The Programme

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Graduate Development Programme

Our 2023 Graduate Campaign for economists is now open. Click here to apply: Graduate Development Programme (

About Ofwat’s Graduate Development Programme

As the economic regulator of water and wastewater in England and Wales, our role is to enable, incentivise and hold water companies to account for providing the very best for customers, society and the environment now and in the future. Our Graduates are part of that future! Our jam-packed 2-year programme provides the opportunity to develop your skills whilst working together to deliver our ambitious strategy and improve life through water.

We spoke to some of our current graduates to hear what it’s like being part of the programme: