Sustainability Graduate

How long: 2 years

Where: London/Hybrid

Up to 50% of time can be spent working from home over a 4-week period. Hybrid working arrangements may alter subject to business requirements.

Salary: £28,500 rising to £30,000 in year 2

What you'll need

A minimum of 2:2 degree in one of the following (or similar):

  • Environmental Management
  • Sustainability
  • Geography
  • Business Management
  • History
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
  • Economics or Finance
  • Design or Architecture
  • Town or Development Planning
  • Finance accountancy
  • Communication
  • Project Management

You may be required to undertake a medical, which may include (but is not limited to): drugs and alcohol screening, eye test and hearing test.

What you'll be doing

Your two-year development programme will be made up of four different placements within TfL each lasting six months. You'll gain experience across different roles and in a variety of different departments. Each Sustainability Graduate's journey will be unique, our current graduates are in placements in:

  • Responsible Procurements
  • Facilities Management
  • Highways Assets
  • Transport Strategy & Policy
  • Projects, Consents & Urban Design

As part of gaining understanding of TfL's core work, the scheme includes up to a week of shifts working with Customer Service Assistants in a centrally located London Underground station.

Where this career can take you

Sustainability needs to be included in every role at TfL and at the heart of every decision we make. You'll be a part of a strong and growing network at TfL that is passionate and actively working to progress our sustainability goals in every part of our organisation.

You'll get training and peer support to help you apply sustainability in all your placements and future career at TfL.

This scheme focuses on creating sustainability leaders who can influence outcomes in roles including, but not limited to:

  • Environmental Management
  • Responsible Procurement
  • Finance (including sustainability financial disclosures, climate budgeting)
  • Project and Business Management
  • Policy and Legal Affairs
  • Commercial Strategy
  • City Planning
  • Stakeholder Relations
  • Technology and Data
  • Governance
  • Urban Design
  • Asset Operations and Strategy