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

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Philadelphia

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  • You must be a Mechanical Engineering student at Drexel, 18+, with internship or coursework experience, strong technical skills, safety focus, and authorization to work in the US. Revit/AutoCAD knowledge and healthcare interest preferred.
  • You will support various engineering tasks, learn Architectural Engineering principles, assist with project research and design, maintain documentation, travel domestically, and adhere to ethical conduct standards.


  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Mechanical 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.
  • Previous internship experience in related field.
  • Interest in the healthcare sector.


  • 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.


What qualifications are required for the Mechanical Engineering Co-op position?

Individuals must be currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program through Drexel University with an anticipated graduation date of May 2025 or later.

When will the co-op position start and end?

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

What locations are being considered for this co-op position?

The co-op position is primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, but Lawrenceville, NJ, is also being considered.

What sector will the Mechanical Engineering Co-op be working in?

The co-op will be working with the Healthcare Sector Team on projects.

Is this a paid position?

Yes, this is a paid co-op position.

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