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Electrical Engineering Co-Op

Building Services - Electrical
Americas Region
Electrical Engineering Internship / Co-Op Spring/Summer 2021

Start Here, Go Anywhere!  Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a better world?

During your internship at Arup, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.
As an Electrical Engineer Co-Op, you will take part in the following kinds of activities:
  • Designing electrical systems for buildings and infrastructure projects
  • Performing engineering calculations
  • Writing technical reports
  • Using Revit/3D AutoCAD
  • Giving structure to ideas having the freedom to provide innovation and leadership in our projects
  • Attending meetings to learn from listening, asking questions and being a part of the discussions
  • Working with engineers from other disciplines, architects and vendors to gain knowledge on new subjects
  • Working towards a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering (BSAE)
  • Coursework in at least one of the following:
    - BSEE: coursework in electrical power systems design, control systems, electric machines
    - BSAE: coursework in building systems design and electrical power systems design
    - BSAE: Demonstrated interest in the electrical engineering industry with  an emphasis on the power side of the discipline 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Skills in planning and organizing
  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way, both in person and in writing
  • Attitude of taking independent initiative, exhibiting creative problem-solving, eagerness to learn, while remaining dedicated to teamwork
  • Working towards a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • EIT/ FE certification
  • BSEE: coursework in building systems design
  • BSAE: coursework focusing on specialties within the construction side of the electrical engineering industry
  • Internship experience in a consulting firm with emphasis on electrical design
  • Academic research or testing with relevant focus
  • Membership in IESNA, NFPA, IEEE
  • Demonstrated interest in sustainability as evidenced by extracurricular activities, etc
  • Academic research, coursework, or other experience with alternative energy systems and other technologies new to the construction industry
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD MEP, Microsoft Visio, PowerPoint, or Project
  • Proven ability to perform in a deadline situation
  • Past history of technical presentations and technical writing, knowledge sharing with peers
  • Evidence of teamwork and leadership such as professional accomplishment or honor society
Notable Projects

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects across our industry. We offer a broad range of professional services to clients around the world that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work. 
  • Calgary Cancer Center
  • University of British Colombia 
  • National Music Centre of Canada 
  • Tim Horton's Field  
  • New Champlain Bridge
  • Queen's Way West Revitalization
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport 
Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to grow. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
For the fourth consecutive year, Arup has been named one of Greater Toronto’s top employers! Greater Toronto’s Top Employers for 2021 are recognized for exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. Find out more about what makes our Toronto office an outstanding place to work here: https://bit.ly/3m0LdmC

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