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• Starts May 19

Mechanical Engineering Intern - Summer 2024

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WSP in the U.S.

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🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship



  • Our Property and Building’s Team is seeking a Mechanical Engineering Intern to work out of our Chicago, IL office. This temporary position is seeking individuals currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program with an anticipated graduation date of August 2024 or later.
  • This 12 week internship will be part of the WSP Summer Internship Program that is scheduled to start on May 20th, 2024. The individual start date of the internship may be flexible.


  • Required Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 or older.
  • Potential candidate has successfully graduated from high school and obtained an HS diploma or GED.
  • Potential candidate must be accepted and enrolled in a College/University for the Fall of 2024 as an engineering related, or undeclared, major.
  • Must have at least one semester of after school mentorship or STEM related experience in architecture, construction, or engineering through the ACE Mentorship Program.
  • Expected start date June 10th; expected end date August 16th.
  • Full or part-time internship as directed by local office/project team.
  • Position will be billable and revenue generating.
  • Demonstrated interest in Mechanical 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 Mechanical Engineering, or related, Masters or PhD program.
  • Experience using MicroStation and/or AutoCAD.
  • Prior internship and leadership involvement on campus

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Mechanical 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.


Work type

Full time

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Start date

May 19, 2024