We are looking for people who would like to join our community of Architects in a mission to Shape a Better World. We continue to design buildings that are simple, purposeful, efficient and beautiful, that are technologically advanced and sensitive to environmental and human needs in line with Ove Arup's vision for ‘Total Architecture'. 

Our projects span various sectors, including transport, sport, science and industry, commercial buildings, and social infrastructure and we work closely with Arup's unparalleled range of engineers and specialists to create the most beneficial outcome for our clients, for society and for the planet.    

We offer our staff the opportunity to undertake short or long-term assignments to other regions and research is central to our culture. Arup University and our Foresight and Innovation team allow us to differentiate our services and encourage individuals to follow their passions in their work. Our teams have access to state-of-the-art digital tools, and the flexibility to work from home for up to 3 days each week – we are committed to providing the highest quality services to our clients whilst also championing wellbeing for all members of our team.  

You will join a vibrant, diverse, multidisciplinary office. Working directly with the Architecture Team, you will provide strong design support through all stages of project development in a range of “Total Architecture”, multidisciplinary projects.  

Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract.

To apply

IMPORTANT - If you decide to apply, please upload the following as part of your application:

  • Your anonymised portfolio
  • A word document listing the following, with no personal information added:#
  • University Qualifications
  • University Modules
  • Professional Experience
  • Software and drawing skills
  • A Cover Letter

Please upload as part of the ‘Supporting Documents' section of your application. Do NOT upload your CV – please remove all personal information from supporting documents, including your name and university from the portfolio (including any header and/or footers).

Is the role right for you?

 The following is expected for the Part 1 Graduate:  

  • Degree in Architecture and courses which are RIBA Part 1 accredited,
  • Demonstrates design flair with both creative and analytical skills, 3d thinking and ability to draw by hand alongside knowledge of relevant design and visualisation software applications  
  • Highly motivated, proactive with a passion for learning new skills in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment. Communicative, Curious, Collaborative, Conceptual Thinker, Collegiate with excellent planning and organization skills
  • Interested in sustainability and climate change resilience
  • English speaking 

We're looking for people who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work.  Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we'd like to hear from you.

You should be able to start this opportunity in September 2024