Internship

Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering Intern – Spring 2023

Posted 6 days ago by WSP
New York, NY
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description

**Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering Intern – Spring 2023**

Req ID **8444**

**Undergraduate Geotechnical Engineering Intern – Spring 2023**

**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 experiences, skillsets, backgrounds and walks of life. We actively foster a work environment and culture where inclusion and diversity is part of our fundamental structure. This is delivered behaviorally, through our policies, trainings, local partnerships with professional diverse organizations, internal networks and most importantly with the support and sponsorship of our leaders who help drive our commitment to an inclusive, diverse, welcoming and equitable work environment. 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 **Spring of 2023 (from about January to May 2023)** . 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.

**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.

Expected Salary: $34,700 – $65,400

WSP USA is providing the compensation range and general description of other compensation and benefits that the company in good faith believes it might pay and/or offer for this position based on the successful applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities in addition to internal equity and geographic location. WSP USA reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and offer additional benefits and other compensation, depending on circumstances not related to an applicant’s sex or other status protected by local, state, or federal law.

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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**

+ **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 15,000 employees in over 300 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com

WSP provides a flexible, agile and hybrid workplace model while meeting client needs. Employees are also afforded a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on 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.