Graduate Scheme

Welcome to MEPs Graduate Programme.

MEP is committed to our Graduate Programme as we aim to encourage talented graduates to develop their skills and reach their full potential.  The MEP Graduate Programme offers you, the graduate, to become an RTPI qualified planning consultant and helps us realise our objective in ensuring that we provide our clients with the best possible staff and deliver an excellent service.

Why choose to join the MEP team?

MEP is a small compact team with a genuine camaraderie between each member, ensuring that we are all invested in the growth and development of the business.

We recognise that our team is the foundation upon which our success is built.  At MEP we ensure that we create an environment where each individual is valued for who they are, recognised for their contributions and are given the chance to become the very best that they can be.

By joining our Graduate Programme, your development will be dynamic and engaging; at MEP, we will ensure that you are supported and provided with opportunities to develop your career, reaching your full potential.  You will be working alongside and under the guidance of leading professional experts in planning on a variety of exciting projects within the UK.

Becoming a chartered member of the RTPI means you’re fully qualified and can officially call yourself a ‘Chartered Town Planner’, with the professional letters ‘MRTPI’ after your name.

The Graduate Programme

Commencing in September of each year, the Programme will run for up to 2 years.  During that time you’ll receive the following;

  • Support ‘on the job’ to develop a strong basis of professional knowledge and expertise.
  • Support to gain and further your professional qualifications and accreditations.
  • Regular and frequent mentor sessions where we can discuss and monitor your progress ensuring that you are obtaining access to a full grounding in all services provided by the MEP team.
  • Access to business skills training to bridge the gap between leaving university and entering the world of work.
  • Paid leave to attend approved training courses.
  • An identified buddy within the office.


Please forward your CV and covering letter to Anne Pawsey (