UK’s refugee professionals represent an untapped pool of highly skilled, highly experienced raw talent. They’re key to bridging UK’s engineer skills gap.

Our candidates have full permission to work and are specialists in their fields. For example, architecture, urban design, building services, electrical and structural design; accountancy, HR, data and financial analysis, and engineering project management.

You can access the best available engineering talent - ready to work, with proven experience - and you can build diverse teams that bring fresh ideas to adapt to changing business needs.

It's proven to work.

70%

of our interns are hired


because their engineering and architecture and business skills are proven to be transferable to the UK

At Capgemini we want to build a workplace that reflects the diversity of our clients and sound data shows that diversity of thought is what drives companies forward. Ultimately we know diverse teams have a positive impact on company performance.

Joe Shahmoradian, Head of Recruitment (Apps UK), Capgemini

Our candidates bring specialist industry knowledge and appropriate transferable skills from around the world. Many of our engineers are qualified and experienced to British, American and Canadian standards. And around 40% of our candidates have qualified again in the UK with additional Degree and Masters qualifications.

They can bring an intimate knowledge of international markets and a global outlook to your teams, and allow you to better serve the rich societies in which you operate.

The right mix of people can enable you to generate new ideas, anticipate market trends and be a thought leader in your market. Our specialist engineers bring new perspectives that can enhance the versatility, creativity, and performance of the teams they work with.

Our candidates are committed, too. Retention rates of refugee professionals are above industry standard. Candidates are ready to showcase their talent - and our case studies show just how quickly they have embedded themselves, made an impact, and added real value.

It’s proven to work. 70% of our interns are hired because their engineering and architecture and business skills are proven to be transferable to the UK.

Tapping into the refugee professional market is also an efficient and high quality way of meeting your project’s diversity and inclusion targets. Corporate Social Responsibility is something we feel passionately about - but we are just as passionate and confident about your return on investment.

During our internship programme, you pay the intern London Living Wage plus a £600 agency fee -- it’s a fair trial-run salary to minimise your risk, and it gives the candidate a chance to shine.

Pay a one-off

£600

agency fee

for our internship programme

We know that the best creative and innovative thinking for our clients comes from individual diversity and a supportive dynamic work environment.

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There’s no obligation to hire at the end of the internship - but most employers do. 70% of our an internships result in permanent employment.

When our candidates complete their internship, they have a good understanding of your business and they have the skills and experience to keep adding real value. It’s efficient and it works.

If an intern is taken on permanently, our fees are transparent with no hidden extra costs. We simply charge 15% of the candidate's gross salary.

The fee to the employer is

15%

Candidates: this fee is not deducted from your salary

Through our internship programme we can match candidates directly to your business needs.

Our internships provide skilled employees with high rates of retention -- find out more about our internships work or get in touch to start working with us today.