Sustainability Consulting Intern

Job Details


Boston, MA

Expiration Date

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Interest Area

Policy, Research

Position Type


Position Level


Minimum Degree Requirements

Masters Degree

Company Name

Arup Group

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Sustainability Consulting Intern Positions available in 2018 Start your career at Arup, an independent engineering and consulting firm of 14,000 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.


As a Sustainability Consulting Intern, you will take part in the following kinds of activities:


Develop sustainability frameworks and design strategies for multiple scales of projects, while also completing environmental and social impact assessments Advising clients on green building technology and ratings systems (LEED, WELL, Fitwel, Passive House, Living Building Challenge, SITES) Tracking rating system and building strategy processes, writing and editing reports, and presenting LEED or sustainability frameworks to clients, design teams, and contractor Sketching and digital illustrations of building concepts will be expected in order to visualize design strategies for client presentations and other external needs Analysis of building design strategies using 3D modeling and analysis software like Rhino, Grasshopper, and other plug-ins.




Demonstrate research experience, as this job will likely demand both directed and individual research into architectural materials and technology, building services systems, green building and urban policy, and social and human comfort issues Required


Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in a built environment design or planning field - E.E.


architectural or building engineering Proficient in use of design software, such as Rhino, Grasshopper, Ladybug, Honeybee, DIVA, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.


Knowledge Of LEED And Other Rating Systems Preferred


LEED Accredited Professional Previous professional or academic research experience Master's degree or higher in Mechanical, Architectural, Electrical, Building Science, Policy or other field in the built environment Proficient in use of software like Excel, Publisher or other desktop publishing platform, interactive Adobe PDFs Foreign language skills, especially Spanish, Chinese, Arabic or Portuguese Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.