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MEP Engineering Intern - Summer 2024

  • Internship
    Summer Internship
  • Engineering
  • Los Angeles

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the MEP Engineering Intern position at WSP is an actively enrolled undergraduate student in a relevant engineering program, with a strong interest in MEP Engineering. They should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be able to take direction, and have basic proficiency in technical writing, office automation, and relevant software. Prior experience in workplace safety and internship involvement on campus is preferred. Must have authorization to work in the United States.
  • The MEP Engineering Intern will support various engineering tasks, learn MEP principles, assist with research and design calculations, help prepare final design plans, and maintain project documentation. They will also undergo training, make responsible decisions, and perform additional responsibilities as needed for WSP.


  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Mechanical, Electrical, Architectural, Structural, or Fire Protection Engineering, or related, Undergraduate program.
  • Demonstrated interest in MEP 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 MEP, or related, Masters or PhD program.
  • Experience using AutoCAD, MicroStation, Microsoft Office.
  • Prior internship and leadership involvement on campus.


  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of MEP (Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing) 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.

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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.