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


Geotechnical Engineering Intern / Co-Op 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.

During your internship, you will learn how to:  

•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



•Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Geological Engineering or Civil Engineering (with focus on Geotech)
•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


•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 

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 Quay 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 grow. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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: TOR0000ML
Category: Geotechnics
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date Posted: Feb. 26, 2021