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Opportunities for Humanities Graduates

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Post on 28-Mar-2015




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Opportunities for Humanities Graduates Slide 2 Content Introduction to Halcrow Consulting Business Group Graduate opportunities for Humanities degrees M25 Project What we look for when recruiting graduates Benefits of working for Halcrow Slide 3 Introduction to Halcrow Specialist in planning, design and management services for infrastructure development Worldwide company with offices across the globe 6 Business Groups: Transportation Water & Power Property Maritime Consulting Business Support Services Over 7,500 employees 400 million turnover Slide 4 Consulting Business Group Economics & Business Solutions Development Planning & Architecture Environment Transport Planning Slide 5 Graduate Opportunities for Humanities Why might Halcrow have opportunities for Humanities graduates? Interested in broadening our scope beyond engineering, scientific and mathematical degrees Humanities courses often utilise skills that would benefit our business; Analytical Problem Solving Dealing with complex organisational problems, Although within infrastructure, they are still political, social, environmental and economical issues, e.g.: Revenue forecasting Appease public opinion Achieve wider social aim Examples within our business: Pedestrian Modeler, has an English degree Transport Planning and Economic & Business Solutions areas would have the most relevant opportunities for Humanities Slide 6 M25 Project The business case must reflect the Projects objectives ObjectiveResultCriterion Increase accessibilityYESLower journey times Reduce congestionNOMore delays & queues Improve environment localYESClearer/cleaner local roads Improve environment nationalNOMore vehicle miles/emissions Net benefits to societyYESTime savings & journey opportunities Financial performanceNONo revenues Slide 7 What we look for A minimum 2:1 is expected but exact requirements are advertised for each role Enthusiastic Committed Communication skills Numeracy Problem solving skills Analytical We welcome applications from candidates with degrees in any discipline for opportunities in our non-engineering and scientific market sectors. We also have a number of summer/work placement opportunities available. Slide 8 Benefits of Working for Halcrow 28 days holiday plus bank holidays Flexible working scheme Pension scheme Private medical insurance Life assurance Professional development & training opportunities Mentor support Internal progression Slide 9 Graduate Intakes There is no deadline for applications which are welcome all year round. Please apply online at: [email protected]/graduates