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Stantec

4.3
  • #9 in Engineering consulting
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees
  • Engineering Consulting

We’re a global community of designers, planners, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

As one of our driven, passionate, and smart professionals, you’ll have a chance to grow and develop as a future leader and innovator, work with other colleagues who offer fresh perspectives, and learn the foundation of engineering, planning and consulting in the client environment.

Our graduates benefit from the opportunities that only a global company can provide, including a developing professionals network; company-wide online specialist knowledge groups; access to global industry thought leaders through our Practice Leader Network; the ability to work on projects across geographies; taking your skills overseas. Our Graduate Programme is structured to ensure you’ll have the best possible foundation for success at Stantec.

Graduate Programme

Year 1: induction and orientation, mentoring, health & safety, career and professional development, business acumen, effective writing and time management

Year 2: presentation skills and networking, project delivery, client relationships and Myers-Briggs personality type indicator

Year 3: sustainability, risk management, negotiation skills and legal issues. Your key success factors You’ll be assigned a mentor to support you with additional guidance throughout the programme. Regular training occurs through various channels like online modules, Skype and face-to-face. You can start working towards professional accreditation, and experience technical training as it happens on the job and within your sector.

Graduate Review

Overall Score
4.3
Overall score based on 15 reviews
They Score Best in…
8.6
Diversity
8.8
Training
8.6
Work Hours
8.6
Diversity
8.8
Training
8.6
Work Hours
What Graduates Say About Them
  • Working with friendly and helpful people.
  • Broad range of working opportunities and experience available.
  • Great company culture, supportive colleague, free gym and free parking
  • I have an awesome, fun and supportive team and manager. They are great at instilling a sense of culture with monthly team activities and daily stuff quizzes. The company is also working on culture and we have a social club and developing professionals’ group which organize
  • The size of the company means you get a lot of opportunities to train in different areas of your field.
  • Not enough spread across different seniority levels
  • It can be quite bureaucratic and administrative which slows the work down sometimes.
  • To get approval for something can be difficult sometimes as there are a lot of procedures to follow.
  • There are a lot of systems. Sometimes project information takes a bit long to get shared between disciplines.
  • Being in a large company, it can be difficult to see clear career paths.

Opportunities

Locations With Opportunities
  • Alexandra, Auckland, Balclutha, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Hawke's Bay, Invercargill, Nelson, Palmerston North, Queenstown, Wellington, Whangarei
Hiring Candidates With Degrees In
E
Engineering & Mathematics

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
Do check your public social media. Our boss FB stalks everyone before hiring them.

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

  • Graduate stories
Do check your public social media. Our boss FB stalks everyone before hiring them.

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

  • Graduate stories
I started out as an intern during my university summer break. This gave me a great opportunity to see what Stantec was like. If they were the type of company I could see myself working for the long term and equally, to see how I would fit in with the Stantec team.

Kyle Spriggs

  • Graduate stories
I started out as an intern during my university summer break. This gave me a great opportunity to see what Stantec was like. If they were the type of company I could see myself working for the long term and equally, to see how I would fit in with the Stantec team.

Kyle Spriggs

  • Graduate stories
Do check your public social media. Our boss FB stalks everyone before hiring them.

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

  • Graduate stories
Do check your public social media. Our boss FB stalks everyone before hiring them.

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

  • Graduate stories
I started out as an intern during my university summer break. This gave me a great opportunity to see what Stantec was like. If they were the type of company I could see myself working for the long term and equally, to see how I would fit in with the Stantec team.

Kyle Spriggs

  • Graduate stories
I started out as an intern during my university summer break. This gave me a great opportunity to see what Stantec was like. If they were the type of company I could see myself working for the long term and equally, to see how I would fit in with the Stantec team.

Kyle Spriggs


A Day In The Life Of


  • Day in the life

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

Nicola Whelan-Henderson graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2017 and is now working as a Graduate Civil Engineer at Stantec.
  • Day in the life

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

Nicola Whelan-Henderson graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2017 and is now working as a Graduate Civil Engineer at Stantec.
  • Day in the life

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

Nicola Whelan-Henderson graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2017 and is now working as a Graduate Civil Engineer at Stantec.
  • Day in the life

Nicola Whelan-Henderson

Nicola Whelan-Henderson graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2017 and is now working as a Graduate Civil Engineer at Stantec.