Costain was founded in Liverpool in 1865 and now employs over 3700 people across the UK. The company deliver a variety of different services by consultancy, digital technology solutions, asset optimisation and complex programme delivery in the following sectors; Rail, Highways, Nuclear, Defence and many more. One of Costain’s key successes is fulfilling a lead role and developing next-generation carbon capture, a technology capable of reducing CO2 emissions by 95%.
Costain offers graduate schemes which cover 11 different disciplines. This entails working with high calibre employees, having opportunities in diverse sectors, location and business areas and lastly, having access to a company-approved further-learning scheme so BEng graduates can bridge the gap to MEng learning whilst saving a year’s tuition fees. They also offer work placement and summer placement opportunities for students to gain an insight into an engineering and technology environment.
Scholarship funding via the IET Engineering Horizons bursary of £1,000 per year for up to 4 years and all the additional benefits provided by the IET.