FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What would you like to know?
It is only natural to be curious about our graduate programme, so if you have a question for us - fire away. Before you do though, take a look at the most popular questions we get asked, and see if they provide any of the answers you are looking for.
- Will RES help me to get a work permit/Visa?
- What is the deadline for application?
- What are your degree standard requirements for graduate applicants?
- Who do I contact if I have special requirements and need help filling in the application form?
- I don't have access to the internet. Can I send my CV in the post?
- How many graduates do you take on each year?
- Who should I contact with a technical or general Query?
- What is the assessment process?
- Will you reimburse my expenses to travel to the assessment centres?
- When will I hear if I get a place?
- When does the programme start?
- Will RES pay for me to relocate?
- Will I be able to choose where I work?
- Will I get a chance to work abroad?
Unfortunately, we can only accept applications if you can confirm that you are legally entitled to work in the UK or Sweden at the time the placement starts (September 2013). If you are invited to an Assessment Centre, we'll ask to see proof of this in the form of a UK or European Economic Area passport, or similar, relevant supporting documents. For more information on the Right to Work in the UK, go to the government website: www.ind.homeoffice.gov.uk
The current application process will close at midnight on 1st February 2013.
We require that candidates have a minimum of a 2.1 honours degree, or equivalent, for our graduate entry programme.
We're an equal opportunities employer and want to do everything we can to make our application process as accessible as possible. So we are happy to provide support - just email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01923 299 200
Please don't post your application to us. We only accept online applications, so you will need to complete the application form on this website. If you have limited access to the internet at home, most public libraries have online computers - or you could try your local internet café. If you are unable to complete an online application due to disability, please contact us by email email@example.com, or by phone 01923 299 200.
The number of graduates we take each year is flexible. In general we take 6 graduates a year.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. we will respond to your query as quickly as possible.
If your application is successful you will initially be required to take part in a telephone interview. If successful, you will then be invited to an assessment day at the RES head office in Hertfordshire. This will include numerous selection activities. This process may be subject to change.
Yes, RES will reimburse reasonable travel expenses. Further details will be provided if you're sucessful.
If you are currently part of the curent assessment process, you will be contacted by RES periodically with an update on your progress.
The programme starts in October 2013. The exact date will be confirmed closer to this time.
We will help to make your move as easy as possible. That includes information for letting agencies and anything else we can think of, we don't give financial support. The more flexible you can be in terms of location, the better.
During the initial two year programme you are likely to be based at our award winning headquarters in Hertfordshire or one of our UK regional offices or projects. You may also be based at our Offices' in Sweden.
Will I get a chance to work abroad?
You will initially be based in the UK, but depending on where your development path takes you; there may be opportunities to take up placements in one of our international offices.