Summer Placement 2023

Position Title: Undergraduate Hydrology and Flood Risk Summer Placement

£21,255+ per annum                        Bristol                        

Job Purpose:

During your placement with our hydrology and flood risk team, we aim to provide you with an insight into working in a consulting engineering environment. We aim to develop your understanding of working in a commercial context and of working with other skills disciplines (civils, transportation, structures, geotechnical). 

You may be involved in projects of varying value and gain exposure to projects from pre-planning through to post construction. 

You may also attend site or attend meetings. Your understanding of hydrology, drainage and sustainability principles and of software already gained at University will be essential to assist the team in delivering quality assessments, reports and other outputs on time and within budget constraints.

Our Location:

129 Cumberland Rd, Bristol, BS1 6UY.  We are based in the heart of Bristol’s vibrant harbourside area, next to the SS Great Britain. Bristol has a unique culture and great senses of community spirit as well as excellent schools and exciting redevelopment which is why it was recently named as the most desirable place to live in the Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide.

Closing date:

28th April 2023. Interviews to be held between 2nd May and 12th May 2023

Length of contract:

negotiable – approx. 8 weeks (3rd July to 28th August 2023)

How to apply:

CV and covering letter to

Interview process:

First interviews may be conducted via teams, second interviews at our offices. Travel costs may be reimbursed if travelling from outside the Bristol area.

Our requirements:

We are seeking undergraduates studying Physical Geography, Environmental Sciences or Civil Engineering with modules relating to hydrology and the water environment, who enjoy working in a small team.

Our background:

Clarkebond is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy providing civil, structural, ground engineering and infrastructure engineering services across the UK.

As one of the UK’s fastest growing engineering consultancies we are recognised as innovative business-led engineers with a sustainable approach to urban regeneration, property development and infrastructure projects. Our integrated, multi-disciplinary teams use their experience and expertise across all sectors to deliver sustainable, commercially successful projects aligned to individual business aspirations and to fulfil the objectives of stakeholders.

Clarkebond are keen to support continuing professional development and there may be opportunity to discuss continued employment following on from your placement. 


Clarkebond are committed to the principle of equal opportunities in employment, and it is our policy to treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their race, religion, sex or gender reassignment, nationality, ethnic or national origin, belief, colour, sexual orientation, civil partnership or marital status, disability, age, part-time working or pregnant employees.

Summer Placement 2023