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Mechanical Engineering Intern (Available September - December 2024)

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29d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • You must be a current student pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Architectural Engineering, or related field with a developing interest in the built environment. Strong communication, teamwork, initiative, and time management skills are essential. Eligibility to work in Canada without sponsorship is required. Preferred qualifications include FE/EIT certification, 3.0 GPA or higher, internship experience, and coursework in relevant subjects.
  • You will design HVAC, plumbing, and fire protection systems, collaborate with stakeholders, perform engineering analysis, model mechanical systems, communicate technical ideas, and prioritize tasks to drive sustainable design outcomes.

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: 
  • Required:
  • Pursuing Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Architectural Engineering, Building Sciences or another related engineering degree.
  • Developing interest in the built environment.
  • Proven time management skills.
  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way.
  • Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working.
  • Presentation skills with colleagues and clients of all levels.
  • Candidate must be eligible to work in Canada without the need for employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future.
  • Preferred:
  • FE/ EIT certification or obtaining.
  • Minimum of 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Technical report writing skills in relation to engineering analysis, feasibility, and optioneering for design approached.
  • Interest in sustainable building design.
  • Internship experience in engineering firm.
  • Coursework in heat transfer and thermodynamics, fluid dynamics or HVAC design.
  • Passed Fundamentals of Engineering examination.
  • Membership in ASHRAE, USGBC, ASME.
  • Coursework in Energy/thermal modeling experience, Revit, or 3D modeling experience and/or sustainability.
  • Computer programming languages (e.g., Dynamo, Python, Grasshopper).

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Design of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and fire protection services within the built environment with an emphasis on sustainable design.
  • Collaborate with clients, architects, engineers, and consultants to develop integrated solutions for complex buildings.  
  • Perform engineering analysis and modelling, including whole building load calculations and energy analysis, façade thermal analysis, and airflow modelling.  
  • Model mechanical pipework, ductwork, and plant within Revit MEP, and carry out engineering calculations and analysis.
  • Communicate technical ideas to a broad range of audiences using various formats, including presentations and workshops.   
  • Write reports documenting calculation methods and results, design assumptions, and other technical information.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, balance assigned work and exceptional organization skills required for our constantly evolving environment.
  • Influence with design on sustainable outcome for our clients to align with Arup sustainability commitment.


Work type

Full time

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