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

Facades Engineering Intern (Available June 2024)


Americas Region

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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

  • Give structure to facades concepts / ideas – sketching, reports, sketchbooks, spreadsheets, and analyses for discussion with Architects and Clients. 

  • Engage with teams of architects and engineers focused on the 3D modeling (geometrical and detailing) of complex facades.  

  • Carry out structural, thermal, and solar modeling of building enclosure details and systems 

  • Utilize advanced analysis programs and techniques (finite element) to understand building envelope physics and façade design 

  • Undertake engineering façade calculations with various materials, including structural glass, aluminum, stainless steel, wood, stone, and precast concrete  

  • Produce details and drawings using various 2-D and 3-D CAD and graphics packages 

  • Perform technical reviews of shop drawings and construction administration submittals to ensure air, water, thermal, seismic, acoustic, optical and structural performance.  

  • Interpret specifications and design documents and write reports summarizing conditions. 

  • Carry out mock-up, factory and field inspections and investigations. 

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 in Engineering, Architecture, or related Building Science discipline   

  • Core interest in the façade industry with emphasis on detailing and engineering   

  • Good sketching skills and an ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible and visual way   

  • Candidate must be eligible to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future. 

*Preferred:     *

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or higher

  • Pursuing Master’s degree with emphasis on Architecture or Engineering 

  • Coursework in façade engineering / building envelope physics / energy/thermal modeling skills  

  • Structural software skills, AutoCAD skills, 3D modeling skills (Rhino, Revit, etc.)   

  • Internship experience with a design firm    

  • FE/EIT certification   

  • Membership in ASHRAE, ASME, AIA, ASCE, or Society of Facade Engineering   

Our team’s notable projects

  • Delta Expansion at Terminal 4 JFK 

  • Northeastern ISEC  and EXP Phase 1 and 2

  • Capital One Performing Arts Center   

  • 1271 Avenue of the Americas

  • The Frick Collection expansion and renovation

  • Columbia Business School at Manhattanville Campus

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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