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Electrical Engineering Intern - Summer 2020
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ARUP | Houston, TX
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Electrical Engineering Intern- Available Summer 2020

Start Here, Go Anywhere! Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a better world?

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
* Report writing
* Work on projects using 3D AutoCAD
* 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 Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) or Bachelor Degree in Architectural Engineering (BSAE)
* Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher
* BSEE: coursework in electrical power systems design, control systems, electric machines
* BSAE: coursework in building systems design and electrical power systems design
* BSAE: demonstrated interest in the electrical engineering industry with an emphasis on the power side of the discipline
* Experience with Microsoft Office
* Skills in planning and organizing
* Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way, both in person and in writing
* Ability to take independent initiative, exhibiting creative problem-solving, eagerness to learn, while working in a team environment
* Must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role


* Working towards a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering
* 3.5 GPA or higher
* EIT/ FE certification
* BSEE: coursework in building systems design
* BSAE: coursework focusing on specialties within the building system & building 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, Microsoft Visio, PowerPoint, or Project
* 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

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.

Notable Projects

* Wortham Theater Renovation
* Mexico City International Airport
* Texas Bullet Train
* Sempra's Energia Costa Azul LNG Receival Terminal
* Husky's West White Rose Extension Project
* City of Gonzales Rail Station Masterplan
* Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth
* CHI St. Luke's Health
* Amon Carter Museum of American Art Renovation, Fort Worth
* 1603 Broadway Mixed Use, San Antonio
* Dow St. Charles, Louisiana
* Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin
* Uptown District Mobility Improvement
* Metrô De Salvador Track Design, Brazil

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.

About ARUP

Company Description

Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of 11,000 creative minds. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment - the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest), to name just a few. 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.

We are listed in Engineering News Record as one of the “Best Green Design Firms,” “Top Global Design Firms” and California’s “2013 Design Firm of the Year”.

Employees, not anonymous shareholders, own Arup. By giving our people a personal stake in our firm’s success we have created a uniquely collaborative culture that stresses the importance of personal accountability and intellectual agility. We are committed to delivering elegant, innovative solutions, tailored to the needs of each client.

We are looking for the brightest engineers, designers, planners and consultants to join our team and work on some of the highest profile, most complex and challenging projects in the world.

Interested in joining our team? Visit our careers site at joinarup.com