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WSP USA Project Management Intern - Summer 2022 in New York, New York

Project Management Intern - Summer 2022

Req ID 5253

Project Management Intern - Summer 2022

Who We Are

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

This Opportunity

WSP is currently initiating a search for a summer intern for our New Rochelle, NY field office. Be involved in projects with our Project Management/Construction Management Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

This internship will be working closeing with an MTA project. Penn Station Access will provide Metro-North customers with service into and out of Penn Station by diverting certain New Haven Line trains via Amtrak’s Hell Gate Line. All Metro-North trains currently terminate at Grand Central Terminal, so the new connection to Penn Station will add redundancy and resiliency to the network. The project includes four new ADA-accessible passenger rail stations in the East Bronx, bridge rehabilitations, over 19 miles of new and rehabilitated track work, the reconfiguration of Metro-North's New Rochelle Yard, new and reconfigured interlockings, and the modernization of signal, power and communication infrastructure. It will bring Amtrak's Hell Gate Line into a state of good repair and improve reliability and on-time performance for intercity passengers.

Your Impact

  • Oversee contract compliance to project plans, specifications, and applicable codes and standards on a major design-build transportation project

  • Participate in coordination meetings with project team members and community representatives such as the client, design -build team, and supporting internal design and construction staff and follow-up on action items resulting form these meetings

  • Preform site inspections of ongoing construction activities

  • Prepare reports on project status

Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Current standing as a Rising Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate student actively enrolled in an accredited engineering/architecture Undergraduate or Graduate program

  • Prior internship experience, leadership experience, or relevant coursework

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CAD

  • Strong technical writing, analytical and communication skills

  • Detail-oriented with an emphasis on quality work products

  • The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately

Preferred Qualifications

  • Famililarity with BIM, Rhino or any other related 3D applications.

  • Preferred candidates are currently living or studying in the Greater NY Bronx area.


Additional Requirements

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

  • Travel Required: 10%

  • Job Status: Intern

  • Employee Type: Full

  • Primary Location: NEW YORK - PENN PLAZA

  • All locations: US-NY-New York

About WSP

WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. 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 markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.#LI-HYBRID