• April 23rd 2024
  • Starts at 15:00
  • Amersfoort
  • Arcadis
  • New Dutch Connections
  • Closed

Arcadis Talent Academy - work experience track

Are you a motivated candidate with a strong background/interest in engineering?

Do you want to work at a world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets? If you want to develop both your technical skills and personal growth within a dynamic work environment, Arcadis might be the perfect fit for you! Starting from April, Arcadis, in collaboration with New Dutch Connections and The Refugee Talent Hub, is launching another six-month Talent Academy for refugee talents with diverse backgrounds in engineering and data organization.

About the Arcadis Talent Academy

The Arcadis Talent Academy is a six-month program with a paid job as a goal. This initiative aims to provide professionals with a refugee background the opportunity to enhance their skills and gain firsthand experience in the Arcadis work environment. The Academy places a strong emphasis on experimental learning, with participants actively engaged in real projects alongside their colleagues. Additionally, participants receive a Dutch language training and soft skills development. Throughout the program, each participant is supported by a buddy from within Arcadis (an Arcadian), a team leader or manager, and an external buddy from New Dutch Connections. A dedicated team from Arcadis is involved to ensure a seamless integration within the company.

About Arcadis

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. With sustainability at the heart of everything we do, our focus is on maximizing our impact aimed at improving quality of life. The solutions we develop address important societal challenges around resilience, places and mobility.

At Arcadis, we firmly believe that investing in the Refugee Talent Academy is an exceptionally effective way to strengthen our society and economy, fostering inclusivity. By doing so, we actively contribute to making a positive difference. The unique perspectives that these talented professionals bring can significantly enhance the value we provide to our clients and society at large. For professionals with a refugee background, academies like this can be transformative in both personal and professional development. For us, it serves as a learning opportunity and means to amplify our impact on fostering equal opportunities.

Available roles

In fields such as:

  • Supporting with cost engineering and project calculations (minimal B1 level)

  • High voltage engineering for energy systems

  • Engineering electrical installations in infrastructure

  • Engineering and drawing of new buildings (NO HOUSING). Study in architecture or structural engineering

  • Supporting projects with safety, for infrastructure, dangerous goods or substances and the environment. Study Bachelor in chemistry, Physics or risks calculation

What we expect from you

  • You must hold a valid status (residence permit)

  • Proficiency in both English (B2 level, mandatory) and Dutch (A2 level preferred) for both oral and written communications is required. Alternatively, proficiency in English at A2 level and Dutch at B2 level is acceptable

  • Ability to work and think at HBO or WO level is essential

  • Willingness to travel by train to one of our locations (Amersfoort, Rotterdam, Zwolle or Den Bosch)

  • Relevant working experience in Electrical engineering high voltage or low voltage, Civil engineering, Civil engineering & management, Industrial engineering & management, architecture, Urban development or in risks calculation in infrastructure or environmental risks is desirable

  • A result-driven and a proactive team player is preferred


Sign up for this fantastic opportunity at Arcadis today! Be sure to upload the most recent version of your CV on our website. The application deadline is 15 February 2024. Please be aware that the deadline may close earlier in the event of a high volume of applications. Therefore, we encourage you to register as soon as possible!