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Undergraduate Advisory Services Consultant

Strategic Advisory Services
Europe Region

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With a love of innovation from design to project management, we are the trusted consultants that make the extraordinary possible. That’s why, at Arup, the possibilities are infinite.


Arup Ireland

Established in Ireland in 1946, we have over 600+ staff across our Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Galway offices. 


The Opportunity

Arup’s Strategic Advisory team is seeking a summer undergraduate. The successful candidate should currently be an undergraduate or postgraduate student in an Economics discipline. They must possess an interest in fairness and equity in public policy and procurement, with an interest in forging sustainability and testing assumptions for both in Agent-Based Models. The successful candidate will be required to undertake research on alternative appraisal methodologies for major projects in collaboration with senior economists.


Why Arup?

You’ll notice that we’re not the only organisation to work on large-scale, high-profile projects. Or the only one to have thousands of staff around the globe. Nor are we the only one to offer our clients a multidisciplinary service. So you might be wondering what sets us apart. 

On July 9, 1970, our founder, Ove Arup stood before his partners in Winchester, England and made what would become known as ‘The Key Speech’. 

“We shape a better world” was his message and it remains our mantra. Because we’re independent, we can do well by doing good. Owned in trust for the benefit of our employees, we don’t have to answer to external stakeholders. 

Instead we live according to ‘reasonable prosperity’. Naturally, as a business we make a profit. But what we do with it is rather different from the norm. 

60% of our profits are reinvested back into the company. This goes to research, training, sports and social activities; to our charities, and to allow us to take risks on projects. 40% is shared between employees in our profit share scheme. And that’s it – none goes on anything else. People trump profits. 

Like our founder, we are part engineer, part philosopher. We are 12,000 designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists free to bend steel to our idealistic will. We are the defenders of visions against the barrage of short-term distractions. And we serve only our clients, our community and our conscience. Because Arup is not just our company. It’s our legacy. 


Application Details

  • We encourage you to apply early.

  • Complete your Online Application Form and an account will be created for you.

  • Upload a cover letter, CV and current academic transcript.

  • We’ll confirm receipt and, after the application deadline, we’ll let you know if you are successfully through to the interview stage.

*Please note this role is suitable for those who are in full time 3rd level education and are looking for a placement for the summer months or for those who are required to complete a placement as part of their course requirements.


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