Arup Electrical Engineering Co-Op (Summer/Fall 2018) in Boston, Massachusetts

Electrical Engineer Co-Op Position Available in 2018

Co-Op Dates: May- December 2018

Co-Op Hours: 40; paid

Start your career at Arup, an independent engineering and consulting firm of 14,000 people in 42 countries around the world. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest). Current North American projects include Fulton Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, 2015 Pan Am Games stadiums in Toronto, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel.

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

We are seeking an Electrical Engineer Co-Op for Summer/Fall 2018. As an Electrical Engineering Co-Op, you will take part in the following kinds of activities:

• Electrical load calculations

• Assign circuitry for Power and Lighting devices

• Report writing

• Work on projects using Autodesk Revit

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

• 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 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

• 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


• 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 AutoCad, Revit MEP, PowerPoint, AGI, SKM Powertools for Windows

• Proven ability to perform in a deadline driven environment

• Past history of technical presentations and technical writing, knowledge sharing with peers

• Evidence of teamwork and leadership such as professional accomplishment or honor society

Application Requirements: As part of the application process we would like you to attach a cover letter describing your interest in the consulting engineering field as well as with Arup in particular.

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. .

Job: Electrical

Title: Electrical Engineering Co-Op (Summer/Fall 2018)

Location: Massachusetts-Boston

Requisition ID: BOS000049