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Power Systems Engineering Intern (Available June 2024)

Americas Region
HOU0000AW Requisition #

A Future with purpose

At Arup we’re dedicated to sustainable development and to do socially useful work that has meaning.  Our purpose, shared values and collaborative approach has set us apart for over 75 years, guiding how we shape a better world.

We solve the world's most complex problems and deliver what seems impossible, with curiosity and creativity. We’re a thriving and growing organization which offers you many possibilities to shape a better world, and your future.

The Opportunity


·       Design of energy storage systems, Solar Plant, high voltage, and medium voltage system including onshore wind farms 

·       Participation in technical due diligence reviews of infrastructure assets for lenders, mergers, and acquisitions.  

·       Perform various electrical system studies like short circuit, AC & DC cable ampacity, Arc flash, Load flow and Energy yield analysis.

·       Provide input parameters for various software used for renewable energy modelling like PVsyst, Xendi, PVcase and Homar Pro

Is this role right for you?

We’re looking for current students who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work.  Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we’d like to hear from you.


·       Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in engineering discipline related to Electrical, Power System, or Renewable Energy.  

·       Knowledge of basic business and operational concepts  

·       Hands on experience operating AutoCAD drawings

·       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 at all levels  

·       Analytical mindset and/or Strategic thinker  

·       Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally  

·       Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future. 



·       Pursuing a Master’s degree in an engineering discipline related to Power System or Renewable Energy.  

·       FE/EIT certification  

·       Scripting/Programming (Python, C++, or other) proficiency

·       Working understanding of project development process and project finance  


Our team’s notable projects


·       Central Energy Plant  

·       Charge4All 

·       Carbon Free Boston 

·       California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California 

·       Mission Rock 

·       Union Point 

·       Sacramento Valley Station 

·       Dallas Fort Worth Airport 



What we offer you


Each year, Arup seeks out students from around the world for our summer internship program. We look for diverse students with inquisitive minds and the desire to challenge themselves. Our interns learn quickly, are natural problem solvers and thrive on innovation. You will work alongside talented professionals and contribute to the success of real projects. In addition to on-the-job experience, we offer learning sessions with top leadership, site visits to local projects and social events.


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 remote work are available throughout the program.


Next Steps


We will be reviewing our candidates for this position on a rolling basis. Once you have applied you will be evaluated and potentially moved on to the next round, at which point a member of the talent resourcing team will reach out to you directly to begin the interview process. For any status updates regarding your candidacy please be sure to check your candidate portal.


Different people, shared values


Our internal employee networks support our inclusive culture – from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender, LGBTQ+ and disability – we aim to create a space for you to express yourself and make a positive difference - Discover more about life at Arup at www.arup.com/careers/your-life-at-arup.

Arup is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, spouse of protected veteran, or disability.





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