Structural Engineering Summer Placement - Buildings

The Role

We have an opportunity for an Architectural, Civil or Structural Engineering summer student to join our well-established Buildings teams in Manchester. This is for students, who are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about Building Design, to join a multi-disciplinary team for 6 weeks this summer.

You will play an active role in supporting our team to deliver our projects from feasibility through to completion across a number of sectors, including education, sport, health and mixed use developments. You will assist in preparing designs in co-ordination with the team, and gain a thorough understanding of the role of a design engineer by using relevant software and seeing first-hand how we operate.

You will work with a close knit team of structural engineers based in Manchester that works collaboratively as part of our team of structural engineers across the North West and Yorkshire.

We collaborate with architects, building services engineers and quantity surveyors. As creative engineers, we apply our engineering expertise to shape our projects.  We aim to design structures that maximise value for our clients whilst minimising their environmental impact.

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From Manchester we deliver a range of local, national and international projects and have completed the Art & Design Building for Manchester Metropolitan University shortlisted for the Sterling Prize, Stoke CBD Regeneration and Copenhagen Arena.  Our current projects include: Manchester Engineering Campus Development for the University of Manchester, Art & Media for Manchester Metropolitan University and Warrington CBD Redevelopment.

Depending on performance, there may be an opportunity to receive a permanent offer of employment upon graduating.

Requirements and Skills

We are looking for an enthusiastic engineer with:

  • strong A-levels (or equivalent) at Grade B or above
  • studying an MSc/MEng in Structural, Civil or Architectural Engineering, or equivalent
  • on track to achieve a 2.1 or above, as proven through the modules that you have completed to date
  • graduation in 2018 or 2019
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • able to demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in Buildings in the North West & Yorkshire region

About Arup

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services.  Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

Arup’s employee ownership structure gives conviction a place in its decision-making, alongside the needs of clients and commercial imperatives.  The result is clear-sighted, thoughtful decisions about its priorities as a business and as a member of society.

Arup brings together over 13,000 professionals from diverse disciplines and with complementary skills on a uniquely global scale.  The depth of expertise and sheer numbers of specialists allow Arup to take on complex, strategic projects that no other firm could deliver.  We bring a longer term view than many others.

Clients trust Arup’s people to question a vision as well as help to realise it.  Arup’s commitment to a sustainable approach to all its projects is both enshrined in a formal sustainability policy and embraced personally by the individuals that together make up the firm.

Additional Information

Candidates must upload the following in order to be considered, and should follow the instructions carefully:

  • Cover letter, detailing reason for application and why you are interested in the Buildings sector
  • CV
  • Breakdown of modules and results to date

Please upload as one document, and not three separate attachments. Candidates must follow these instructions precisely to ensure that they are considered for the role.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing Date: Today
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Minimum Degree: 2:1
  • Placement Duration: Summer
  • Type of Degree: Masters
  • Location: Manchester
  • Region: North West
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Mechanical
  • Science
  • Structural

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