Each year, Arup seeks out a diverse set of students for our acclaimed summer internship program. We look for students who are passionate about their field of study, who are curious about the professional world and eager to shape a better world through sustainable development.

When joining us an Intern, you'll work on real projects and add value to clients from your first day. Exploring every challenge with curiosity and creativity, we encourage individuality to thrive.

Program details

At Arup, we offer a paid summer internship program in the Americas. You will work on teams with our members and contribute to the success of the projects we are working on. Along with this, the opportunity includes learning sessions with leadership, intern social events, site visits, and projects with other interns, along with the chance to present to our members.


  • Yello Top 100 Internships Program

    Winner, 2022

  • Mentorloop Most Impactful Mentoring Program

    Mentorloop Mentoring Awards

    Most Impactful Mentoring Program 2023

Job responsibilities

During your time at Arup, you will collaborate with our members on many different projects and challenges. Responsibilities may include:

  • Working closely with senior engineers on multiple projects

  • Assisting in design and analysis

  • Preparing and reviewing drawings

  • Participating in interdisciplinary meetings

  • Participate in local events including a site visit, social event, lunch & learns, and leadership connects.

  • Work on a multidisciplinary, regional group project with interns across different offices leading to a final presentation shared with region peers, team members and leaders. 

Our ideal candidate

We only hire the best. A few characteristics we look for include:

  • Enrollment as a fulltime undergraduate or graduate student in a degree program related to the internship

  • Minimum of two completed upper division courses within related discipline

  • Prior project and/or internship experience

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team

  • Self-motivated, innovative thinker, willing to take on new challenges

  • Involved in extracurricular activities

Starting your application

In the Americas, we begin accepting Intern applications as early as September 1 and close all positions by January 31. As a best practice we encourage students to apply as early in the recruitment cycle as possible to provide them with the best opportunity to be considered.

All candidates interested in being considered for opportunities will be provided with a fair and equitable opportunity to be considered without bias or discrimination.

Application process

Applying for an internship

  1. 1

    Online application

    All candidates must apply online and complete a job specific application.

  2. 2

    Resume review

    All resumes that meet the minimum qualifications outlined on the job posting are reviewed and assessed to determine a shortlist of the best candidates for further consideration.

  3. 3


    Candidates who pass the resume review will be short listed and invited to complete the pre-screen step and assess.

  4. 4


    After passing the pre-screen, candidates will be set for a video interview with the hiring manager for the role.

  5. 5


    Candidates who successful pass the interview stage will receive a verbal offer, followed by written confirmation of their employment terms.

Interns in the USA