Mechanical Engineering Intern (Summer 2020)
ARUP Group
 Edison, NJ

Start Here, Go Anywhere! Are you looking for an opportunity to shape a better world?

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.

Responsibilities of this specific role will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Design of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) services within the built environment, with an emphasis on sustainable design
  • Collaborate with clients, architects, engineers, and consultants to develop integrated solutions for complex buildings
  • Perform engineering analysis and modelling, including whole building load calculations and energy analysis, façade thermal analysis, and airflow modelling
  • Document system design in Revit MEP
  • Communicate technical ideas to a broad range of audiences using various formats, including presentations and workshops
  • Write reports documenting calculation methods and results, design assumptions, and other technical information



  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering
  • 2 GPA or higher
  • Coursework in HVAC design or heat transfer and thermodynamics
  • Internship experience in engineering-related firm
  • Proven interest in the built-environment
  • Proven leadership experience and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate thoughts and technical ideas in an accessible way
  • Attitude of taking initiative, enthusiasm, eagerness to learn, teamwork, creativity
  • Must not require sponsorship, now or in the future to be considered for this role


  • Master's Degree in Mechanical or Architectural Engineering
  • EIT/ FE certification
  • Membership in ASHRAE or ASME
  • Course in sustainability, Energy/thermal modeling experience, AutoCAD drafting and/or Revit modeling experience
  • Advanced computational modeling (e.g., CFD)
  • Computer programming languages
  • Internship with HVAC and/or energy emphasis
  • Evidence of activity in the field
  • Past history of technical presentations and technical writing

Notable Projects

Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world's most prominent projects across our industry. We offer a broad range of professional services to clients around the world that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

  • 9/11 Memorial in Jersey City
  • Neuroscience and Chemistry Building at Princeton University
  • Expansion of Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Second Avenue Subway
  • Fulton Street Transit Center
  • JetBlue Airway's Terminal 5 at JFK Airport
  • Renovation of Lincoln Center

Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.