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Working with us

Whatever your experience or expertise, HS2 is an outstanding place to start or develop your career.


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Search for a role

Our application process is simple, but robust and effective. It gives you insight into HS2, while giving us the information we need to ensure you’re right for the role.

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  • Business

    Our business careers are all about teamwork. Can you get companies, the government and the public to work together?

  • Engineering

    Maybe you’re a problem solver? Our engineers need the confidence of an inventor, plus technical talent to make their ideas work.

  • Technology

    We’ll use next-generation systems to plan, create and run the railway. It all adds up to an amazing passenger experience.

  • Construction

    From surveys through to finishing touches, our project comes with big opportunities. If you’ve got the skills, we've got the kit...

  • Railway systems

    The heart of the project: they’re the key to faster journeys and better connections. The NCHSR can help you develop the skills you'll need.

  • Design

    Not just how it looks, but how it works. Use your style and invention to create an instant classic that millions of people will love.

  • Environment

    Passion for ecology? You could restore natural habitats. Or, as an archaeologist, you could investigate, discover and preserve our heritage.

Our careers

Could you be a part of building Britain’s future with HS2? Find out what opportunities we have directly and with our supply chain.

Apprentices and graduates

Our apprenticeships and graduate programmes offer you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to start your career as you mean to go on.

Our people

HS2 is a venture calling for an extraordinary diversity of talent.

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