WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff Civil/Structural Intern - 2019 (ID# 39879) in New York, New York

Civil/Structural Intern - 2019 (ID# 39879) New York, NY

Category: Transportation Facilities

Job Type: Intern

Minimum Experience: -

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree In Progress

Job Description

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. Be involved in projects with our Transportation Facilities Team. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion with you joining our team for your next internship.

WSP is currently looking for Structural Engineering Interns for our New York, NY office for the Summer of 2019.

This opportunity is available for a college students in good standing working towards a Structural Engineering Degree within an accredited program. The candidate will gain experience in our Transportation Facilities group under direct supervision of the firm's leading engineering professionals.

This internship opportunity would be for approximately 3 months over the student’s summer break (May-August). The candidate will gain experience by being part of a dynamic design team focusing in the implementation of transportation projects located in the New York City area.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist more experienced Engineers in broader Engineering activities

  • Perform basic Structural Engineering calculations under supervision of senior engineers

  • Perform routine Engineering functions, such as drawing verification, and basic calculation back checking for accuracy

  • Prepare sketches and drawings using various types of CADD design software

  • Assist with quantity and cost estimates

  • Assist with field work and document field investigation

Job Requirements

  • CURRENT standing as a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student actively enrolled in an ABET-accredited Civil Engineering (or related) Undergraduate or Graduate Program. (Those who have already completed degree studies do ­not qualify as candidates for this or any of our internships.)

  • Must have completed basic foundational courses including: Intro to Engineering, AutoCAD, Engineering Drafting course, and Mechanics/Statics

  • Must have completed steel and concrete design courses. Currently taking advanced concrete, steel, foundation, or bridge design courses is preferred

  • Must have completed some courses related to civil engineering including: Highway design, storm water management/water resources engineering, concrete and steel design, foundations design, or bridge design

  • The ability to work in the United States immediately

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum three months of intern experience in civil engineering or civil engineering related field research assistance and have a strong desire to advance technical engineering skills related to civil projects

  • Experience with Microstation, AutoCAD, GIS, REVIT and knowledge of basic engineering theories and principles is required

  • Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship


WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation

WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity