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Electrical Engineering Co-op - Fall/Winter 2024/2025

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Philadelphia

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  • You must be enrolled in Drexel University's Electrical Engineering program, have prior internship experience, proficient in Microsoft Office, detail-oriented, possess strong technical writing and communication skills, and have authorization to work in the US. Bonus if you have experience with Revit/AutoCAD and are interested in healthcare sector.
  • You will support engineering tasks, learn Architectural Engineering principles, assist with project research and design, collect project documentation, and adhere to ethical standards. Occasional travel may be required.

Requirements

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Electrical Engineering, or related Undergraduate program through Drexel University.
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Prior related internship experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework.
  • Experience with Microsoft office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong technical writing, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products.
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Authorization to work in the United States at the start of the internship.
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience using Revit, and/or AutoCAD.
  • Prior internship experience in a related field.
  • Interest in the healthcare sector.

Responsibilities

  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Architectural Engineering and become familiar with Revit.
  • Assist with project research, field work, and preliminary design calculations and analysis.
  • Assist in collecting and maintaining project documentation.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Occasional domestic travel may be required depending on project-specific requirements.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this co-op/internship.

FAQs

What is the duration of the Electrical Engineering Co-op position for Fall/Winter 2024/2025?

The co-op position is anticipated to start on September 23, 2024, and run through March 28, 2025 in alignment with the Drexel University Co-op Program, although the individual start and end dates may be flexible.

Who is eligible to apply for the Electrical Engineering Co-op position?

Individuals currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program through Drexel University with an anticipated graduation date of May 2025 or later are eligible to apply for this co-op position.

In which offices can the Electrical Engineering Co-op position be based?

The position is primarily based out of the Philadelphia office, but consideration will also be given to candidates interested in working out of the Lawrenceville, NJ office.

What kind of projects will the Electrical Engineering Co-op be involved in?

The co-op will work with the Electrical Engineering Team on projects within the Healthcare Sector, gaining hands-on experience and contributing to the team's objectives and challenges.

Are there networking and mentorship opportunities available for the Electrical Engineering Co-op?

Yes, through WSP USA's Developing Professionals Network, interns have access to mentorship, networking opportunities, and career connections to enhance their professional development during the co-op experience.

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