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Graduate & Undergraduate Programmes

Severn Trent
Contract Type
Digital, Engineering, Environment, Finance
West Midlands / East Midlands (Role Location defined in specific roles)
Expiry Date
Tap into your potential. Our graduate and undergraduate programmes are designed with your career journey in mind. They are designed to help you develop and be the best you can be.

Job Description

Graduate & Undergraduate Programmes – Severn Trent


We want you to use your thirst for knowledge, dedication and intellectual excellence to become a future leader at Severn Trent.


Our Programmes



Within finance you gain an insight into the financial structures that underpin the important work we do at Severn Trent. Our team accounts for projects such as infrastructure building and repair, as well as overseeing internal finances such as salaries, cash management and insurance. They also manage financial operations such as cash flow and have an impact on how we can spend in smarter ways.


From design to delivery, our projects let you take your engineering career in the direction you want. We will help you on your way with an end-to-end overview of the engineering process and you’ll regularly work side-by-side with experienced engineers.

You’ll have opportunities to create and implement new construction techniques and systems and think outside-the-box to solve challenging problems. The role also involves carrying out assessments for projects and taking on leadership and management responsibilities.

Digital Technology

Our technology team help us embed customers at the heart of everything we do, while driving excellence and continual innovation.

Joining this team, you’d be involved in creating innovative technologies that deliver an unbeatable customer experience, building key digital skills from coding to business analysis. You’d also gain exposure to different teams across the business as you could work on a combination of big budget transformation programmes and fast-moving, agile delivery projects.

Visitor Experience

Visitor Experience Team you will become a skilled Ranger, working closely with the environment, caring for the wildlife and communities that surround our sites and leaving a lasting legacy – changing lives in the process. The team are the first point of contact for our four million annual visitors and are responsible for delivering high quality conservation, access, recreation and education.


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Entry Requirements

Life doesn’t always go to plan. If you didn’t get the grades you wanted, there’s still a place for you here if you let your potential shine through.

Whatever scheme you’re interested in, our entry requirements are bespoke to each role. We aim to be as flexible as we can in the routes you could join, as well as offering many different starting levels.


We have also removed degree classification from our selection criteria for graduate/undergraduate programmes.


What’s essential is that individuals come to us with drive, the ability to learn, adapt and approach problems from different angles. If you tick those boxes, you should have a look into the programmes on offer and apply!


Why Severn Trent?    

Think of water and you probably think of us. We’re one of the largest regulated water companies across England and Wales. Severn Trent runs through the heart of the UK, providing essential services from the Bristol Channel to the Humber, and from Shropshire to the East Midlands.

In Wales, our customers are looked after by Hafren Dyfrdwy, our new company is the teaming up of Dee Valley Water and Severn Trent and will bring wonderful water to mid and north-east Wales. The partnership combines an existing warm community approach, with the perks of being part of a wider public company.


Together we are part of Severn Trent PLC where our passion is making sure wonderful water reaches our customers and taking their waste away safely, so that they can put the kettle on or jump in the shower without thinking.


Our teams are dedicated to maintaining the flow of water to and from our customers’ homes. We’re continually investing in our people and infrastructure, so everyone can tap into the wonderful water we provide well into the future.


You’ll be part of a team that will help drive change in our business:


We change lives

Our communities are always changing, and we have ways of keeping up. Using new digital platforms to keep in touch with our customers and new initiatives for reducing the cost of water.


We shape the future

By joining us, you’ll be helping us to deal with new pressures on resources and help to grow a sustainable future - for everyone. Whichever role you work in you can be sure that you’ll be making a positive impact for generations to come.


We deliver something special

We are responsible for the world’s most precious resource in our area. The buck stops with us. Severn Trent is driven by the shared values of the business and its employees. Together we will act with integrity, protect the environment and focus on our duty to our customers


Wonderful for all


We’re creating an inclusive company. We’ve created a culture that encourages all of our people to think of each day as an opportunity to do something better.

Many of our best ideas come from our people – helping to improve our service and reduce costs.

Our most ambitious goals depend on brilliant ideas, no matter who they come from.


We recruit differently so that people in our region know all about the opportunities Severn Trent has to offer.

As employers, we welcome people from all walks of life and promote diversity and inclusion.