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WSP USA Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering Intern - Summer 2022 in New York, New York

Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering Intern - Summer 2022

Req ID 2241

Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering 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 Full-Time Geotechnical Engineering Intern for our NY, One Penn Plaza office the Summer of 2022 (from about May 23rd to August 2022) . Be involved in projects with our Transportation Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

This opportunity is available for undergraduate students in good standing, working towards a Bachelor's Degree in Geology or Geotechnical Engineering . The candidate will gain experience in geotechnical, and tunnel engineering under direct supervision of the firm's leading engineering professionals.

This internship will involve working in an office environment work but may include some time in the field as well.

If you think you would be a good fit, we would love to have a talk with you about joining our team!

Your Impact

  • Work on some of the most challenging geotechnical and underground projects in the country.

  • Assist geotechnical, structural, and tunnel engineers in a variety of tasks for projects during their proposal, design, and construction.

  • Analyze subsurface data results, prepare engineering memorandums, and perform engineering calculations under direct supervision of a geologist/geotechnical/tunnel engineer.

  • Collaborate on the production of contract drawings and engineering calculations using drafting and design software.

  • Review submittals, shop drawings, and Requests-For-Information for projects during construction.

  • Prepare and attend meetings and presentations.

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Who You Are

Required Qualifications

  • Student actively enrolled in an accredited Geology or Engineering (or related) Undergraduate Program.

  • Strong interest in the fields of Geotechnical Engineering and Structural Engineering.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • The candidate should feel comfortable working outdoors and indoors with others.

  • Flexible to do field inspection work, if opportunity presents itself.

  • 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. • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Considering local candidates only.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Ability to effectively work from home.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

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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

  • Required Education: High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum Years Experience: 0-2 years

  • Travel Required: N/A - No travel required

  • 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. www.wsp.com

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.

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