Severn Trent brings new graduates on board and looks for next generation

30th September 2016

Midlands FTSE 100 company Severn Trent has welcomed its record breaking new graduate intake to the company, while also starting the search for next year’s batch.

The company, which is based in Coventry and which supplies water and waste water services to the Midlands and mid-Wales, has taken on 45 graduates this year, compared to 27 last year, having already welcomed a record 80 new apprentices to the company.

But the story has only just started, as Severn Trent is already searching for next year’s graduate entrants today.

Matthew Higgs, New Talent Manager at Severn Trent, said: “We’re probably looking at a similar number of graduates for next year as for this, and we can offer the right candidates a challenging, diverse career path in a company that investing billions of pounds in a service that’s absolutely vital for millions of people.

“We’re making a real commitment to the future leaders of our business by bringing on board record numbers of graduates and apprentices, and we’re confident that we can attract the absolute best candidates by offering them a fantastic programme in a brilliant company.”

Severn Trent offers Graduate Leadership Programmes and Undergraduate Summer Placements which give graduates the opportunity to become a future business leader within our organisation and shaping the future of Severn Trent.

There are four programmes to choose from:

•    Business Leadership

•    Finance Leadership 

•    Technical Leadership – Engineering

•    Technical Leadership - Information Systems

The new 45-strong intake started their new careers at Severn Trent on September 26.

For more information about Severn Trent’s graduate and undergraduate opportunities please visit