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Summer Placement - Structural/Mechanical

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Arup is an independent firm of engineers, designers, planners, 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.  

Overview of the role:  

Right now we are looking for a Summer Placement student join our team in London for a period of 6 – 8 weeks in summer 2022.    

You will have an understanding of structural and mechanical engineering principles and be interested in diverse applications of these skills. You will have the opportunity to become involved in areas of our work that might require an understanding of fluids, geotechnics, electrical engineering or materials science, and you will be open to developing skills in these areas.   

Your role will be to prepare structural design and analysis in co-ordination with the engineering design team as well as architects, quantity surveyors and clients for various projects in the building, industrial, vehicle design and infrastructure business areas.  You will gain an understanding of the role of an engineer, experience the use of software design and analysis programs and visit sites to see the work undertaken. Your day-to-day responsibilities may include the following:   

  • Conduct structural analysis   
  • Prepare structural design 
  • Carry out design and field research 
  • Site visits 
  • Write reports and prepare presentations 
  • Attend meetings with clients  

What we're looking for:  

We are looking for undergraduates with curiosity, personal drive and technical knowhow. If you can combine these skills with an understanding of (or willingness to learn about) the industry and a desire to deliver excellent services for clients, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:   

  • Studying towards an engineering degree (bachelors level in engineering science, mechanical, structural, civil, aeronautical or aerospace engineering) (on course to achieve 2:1/60% or higher or equivalent) 
  • Interest in, or experience of, numerical analysis or simulation    

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.  

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  

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 23rd, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 6-8 weeks
  • London
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Aeronautics
  • Aerospace
  • Civil
  • Mechanical
  • Structural

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