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Electrical Engineering Intern (Available June 2021)

Building Services - Electrical
Americas Region
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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. 


Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:


• Electrical load calculations

• Assign circuitry for Power and Lighting devices

Lighting calculations

• Report writing

• Work on projects using Revit MEP, AGI 32

• Give structure to ideas – lots of “taking a first pass” at spreadsheets, reports and analyses for discussion later rather than instruction

• Attend meetings and learn from listening, asking questions and discussion

• Work with people from other disciplines and/or vendors to gain knowledge on new subjects

• Attend meetings - listen, ask questions. Be involved in discussions with other disciplines and Architects to gain knowledge & experience. 






• Working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering (BSAE)

• BSEE: coursework in electrical power systems design, control systems, electric machines

• BSAE: coursework in building systems design and electrical power systems design

• Demonstrated interest in the electrical engineering industry with an emphasis on the power side of the discipline

• Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

• 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

• The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills required for our constantly evolving environment
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
• Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels

• Candidate must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role




• 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

• 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 AutoCad, Revit MEP, Autodesk MEP, AGI 32

• 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.


• U.S. Air Force Memorial

• U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters

• The Chrysalis

• Dulles International Airport Expansion

• John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts Expansion


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.


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