Transport for London

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Transport for London

TfL keeps London working, moving and growing. Every day more than 31 million separate journey segments are made across our network. No other city is as recognised by its transport system as London. Its red buses, black cabs and Tube trains are known the world over.

We work to make journeys easier through technology and data. We provide modern ways to pay through Oyster and contactless payment cards and provide information in different formats to help people move around London.

We run the day-to-day operation of the Capital's public transport network and manage London's main roads. Our programme of transport capital investment is one of the world's largest. It is building the Elizabeth line, modernising Tube services and stations, transforming the road network and making it safer.

We do that through supporting our teams of talented people. Our graduate schemes are a great opportunity for you to enhance your skills and develop your careers.

Our graduates are engaged, involved and solve problems from the start. They can be tasked on anything from transport capacity, an ever-growing population and creating a fairer, greener, healthier and more prosperous city. Our graduates come from all backgrounds, bringing their diverse talents to transform the city around us. We're constantly looking for new ways to innovate and our passion is to create a future for London that is sustainable.

With graduate roles across our organization, ranging from technology and business to engineering, we offer many opportunities for you to grow with us. We'll give you challenging projects and you'll be given responsibility from the start.

How we'll develop and support you

Whilst on the programme, we'll support your technical development through a wide range of on-the-job practical experiences and placements. We'll also support your professional development through a combination of classroom-led training courses, online training courses, mentoring opportunities and structured networking opportunities with scheme alumni. You will receive one-to-one support throughout the programme from your Line Manager. You'll also be connected to a 'buddy' who will be an alumnus from the programme

Rewarding you

If we are to attract the right talent and retain the energy and commitment of our people, we must provide the rewards for that to happen.

Our benefits:

•Final salary pension scheme

•2 Free Oyster cards for you and your nominee

•75% discount on National Rail Season Ticket and interest-free loan

•30 days annual leave plus public holidays

•Private healthcare discounted scheme - optional

•Tax-efficient childcare payments

•Tax-efficient cycle-to-work programme

•Retail, health, leisure and travel offers including discounted Eurostar travel.

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Training & Profiles

Shaping London’s future

Every journey matters to us. Yours too. To help us implement the Mayor’s Transport Strategy between now and 2031, we’re looking for bright individuals, great communicators and creative thinkers to join our dedicated team of 30,000 employees. Join us on one of our graduate schemes or student placements and, as well as enjoying some exciting career opportunities, your work could make a real impact on the future of the Capital – and the lives of the people who live, work and visit here.

The right move for you

We offer schemes in many disciplines, covering everything from graduate opportunities and year-in-industry placements to summer placements. They are grouped into six areas: Built environment, Business, finance and communications, Engineering, Management and planning, Surveying, and Technology.

All our schemes involve working on projects where you have responsibility from the start. Whichever area of work you choose to apply for, you can expect support, training and development worthy of one of London’s largest employers. What’s more, we’ll encourage you with your professional studies, ensuring your career journey with us is as challenging, rewarding – and fulfilling – as possible.

  • Mechanical Engineering Graduate at Transport for London
    19-Jun-2017

    It was with two people, an enigneering manager and an HR representative. It started off with competency questions surrounding team work, communication skills, conflict resolution etc. It then went on to some technical questions in which i was given

  • TfL - Electrical Engineering Graduate Programme at Transport for London
    06-Apr-2015

    Online tests before the phone interview. Phone interview had standard competency questions lasting about 25-30mins. In face to face, 2 interviewers were present; one from the HR asking competency questions and the other a Senior Engineering

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The facts

Created in 2000 to manage London’s transport network

Hiring 160 graduates for 2015

It takes 28,000+ employees to keep the capital moving

A workforce representative of London's diverse communities

A Times Top 100 graduate employer