Jobs in Early careers

Early careers

Whether you are still at school or graduating from university, we can help you get started on your career path.

We have a wide range of opportunities from work experience placements if you are still at school to apprenticeships and graduate roles if you are at the beginning of your career.

Educating… Learning… Working…

From working with schools across our region to offering highly sought after graduate roles, we are committed to supporting young people both in education and those starting their careers. Whatever stage you are at in your education, you will discover lots of opportunities with us.

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Early careers


Recognised as one of the Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in the UK, we’re passionate about helping people unleash their potential and develop knowledge, skills and behaviours that will propel them into a new career.

Early careers


Our placements are ideal for those currently studying at university and looking for a year out in industry between second and third year. At Wessex Water we value our young talent and know it is key to our business success.

Early careers

Work experience

We offer a unique week-long work experience programme to give individuals an insight into the inner workings of your local water and sewerage company. From electrical engineering, construction design, water pollution or HR, one of our work experience pathways will likely suit you.

Early careers


Graduate roles at Wessex Water are sought after with only a few exciting opportunities available each year. We understand the importance of employing innovative graduate talent and giving you the chance to put into practice all the underpinning knowledge that you’ve learnt at university.

Early careers

Parents and guardians

We love it when young people contact us. We know as parents you want your children to have the best possible opportunities. As a registered government employer training provider, and Centre for CABWI qualifications, your child’s education and training is in great hands.

Early careers

Schools engagement

We are committed to delivering careers engagement opportunities to all of our customers; whether you are a school, college, local charity or another group that helps people into employment.

Chris Walker 

Investment Engineer

'When I joined Wessex Water originally, I completed an Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation (EM&I) Apprenticeship over a three-year period with Wessex Water.  Upon completion, I then moved on to become an EM&I Technician.'

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