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Fire Protection & Technical Safety Offshore Wind Engineering Intern - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Summer Internship
  • Engineering
  • Houston
    New York City

AI generated summary

  • You must be an active undergrad in Fire Protection, Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering with strong communication skills, safety awareness, technical proficiency, and authorization to work in the US. Additional qualifications desired for Masters/PhD students.
  • You will support engineering tasks, learn principles of fire protection & related fields, assist with project research & design, collect documentation, and make ethical decisions.

Requirements

  • Who You Are:
  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Fire Protection Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related, Undergraduate program.
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Demonstrated interest in Fire Protection & Technical Safety Offshore Wind Engineering, or related field, and have a strong desire to advance skills related to WSP’s work and projects.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Capable of taking direction from leadership, mentors, and managers to executive projects.
  • 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.
  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Fire Protection Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related, Undergraduate program.
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Demonstrated interest in Fire Protection & Technical Safety Offshore Wind Engineering, or related field, and have a strong desire to advance skills related to WSP’s work and projects.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Capable of taking direction from leadership, mentors, and managers to executive projects.
  • 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:
  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Fire Protection Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related, Masters or PhD program.
  • Experience using AutoCAD, Microsoft office products
  • Prior internship and leadership involvement on campus.
  • Essential Professional Licensure/Certification.
  • 40-Hour OSHA Health & Safety Training (HAZWOPER) (29 CFR 1910.120) preferred.
  • Basic First Aid and Adult CPR training desired.

Responsibilities

  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Fire Protection, Mechanical, Chemical, or related Engineering.
  • Assist with project research, field work, and preliminary design calculations and analysis.
  • Support preparation of final design plans, special provisions, and cost estimates.
  • 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.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.
  • Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship

FAQs

Can I apply for this internship if I am not currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program?

Unfortunately, this internship is specifically seeking individuals who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with an anticipated graduation date of December 2024 or later.

Where will this internship be located?

This internship can be located in either our Houston, TX or New York, NY office.

What kind of work will I be doing as a Fire Protection & Technical Safety Offshore Wind Engineering Intern?

As an intern in this role, you will gain hands-on experience working on real projects related to fire protection and technical safety for offshore wind engineering. You will work closely with senior staff members and have the opportunity to learn and contribute to meaningful work.

When is this internship expected to take place?

This internship is anticipated to take place during the Fall semester.

What resources and support will be provided to interns during their time with WSP USA?

Interns at WSP USA have access to the Developing Professionals Network, which offers mentorship, networking opportunities, and career connections. Additionally, interns will gain exposure to real projects and work side by side with senior staff members to enhance their education and professional aptitude.

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At WSP in the U.S., our expertise lies at the intersection of the infrastructure and the skylines we have helped to shape from coast to coast. We can meet your needs with cross-disciplinary services across multiple sectors and markets including: advisory; buildings; water and environment; energy; and transportation & infrastructure. Our professionals have planned, designed and managed the construction of some of the most iconic high-rise buildings, bridges, highways, tunnels and transit and rail systems across the United States. Some of our most notable projects include major expansions of the New York and Los Angeles transit systems, as well as iconic buildings such as One World Trade Center and 432 Park Avenue in New York City, the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco, and the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, D.C.