Planning and Development - Year in Industry

How long: 1 year

Where: Victoria, London 

You will be expected to be in the office 4 days a week.  With agreement from your manager you may work from home one day per week.   

Salary: £21,824

What you'll need

You will be at university working towards a minimum of a 2:2 degree in urban planning, geography or another relevant real-estate discipline.  

You will need to have completed at least two years of university by September 2024 to be eligible for this scheme 

What you'll be doing

You will be a Planning and Development Assistant in the Property Development, P&D team; helping realise Mayoral objectives to deliver new homes, affordable housing, high quality place making and income generation through the development of TfL property across the commercial estate. You will undertake planning research, appraise potential development sites and opportunities, review planning policy, provide planning advice to colleagues and generally support the progression of development schemes.   

Whilst you will be part of the P&D team, the role will also provide opportunities for you to gain experience of other roles in property development.  You will work closely with other parts of TfL, the GLA, local authorities, developers, consultants, and other key stakeholders. 

You will make a valuable contribution to exciting and innovative projects in London, helping you to develop your understanding of the planning and the development process. 

Our aim is to equip you with a range of skills and experience to supplement your degree studies and help you embark upon your successful career.  

Where this career can take you

Students who have competed this programme have secured positions as planning consultants in large London real-estate practices. This Year in Industry placement would also be relevant to those seeking built-environment careers in: 

  • Housebuilding and other development 
  • Surveying 
  • Property research and data 
  • Academia 
  • Innovation 
  • Sustainability 
  • Local Government 
  • Civil Service 
  • Political and corporate communications