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2024 Summer Placement Programme – Building Surveying (Consult) – Local Government Sector – Manchester (June Start)

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Jan 31

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • University students (graduating in 2026) with a year in industry component, 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above (including Maths and English), and a proactive, innovative, and service-excellence mindset.
  • The candidate will support building surveys, assist with report preparation, liaise with internal teams and stakeholders, provide CAD drawings, solve construction problems, adhere to health and safety standards, analyze survey data, and provide general administrative support.

Summer Internship

Business, Operations & StrategyManchester


  • This role starts in June 2024, and is based in Manchester in the Local Government sector within our Consult engine.
  • Delivering for everyone, everywhere. The work of government never stands still: changing requirements necessitates adaptation and evolution. And so too, their estates. The public sector faces many challenges when delivering projects and programmes for the communities they serve. From building homes to modernising leisure facilities there are tight timescales. Pressed budgets. Constantly changing political priorities.
  • Our team provides a range of services to both public and private sector regeneration clients, from project managing large programmes of work for social housing providers, to scheme design and placemaking. And our development team are specialists in initiating and bringing forward new schemes, working in partnership with investors and stakeholders to create vibrant new communities.
  • In our Consult engine, you’ll be part of a global think tank where innovation and sustainability take the lead. We collaborate closely with clients to understand their individual challenges, lending new ideas and fresh thinking to make strategic decisions and shape project directions. We will follow our clients where they work, often sharing their locations. Whilst we visit projects and sites, Consult is more about delivery of creative solutions than hardhats. If on-site action speaks to you more, our Construct engine might be your scene – check out the hands-on roles we have there, where you’ll be turning plans into reality on the ground.


  • This programme is for university students whose degree includes an option or requirement to complete a year in industry with a graduation year of 2026
  • 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • We’re looking for ambitious people who want to make a difference in the world. Proactive people who aren’t afraid of barriers, innovate, and have a genuine passion for service excellence.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Business, Operations & Strategy


  • In Building Surveying, you will play a key role in assisting with the delivery of professional building surveying services, developing working knowledge to inspect building fabric systems for the purposes of asset management reporting and construction project delivery. Some of your main responsibilities will include:
  • Assisting with building surveys for various building types for assessment, defect identification and diagnosis and project monitoring
  • Contributing to the preparation of reports to meet the client's scopes of services
  • Supporting the preparation of reports, specifications and contractual documents to assist with the management of construction projects
  • Liaising with internal (including multi-disciplinary) teams, and stakeholders
  • Providing assistance/support for technical drawings as required using Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Applying working knowledge in discipline providing the team with support to solve construction and project-related problems
  • Adhering to good practice implementation of Health & Safety and Quality Assurance.
  • Providing support for project survey data analysis and assists with general discipline administration
  • Supporting with general administration assistance and support to team members/project


Work type

Full time

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