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Summer Placement - Electrical Engineer - Infrastructure

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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today's built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world. 

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Overview of Role

Our Electrical Engineers apply their specialist skills to infrastructure projects across the globe. We offer our clients a broad spectrum of expertise and consulting services in, but not limited to the following industries:  

  • Water - water and waste water treatment, pumping stations, reservoirs, water distribution  
  • Energy - hydro, CHP, waste-to-energy, wind, gas, nuclear  
  • Power – HV/LV Transmission and Distribution  
  • Industrial Clients – steam generation, chemical handling  
  • Process - food and beverage processing  
  • Rail – electrical infrastructure, power, telecommunications  

As one of the world's leading building and infrastructure design consultancies, we offer clients the innovation and technical know-how to continually deliver their projects on schedule and on budget, but without compromise.  

During your Summer Internship, you'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a high-profile client. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we'll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.  

What are we looking for?  

For this opportunity, we are seeking the following qualifications, skills, and attributes:  

  • Studying an BEng or MEng in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Science, Rail Engineering, Power Systems Engineering, Energy Engineering, Communications Engineering 
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in Electrical Engineering  
  • Interest in and application of digital skills, such as computer coding for design automation and problem-solving is an advantage  

What we offer you

There are infinite possibilities with Arup. You'll receive an insight of the opportunities that a challenging, fulfilling career provides, and:  

  • A competitive salary  
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world  
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment  
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills  
  • The support you need to develop your skills   

Arup Summer Internship opportunities typically run for 6-8 weeks. You must be available to start on the opportunity during Summer 2022 and commit to completing the programme in full.  

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 24th, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 6-8 weeks
  • Manchester
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Energy
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications

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