Arup Sustainability Consulting Intern in Boston, Massachusetts

Sustainability Consulting Intern Positions available in 2018

Start your career at Arup, an independent engineering and consulting firm of 14,000 people in 42 countries around the world. Founded in 1946, we are the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment, including the Sydney Opera House, the London Eye, and the Beijing National Stadium (aka the Bird's Nest). Current North American projects include Fulton Street Transit Center in NYC, California High-Speed Rail, 2015 Pan Am Games stadiums in Toronto, and the Las Vegas Observation Wheel.

During your internship at Arup, you’ll have the chance to work with some of the most highly respected engineers and specialists in the world. You’ll also get the opportunity to work on exciting and significant projects, delivering quality work that has a positive and lasting influence on the community and the environment.

As a Sustainability Consulting Intern, you will take part in the following kinds of activities:

  • Contributing to projects on green building technology and ratings systems, primarily the LEED rating tool

  • Work on sustainability frameworks and strategies for multiple scales of projects, while also completing environmental and social impact assessments

  • Tracking rating system and building strategy processes, taking a first pass at reports, and presenting LEED or sustainability frameworks to design teams

  • Demonstrate research experience, as this job will likely demand directed research into architectural materials and technology, building services systems, green building and urban policy, and social and human comfort issues

  • Sketching and digital illustrations of building concepts will be expected in order to visualize design strategies for client presentations and other external needs


  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in a built environment design or planning field - E.E. Architectural, Building Engineering, or similar

  • Knowledge of design software, such as Rhino, SketchUp, Ecotect, etc.

  • Knowledge of LEED rating systems


  • Internship experience with a design firm

  • Proficient in use of software like Excel, Publisher or other desktop publishing platform, interactive Adobe PDFs

  • Foreign language skills, especially Spanish, Chinese, Arabic or Portuguese

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job: Environmental Services

Title: Sustainability Consulting Intern

Location: Massachusetts-Boston

Requisition ID: BOS00003W