Graduate schemes and year in industry programmes

Our range of exciting graduate programmes take from 1 to 4 years. They're designed to give you a range of experience and skills to drive your career forward. 

Our graduates contribute to real change, helping us meet our bold ambitions. 

We'll welcome you into our wonderful world of water. Every day you’ll take steps to make our small corner of the world that little bit better. 

Our graduate schemes have now closed for our 2022 intake. We’d love you to register your interest for our next intake which will open early 2023. 

If you are still looking for a placement year or looking for your first job now you’ve completed your studies we do have two internship programmes open with a start date of 26th September. Applications close 17th July.

Graduate schemes

Year in industry programmes

Meet some of our graduates


Finance Graduate

"I love my job because I get to work in different areas of finance and learn exactly how the financial department of FTSE 100 company works."


Finance Tax Graduate

"Alongside getting stuck into a technical role, Severn Trent offers so much opportunity for development and helps you become the best that you can be!"


Graduate Design Engineer

"I love my job because I have a great degree of control and freedom within my job and that it pushes me harder to take on new and challenging opportunities every day."


Graduate Project Coordinator

"My level of responsibility and exposure is outstanding. Alongside the level of support that is available, I'm really motivated to keep learning and pushing myself. You can get so much out of every day!"


Business Leadership Graduate

"The Business Leadership Programme is a crash course in all things Severn Trent! From HR to Operations,  project management - I'm learning a multitude of skills, whilst getting to manage people too!''


Graduate Design Engineer

"My role is to provide innovative design solutions that look forward to the future, adapting to business and environmental needs. I can't wait to see them making a difference!"


Business Leadership Graduate

"I really enjoy my role as it allows me to get involved in various initiatives around the business, as well as gain new skills that are different to my degree! I also get to  be out on site and in the office depending on the tasks, which keeps the role challenging."


Business Leadership Graduate

"The business leadership programme has allowed me to explore so many different career options and developed my skills beyond what I could've imagined."

No such thing as a silly question 

We embrace curiosity. It’s one of our core values. If you've got any questions about any of our graduate scheme or apprenticeships, just get in touch with our team.  

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