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Summer Internship – Electrical Engineering – Buildings

Civil/Building Services/Architecture/Electrical.

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

  • Sports facilities 
  • Schools 
  • Universities 
  • Prisons 
  • Laboratories 
  • Airports 
  • Transport projects 
  • Large-scale manufacturing plants 
  • Commercial developments 

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

Overview of the role: 

We are currently recruiting for Electrical or Building Services Engineering Summer Students to join our well-established Buildings teams across the UK. This is an excellent opportunity for students that are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the Building Design sector to join a multi-disciplinary team this summer. 

You will provide support to team members to deliver an effective and professional service to our clients on strategically won projects. 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 as part of project teams to deliver effective and professional services to our clients. Due to the multi-disciplinary nature of our design teams, you will have the opportunity to work alongside Architects, Building Services and Geotechnical Engineers, Surveyors and Project Managers. 

What are we looking for? 

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

  • Studying an MEng in Electrical, Architectural or Building Services Engineering, or equivalent 
  • On track to achieve a 2.1 or above, as proven through the modules that you have completed to date 
  • Demonstrate strong motivation and passion for a career in building design 
  • Ideally graduating in Summer 2023 

Arup's Summer Internship opportunities typically run for 6-8 weeks. You must be available to start this 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  

Next steps: 

Complete the application form, attaching any required documents. We'll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. You are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline. 

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Opportunity Overview

  • May 30th, 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • Masters and above (expected)
  • 6-8 weeks
  • Winchester, Leeds and Solihull
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Architecture
  • Building Services
  • Civil
  • Electrical

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