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Geotechnical Engineering Intern (Available September - December 2024)

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17d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be pursuing a Bachelor's or master’s degree in Geotechnical, Civil, or Geological Engineering, with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Strong communication, organization, and programming skills, along with a proactive attitude and willingness to take on challenges, are essential.
  • You will interpret ground conditions, design foundations, conduct support designs for tunnels, predict ground movements, work on large projects, observe construction, manage subsurface data, and prepare reports.

Off-cycle Internship



  • 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.


  • 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:
  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor's or master’s degree in Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Engineering (with focus on Geotech), or Geological Engineering.
  • 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.
  • Preferred:
  • 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Evidence of past internship or extracurricular activity in the field.
  • Exposure and interest in programming (Python, Grasshopper, Visual Basic, Leapfrog, etc.)
  • Proven ability to perform in a deadline environment.
  • History of technical presentations and technical writing.
  • Evidence of personal investment in academic or extracurricular field.
  • FE / EIT Certification or obtaining.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • 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.
  • Carry out temporary and permanent support design for various tunnel construction methods such as drill bast, sequential excavation method, or TBM bored.
  • Conduct ground movement predictions and building damage assessments.
  • Use and manage subsurface information database systems.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams for delivery of large-scale infrastructure projects for transportation, and water/waster.
  • Observe construction site works, geotechnical investigation, and the installation of subsurface elements during construction.
  • Prepare desk study reports on sites due for development.


Work type

Full time

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