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Civil Engineering Intern/Co-op (Starting May 2021 for 1 year)


Civil Engineering Intern/Co-op starting Summer 2021 (1 year)


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.

As a Civil Engineer Intern, you will learn and apply the following:

  • MicroStation and AutoCAD software to layout roads, rail alignments, drainage systems and utility systems as well as grading designs 
  • Hydraulic modeling tools such as InfoWorks, Hydraflow and WaterCAD to analyze and design stormwater, sanitary and potable water systems 
  • Applicable codes, specifications and standards for design of the above elements 

You will become familiar with the:

  • Interdependence between skills in delivering sustainable outcomes 
  • Many phases of the planning, design and construction process 
  • Techniques associated with construction activities 
  • Regulatory environment for gaining approval at different stages of project delivery 
  • Wide range of disciplines and skills with Arup 
  • Needs and concerns of our clients 
  • Big-picture awareness that permeates every skill area in Arup 
  • Format, style and quality of our reports, calculations, plans, drawing and specifications 

  • Working towards a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering 
  • 3.0 GPA or higher 
  • Sound knowledge of civil engineering fundamentals 
  • Familiarity with civil drafting software 
  • 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 
  • Able to work independently or as part of a large team 
  • Interest in Transportation Infrastructure projects 
  • Good working knowledge Excel, Word & PowerPoint 


  • 2nd, 3rd or 4th year student working towards a Degree in Civil Engineering 
  • Working Knowledge of MS Project 
  • Proficient with civil engineering design and analysis tools for roads, rail and/or water systems 
  • Fluency in 3D CAD software 
  • Technical editing 
  • Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field 
  • Proven ability to perform in a deadline driven environment 
  • Past history of technical presentations and technical writing 
  • Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field 

Notable Projects:  

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.

  • Calgary Cancer Center
  • University of British Colombia 
  • National Music Centre of Canada 
  • Tim Horton's Field  
  • New Champlain Bridge
  • Queen's Way West Revitalization 
  • Toronto Pearson International Airport
Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.

For the fourth consecutive year, Arup has been named one of Greater Toronto's top employers! Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 2021 are recognized for exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies. Find out more about what makes our Toronto office an outstanding place to work here: 

Job Number: TOR0000MK
Category: Civil Engineering
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2021