Rivers Engineer Summer Internship Peterborough 2024

Kick-start your career with an 8-week Summer Internship from July 2024!

At Jacobs we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow. We turn great ideas into reality, and we’re looking for the most curious minds and passionate individuals to join us on this adventure!

The biggest questions spark our curious minds. At Jacobs, we solve the most important problems, the ones for the real world. Whether it’s projects focused on addressing the climate emergency, improving our security, or benefiting our communities by improving transportation links and infrastructure, these are just some of the ways we are working to build a better future for all.

Apply today to come and join us!

About the internship opportunity

We’re excited to be offering a Summer Internship opportunity as a River Engineer within our Water Catchment Management business in Peterborough.

Our Water and Environment Business Unit provides a focus for advising our clients on River Engineering and Flood Risk Management solutions including flood defence structures, weirs, gates, sluices, flood storage reservoirs, natural flood management, habitat creation, hydrometric gauging facilities and fish passes.

Our integrated Water Catchment Management team comprises in excess of 400 staff based in the UK and Europe, but with reach into the Middle East, Australasia and America. The Water Catchment Management team has a diverse portfolio of projects with a key focus on flood risk management for the Environment Agency and other Local Authorities. The team work across sectors in integrated catchment management to deliver sustainable environmental solutions.

What will you get?

As a member of the Jacobs intern community, weekly presentations on key learning topics will be on offer and you’ll be invited to attend regular office events and competitions! A mentor will support your learning and facilitate opportunities to network across Jacobs, allowing you to gain as much out of the experience as possible.

We are proud of our inclusive and diverse culture and work environment, embracing the variety of disciplines, cultures, backgrounds and lifestyles of our employees through our Jacobs Employee Networks

At Jacobs, your safety, health, and wellbeing are our top priorities, emphasised through our culture of caring and positive mental health champion network. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

Here’s what you’ll need

  • On track to complete a degree in Civil Engineering, Maths or Hydraulic Modelling
  • A flexible and innovative self-starter who’s passionate about developing new skills
  • Enthusiasm and curiosity to apply your skills to solve real-world problems
  • Empathy and listening skills to help you truly understand our clients’ requirements
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