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Geotechnical Engineering Intern (Various US Locations)

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Geotechnical Engineering Interns Available in 2017

Start your career at Arup, an independent engineering and consulting firm of 13,000 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 Geotechnical Engineering Interns for 2017. During your internship, you will learn how to:


•Carry out part time site supervision of ground investigation
•Prepare laboratory test schedules
•Use the GINT ground investigation database system
•Interpret ground conditions and understand their impact on design and construction
•Prepare shallow and piled foundation designs, slope stability calculations and seismic assessments
•Carry out temporary support of excavation designs, for tunnel shafts and cut and cover tunnels/subway stations
•Conduct preliminary ground movement predictions and building damage assessments
•Work alongside our structural and bridge engineers to develop foundation and deep excavation designs
•Prepare desk study reports on sites due for development

Qualifications:

•Currently pusuing a Master's of Science or Master's of Engineering in Geotechnical Engineering
•3.0 GPA or higher
•Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals, soil and rock mechanics
•Professional demeanor
•Good communication skills essential for team-based working
•Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment
•Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges

Preferred:

•EIT/FE desired
•Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field
•Proven ability to perform in a deadline environment
•Past history of technical presentations and technical writing
•Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Job Number: UNI00002L
Category: Geotechnical
Location:
United States

Date Posted: Aug. 23, 2016
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