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Project Management Intern - Summer 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Summer Internship
  • Architecture & Urban Planning
  • New York City

AI generated summary

  • You must be actively enrolled in a related undergrad program, demonstrate interest in sustainability, have strong communication skills, follow directions well, uphold workplace safety, and be authorized to work in the US. Additional preferred skills include proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, collaboration, and knowledge of green building rating systems.
  • You will support project managers, aid in project controls for sustainability projects, track progress, prepare design plans, review reports, and receive training in project management principles.

Requirements

  • Required Qualifications:
  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Sustainability Management, Public Administration, Urban Planning, Project Management, or related Undergraduate program.
  • Demonstrated interest in Green Buildings, Sustainability certifications (LEED, WELL, Fitwel, NZE), Project Management, 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 Public Administrative, Urban Planning, Project Management, or related, master’s or PhD program.
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite for reports and presentations.
  • Highly collaborative with a proactive approach to communications
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
  • Excellent skills in written, verbal, and visual communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the building design and construction process
  • Knowledge of third-party green building rating systems (LEED, Passive House, LBC, WELL, Fitwel etc.)
  • Experience with excel and data analysis.

Responsibilities

  • Support a variety of engineering tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Project Management, Risk Management and Quality Controls.
  • Work closely with Assistant Project Manager (APM) and Project Managers to support implementation of our project delivery process.
  • Support and provide project controls for sustainability strategy development and certification projects (e.g. LEED, WELL, Fitwel, NZE)
  • Log and track progress of project opportunities, proposals, and proposed fees.
  • Support preparation of design plans, special provisions, and cost estimates.
  • Assisting in reviewing project reports and presentations for clarity, grammar, and completeness.
  • 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.

FAQs

What is the duration of the Project Management Intern - Summer 2024 position?

The position is a 12-week internship as part of the WSP Summer Internship Program, scheduled to start on May 20th, 2024. The individual start date of the internship may be flexible.

What are the qualifications for the Project Management Intern - Summer 2024 position?

The position is seeking individuals currently enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate degree program with an anticipated graduation date of August 2024 or later.

What will the Project Management Intern - Summer 2024 be working on?

The intern will be working with our Built Ecology team in our New York, NY office on various project management tasks related to built environment sustainability services.

Are there networking opportunities available for the Project Management Intern - Summer 2024?

Yes, through our Developing Professionals Network, interns will have access to mentorship, networking opportunities, and lifelong career connections.

Can the start date of the internship be flexible for the Project Management Intern - Summer 2024?

Yes, the individual start date of the internship may be flexible depending on the candidate's availability.

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