Graduate & Intern Programmes

At Cairn we value growth - in our business and in our people. Our Graduate and Intern Programmes have growth at their core and are enabled through personal, technical and professional development.


Cairn Graduate Programme

Our Graduate Programme allows you to shape your future career through challenging and rewarding work enhanced by continuous learning. The programme is focused on bespoke individual development, where we offer structured rotations, tailored training and professional accreditation throughout the 18–24-month timeframe.

Shape Your Future

We are very proud of our industry leading programmes, and have produced a video series to give you a feel for what is involved and to share the first hand experiences of some of our graduates.

A Culture of Learning & Innovation

A Culture of Learning & Innovation

Working within a collaborative team you are empowered to learn, develop your skills, experience different responsibilities, contribute to new ideas and have some fun along the way. By joining our programmes, you can expect:

  • Structured rotations
  • Experience working on innovative construction projects
  • Robust learning and development
  • A supportive management team that invests in you
  • Competitive salary and benefits package for Graduates
  • Exposure to different aspects of our business
  • A dedicated mentor who will help you on your career journey

You will also get the opportunity to take part in group forums to discuss modern methods of construction, better ways of working and Cairn’s innovative future plans. Many of our Graduates also progress into permanent positions, further enhancing and fast-tracking their career development.

Graduate & Intern Opportunities

We have opportunities to join our Graduate and Intern Programmes across the following disciplines:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Building Services 
  • Quantity Surveying
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Construction Management
Construction Management
Building Services 
Building Services 
Quantity Surveying
Quantity Surveying

Apply Today

To apply for Cairn’s Graduate Programme, please submit your application below. If you’d like to create homes and places where people love to live, join us to become part of the story, and together we can Connect, Develop and Inspire Ireland’s future.