Graduate Programme

Building Future Capability

Working alongside highly skilled project teams you will gain specialised technical skills and knowledge. The programme will prepare you to become a project leader of the future. Working in a truly innovative environment you will learn how to collaborate effectively with culturally diverse teams. The Collen graduate programme puts your development first. It is structured in a way that combines formal training and practical work experience in a dynamic environment.

The 18-24 month graduate programme commences in June each year and follows four stages. Each stage takes you along a path of further growth.

  • Induction: an overview of company operations and the functioning of the wider organisation

  • Training & Development: on site, on-the-job learning in a process driven, digitalised environment with a dedicated mentor

  • Professional Development: fully supported access to further technical development through post graduate studies; Certified Continuous Personal Development (CPD); Construction Information Technical Alliance training & events (CITA); Chartership with Engineers Ireland and relevant governing bodies relative to your discipline

  • On-the-job Learning: through project rotation across the various business sectors that Collen operates in.

Entry Requirements

A final year student or recent graduate from a bachelor’s degree or higher in one of the following disciplines:

  • Architectural

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)

  • Building Services Engineering

  • Civil Engineering

  • Construction Management

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Quantity Surveying

  • or a related engineering or construction discipline

Ideally a grade point average of 2.1 or above

Eligible to work and live in Ireland/ EEA without restrictions.

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“If you are motivated, ready to challenge your capabilities in an onsite environment; driven to make a difference with a commitment to safety, sustainability and diversity this programme is for you.” Trish Gillespie, Talent Manager

Interested in joining the Collen Graduate Programme?

Get in touch with our team today.