Massachusetts Green Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Arup Lighting Consulting Intern (Available June 2024) in Boston, Massachusetts

Lighting Consulting Intern (Available June 2024)


Americas Region

BOS0000C0Requisition #

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

  • Develop concepts and strategies for lighting projects, with senior team members    

  • Lighting calculations (Electrical and Daylighting)    

  • Produce lighting modeling including building computer and physical models (3-D and 2-D)    

  • Develop visual materials to represent lighting designs, including using Photoshop and Adobe Suite

  • Report writing    

  • Working on projects using Revit    

  • Giving initial structure to ideas through testingand evaluation using sketching, calculation tools and spreadsheets for discussion

  • Working with vendors to gain knowledge on new subjects,product capabilities, and assist in facilitating meetings

  • Attending project meetings and learning from listening, participating with teams, architects and other disciplines

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 a Bachelor or Master's Degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Interior Design, Lighting, Building Science, Theatre design or similar lighting-related field

  • 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Core interest in the lighting design industry with an emphasis on architectural lighting design, daylighting, or architectural application of theatre lighting design

  • Understanding of lighting fundamentals including photometric quantities, calculation techniques, and light source types

  • Ability to model in 3D via Rhino, Revit orsimilar

  • Experience with MS word, Excel, AGI 32 (or Dialux or similar lighting software) and Adobe Suite

  • Capability to explain spatial design in a conversational manner and with visual context

  • Coursework in Architectural or Lighting Systems Design and/or Building Systems Design      

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working    

  • Candidate must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role    

*Preferred:  *   

  • Internship experience in a consulting firm with emphasis on lighting design      

  • Academic research with lighting focus

  • Membership in IES and Student IALD    

  • Experience with Radiance or similar daylighting calculation platforms

  • Experience in technical writing

  • Exposure to programming such as, but not limited tolinux shells, Python, C, PHP, etc.

  • Presentation skills

  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work, and exceptional organization skills

  • Skilled in hand sketching, graphic design, or similar visual design capabilities

  • Portfolio or work sample included in application    

Our team’s notable projects

For over seven decades Arup has been at the forefront of the most ambitious and innovative design and engineering. From concert halls to national stadiums, renewable energy to driverless cars, we continue to add to that history every day.

  • SUMMIT One Vanderbilt, New York City

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City

  • Dilworth Park featuring Pulse, Philadelphia

  • LAX Expansion, Los Angeles

  • WPI Foisie Innovation Studio and Messenger Hall, Worchester, MA

  • Marina Del Ray Hospital, Los Angeles

  • Bay Meadows Parks, San Francisco

  • Confidential Tech Company Campus Cupertino, CA

  • Penn State’s Art Museum at The Arboretum, State College, PA

  • Kimbell Art Museum Renzo Piano Pavilion, Fort Worth, TX

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.



Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

©Arup Careers. All rights reserved.

EOE-Protected Veterans/Disability