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Job Description

  Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals, and challenges. Be involved in projects with our Geotechnical & Tunneling Design Team. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to talk with you about joining our team for your next internship. WSP is currently initiating a search for part time/full time Geotechnical Engineering Interns for our New York, NY office for the Fall of 2020 (from September to December 2020). This opportunity is available for graduate students in good standing, working towards a Master’s or PhD Degree in Geotechnical and/or Structural Engineering Degree within an accredited program. The candidate will gain experience in geotechnical and tunnel engineering under direct supervision of the firm's leading engineering professionals. This internship will likely include field work outside of normal work hours. It is anticipated that field work will consist of 50% of your time. 
Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work on some of the most challenging geotechnical and underground projects in the country.
  • Assist geotechnical and tunnel engineers in a variety of tasks for projects during their proposal, design, and construction.
  • Perform site inspection work.
  • Analyze subsurface data results, prepare geotechnical memorandums, and perform engineering calculations under direct supervision of a 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.

Job Requirements
Experience Qualifications:

  • Student actively enrolled in an accredited Engineering (or related) Graduate Program.
  • Strong interest in the fields of Geotechnical Engineering and Structural Engineering.
  • Flexible to do field inspection work, if opportunity presents itself.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • The candidate should be available for regular weekend work.
  • The candidate should feel comfortable working outdoors and indoors with others.
  • The candidate should also be able to effectively work from home.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Considering local candidates only.
  • Please note that there is no relocation or housing assistance associated with this internship.

  About WSP USA WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of 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 transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 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 a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status   Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively "WSP USA") is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status