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Graduate Energy & Sustainability Consultant (Available 2022)

Americas Region
LOS0000IH Requisition #

Start Here, Go Anywhere!   

Want to work for a company that invests in innovation and people who catalyze impact in the built environment? Arup is proud to be recognized by Fast Company in their third annual Best Workplaces for Innovators list, which honors businesses and organizations that demonstrate a deep commitment to encouraging innovation at all levels. 

We find solutions for some of the world’s most complex problems. From climate action to social value, we consider the broadest impacts of our work. We strive to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable future. This purpose shapes our culture and has made us leaders in sustainable development. You’d be joining our multi-disciplinary design teams focusing on technical excellence and innovative solutions that create a better future for people, places, and the planet. 

During your career at Arup, you’ll have the chance to engage in a fulfilling career and 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: 

  • Contributing to projects on green building technology and ratings systems, primarily the LEED rating tool 
  • Work on sustainability frameworks and strategies for multiple scales of projects, while also completing environmental and social impact assessments 
  • Tracking rating system and building strategy processes, taking a first pass at reports, and presenting LEED or sustainability frameworks to design teams 
  • Demonstrate research experience, as this job will likely demand directed research into architectural materials and technology, building services systems, green building and urban policy, and social and human comfort issues 
  • Sketching and digital illustrations of building concepts will be expected in order to visualize design strategies for client presentations and other external needs 


  • Bachelor’s degree in a built environment design or planning field - E.E. Architectural, Building Engineering, or similar 
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher 
  • Knowledge of design software, such as Rhino, SketchUp, Ecotect, IES, Grasshopper etc. 
  • Knowledge of LEED rating systems 
  • Must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role 


  • 3.5 GPA or higher 
  • Internship experience with a design firm 
  • Proficient in use of software like Excel, Publisher or other desktop publishing platform, interactive Adobe PDFs 
  • Familiarity with building systems and technologies 
  • Foreign language skills, especially Spanish, Chinese, Arabic or Portuguese 

Notable Projects 

For over seven decades Arup has been at the forefront of the most ambitious and innovative design and engineering. From concert halls to national stadiums, renewable energy to driverless cars, we continue to add to that history every day.  

  • Delta Sky Way at LAX 
  • USC Village 
  • LA Memorial Coliseum 
  • The Broad Museum 
  • LACMTA Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor 


Benefits that Work - At Arup, we have a comprehensive and valuable benefits program that works for our employees and their families while keeping costs low. These benefits provide health and welfare security for you as well as paid time off for rest and renewal. Our Global Profit Share Plan (paid bi-annually) provides an opportunity for you to share in the success of the Firm. As a valued employee of Arup, you can also choose to participate in our 401(k) plan with up to 10% company match to help you save for your future. 


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement - Arup requires all new employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  Arup is an equal opportunity employer and consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to Arup.


Flexible Working - We believe that flexible arrangements create a more inclusive way of working that supports our diversity and the wellbeing of our people. Options for alternative schedules and the ability to work outside of the office for a portion of your workweek are available.


Arup is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or other status protected by law. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact us at americasbenefits@arup.com.



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