Surveyor Graduate Application & Interview Tips

This page provides you with application and interview advice provided directly by graduates working in Surveyor

Application Advice: Detail what makes you different from other graduates; sports/interests outside the property sector show you are outgoing - most likely everyone applying for the role will have the same qualifications and relevant experience, it's good to see someone is sociable and more than just academic.
Interview Advice: Bring enthusiasm and knowledge to the interview to highlight that you have done your research and are keen to work for the company.
Graduate Building Surveyor, Building Consultancy at BNP Paribas Real Estate
Application Advice: Apply early, Interesting and Insightful cover letter, keen interest in property.
Interview Advice: Questions asked: Why property? Why BNP? How do you keep up to date with property news? What sector are you most interested in? Don't waffle and over compensate if you don't have an answer to their question- an intelligent and succinct response will impress the most.
Graduate Surveyor, Retail Agency/Investment at BNP Paribas Real Estate
Application Advice: Be truthful on your CV. Relate your work experience to the core values the company looks for.
Interview Advice: Use examples when answering questions on your abilities... if you say your a good leader give an example of when you have been.
Graduate, Insolvency at BNP Paribas Real Estate
Application Advice: BNP Paribas Real Estate is ambitious and growing, so show that you want to be part of this growth.
Graduate Trainee, Corporate Real Estate at BNP Paribas Real Estate
Application Advice: Be organised and take your time.
Interview Advice: Anticipate questions you may be asked.
Graduate, Valuation at BNP Paribas Real Estate
Application Advice: Be yourself and maintain a positive attitude but mostly, be yourself.
Assistant Cost Consultant, Cost Consultancy at Mace Limited
Application Advice: Be yourself on your application - this job will bring out who you are. Find out the issues in the construction industry. Explain why you want the job and give good reasons.
Interview Advice: It is a tough process but it is designed to see whether you are a good fit for the company and whether they are a good fit for you. Visit a sales centre beforehand.
Commercial Graduate, Commercial at Barratt Developments
Application Advice: Be ambitious.
Interview Advice: Show enthusiasm.
Assistant Quantity Surveyor, APD at Mott MacDonald
Application Advice: Galliford Try are a fantastic employer working on some of the most exciting construction projects in the UK. The projects are diverse and in many cases innovative and employees feel proud to work on legacy projects.
Interview Advice: Make it evident that you are enthusiastic and keen to learn. That you understand what a fantastic opportunity it would be to become a Galliford Try graduate.
Graduate Quantity Surveyor, London at Galliford Try
Application Advice: Confirm working location
Interview Advice: Sell yourself
Commercial Manager, UAE at Arcadis