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Apply to join our graduate and placement schemes

Our graduate and placement programmes are competitive and we receive a high number of quality applications every year.

The application process reflects the strength of our graduate offering and our search for applicants who are serious and enthusiastic about working for Network Rail.

We are no longer accepting applications for our 2017 graduate and placement schemes, with the exception of the following schemes:

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduate scheme
  • Civil Engineering and Electrical and Electronic Engineering year in industry placement

Applications to these schemes will close on Monday 27 February 2017.

Throughout the process it’s essential that you demonstrate consistency, professionalism and a strong knowledge of our organisation and our stakeholders. 

We strongly recommend that you read the below information on the various steps of the process before starting your application, to give yourself the best chance of succeeding.