Put simply Network Rail runs, maintains and develops Britain's rail tracks. This includes looking after its signalling bridges, tunnels, level crossing as well as a number of key stations. Network Rail took over the infrastructure of Britains's railways in 2002 operating has a 'not for dividend' company.
Network Rail seeks dedicated and enthusiastic graduates with the commitment and drive required to become future leaders of the organisation.
Network Rail offers structured graduate programmes which fall under two broad groups – Engineering and Business Management.
Network Rail runs the following graduate programmes in engineering:
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Graduates on engineering programmes build their industry and techincal knowledge withing a structured environment.
Network Rail runs the following graduate programmes in business management:
- IT & Business Technology
- General Management
- Health, Safety & Environment
- Human Resources
- Project Management
- Supply Chain
Graduates learn directly from senior professionals and are given freedom to explore their role all whilst benefitting from a structured training programme.
- Number of Graduate Vacancies per Year:
- Applicants per Place:
- Location of Vacancies:
- Starting Salary:
- £26,500 plus £2,000 welcome bonus.
- Minimum Educational Requirements:
- 2:2, preferably in a relevant discipline for Business roles; 2:2 in relevant discipline for Engineering roles.
- Internships Offered:
Graduate Employer League Tables
- Overall Intake: 75 (22nd)
- London: 20 (25th)
- South East: 15 (18th)
- Scotland: 10 (31st)
- South West: 10 (21st)
- North West: 5 (44th)
- West Midlands: 5 (30th)
- Yorkshire and the Humber: 5 (30th)
- East of England: Fewer than 5 (94th)
- Wales: Fewer than 5 (50th)
- Transport & storage: 75 (1st)
- Science, research, engineering & technology professionals: 40 (18th)
- Business, media & public service professionals: 25 (15th)
- Corporate managers & directors: 10 (16th)