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Arup Civil Engineering Intern (Available June 2024) in Boston, Massachusetts

Civil Engineering Intern (Available June 2024)


Americas Region

BOS0000BURequisition #

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

  • Use Civil 3D or MicroStation software to layout roads, multi-use paths, flood barriers, drainage systems and utility systems as well as site grading and earthwork designs    

  • Use Hydraulic modeling tools such as Autodesk Storm and Sanitary, InfoWorks, and PCSWMM to analyze and design stormwater and flood protection systems    

  • Perform data collection, research, and apply codes, specifications and standards for design of the above elements    

  • Coordinate with other disciplines to apply skills in delivering sustainable outcomes    

  • Apply understanding of all phases of the planning, design and construction process     

  • Research requirements of regulatory environment for gaining approval at different stages of project delivery    

  • Engage with project stakeholders and clients to develop designs that meets needs and concerns    

  • Support development of drawings, reports, calculation packages, and specifications     

  • Perform pre-construction and construction-phase site visits

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.

*Qualifications  *

*Required:    *

  • Pursuing Bachelor’s degree or higher in civil engineering, or relevant engineering degree  

  • Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals    

  • Experience with CAD software    

  • Professional demeanor    

  • Good communication skills essential for team-based working    

  • Ability to perform in a deadline driven environment    

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment     

  • Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment    

  • Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges   

  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the US without the need for employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future to be considered for this role       

*Preferred:    *

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher 

  • Ability to gain EIT/ FE Certification within 1 year of graduation

  • Proficient with civil engineering design and analysis tools for roads, stormwater, and/or utility systems    

  • Knowledge of Civil 3D CAD software and MicroStation     

  • Personal investment in academic or extracurricular field  

Our team’s notable projects

  • Hunter’s Point South

  • Boston Wharf District Council District Protection & Resiliency Plan

  • Little Island, New York

  • Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority Microgrid

  • New York City Economic Development Corporation Green Infrastructure Projects

  • MBTA Green Line Extension

  • Peru Reconstruction Programme

  • deCordova Museum – Andy Goldsworthy Watershed Exhibit

  • Queens Quay West Redevelopment

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

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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