alongside our teams and help our clients to succeed.
We hold a Graduate Assessment Day every year.

You can apply to be a considered for our 2024 Graduate intake by sending your CV to: and registering your interest before the closing date below. Our assessment day will take place towards the end of 2023.

How to register your interest

You can apply to be a considered for our 2024 Graduate intake by sending your CV to: and registering your interest before the closing date below. Our assessment day will take place towards the end of 2023.


Application Opening Date: Open Now (send your CV to:

Application Closing Date: 1st October 2023


Eligibility criteria

  • Ideally, you will be predicted 2:1 or above in your undergraduate degree.
  • Studying for a degree in a relevant subject matter such as construction, surveying, engineering (civil, mechanical, electrical), project management or similar:
  • Right to live and work in the UK (we are unable to offer visa sponsorship).
What to expect

Graduate Assessment Day

The Assessment Day is by invitation only, which means that following your application, CPC will notify you if you have been successful.

We will focus on exploring your competencies, skills, expectations and ambitions, and why you would like to be part of CPC. Once we confirm your invitation, you will be sent the relevant details in advance, so that you are fully informed and can prepare for the day.

Joining CPC

The graduates we recruit share our values and are strategic, analytical thinkers who see solutions where others see problems. They come from diverse backgrounds, but usually have a degree, embrace challenges, welcome responsibility and have real passion for learning on the job.

We have opportunities in a range of locations across the UK. These locations will act as a base, but as is the nature of consultancy, you may be expected to work from a client site or to visit client locations. We would expect you to be mobile and flexible to enable us to service our client’s needs effectively.

In addition to a competitive salary, CPC Project Services provides comprehensive benefits, including private healthcare, cycle to work scheme, private pension, holidays, retail discounts, training and development, personal performance- based bonus and annual salary review.

Training & Development

From day one you will work within your team and receive the training and support you need to flourish. CPC fosters an agile and close-knit culture that will see you given on-the-job training and responsibility for your our own projects as soon as you are ready.

You will have all the tools and support you need to excel, including constant access to your line manager, early exposure to Partners and Directors in the business and a designated ‘buddy’ to help you with day to day challenges.

Your in-house support is blended with external qualifications and professional accreditation which could include the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Association For Project Management (APM), the Chartered Institute Of Building (CIOB) and the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to ensure you become an industry leading professional.

Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management

Quantity Surveying & Commercial Management is crucial in delivering best value to our clients and safeguarding their return on investment. You will support your line manager by delivering a wide range of tasks to the highest quality standards.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Estimating and producing cost plans
  • Drafting the procurement documentation
  • Checking and analysing tenders, conducting cost checks and valuations
  • Analysing the numbers for the final accounts and liaising with the client
  • Contractors and designers

If you are interested in a career in Quantity Surveying/Commercial Management then please register your interest and submit your CV to:

Project Management

Project Management involves learning the theory behind all aspects of delivering a successful project, and the and challenges of putting the theory into practice across different schemes and clients.

Day-to-day you will work collaboratively with different teams internally, liaising with stakeholders to manage expectations, identifying, analysing and mitigating risks, ensuring projects are being delivered on time, on budget and within scope, and ensuring that our clients’ requirements are fully understood by our supply chain.

If you are interested in a career in Project Management, then please register your interest and submit your CV to:

Equality – Diversity – Inclusion

We recognise and value the diversity of our people and are committed to developing working practices which will allow every employee to contribute their best, regardless of race, sex, marital status, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or any other irrelevant factor.

Our company values are at the heart what we do, how we perform and how we deliver an exceptional service for our clients. CPC welcomes anyone who shares our values and drive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace and has a zero tolerance approach to discrimination. The industries we operate in still face challenges in attracting and retaining diverse talent. It is our duty to all work together to make positive change.

For more information on CPC EDI Strategy, please click here

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a key part of CPC’s business strategy.

We are committed to taking full account of the impact of our operations and always aim to respect the needs of our people, clients, suppliers, the local community and the environment.

Our strategy is based around four key pillars:

  • Providing a Great Place to Work
  • Protecting the Environment
  • Being an Ethical Business
  • Giving back to the Community

For more information about CPC’s Corporate Social Responsibility, click here.


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