Built Environment Internship 2021
Our summer internship schemes are for a period of 2 to 6 months, during which, you will have the opportunity to work within our Built Environment sector. Buildings are central to the overall future development of the built environment to enable the challenge of ever-increasing social need in a time of decreasing resources and essential need to reduce carbon emissions.
In order to deliver on this, we will need to show leadership in technology, in both design and construction process, in collaborative working both across the Group and with our project partners, and in using our ingenuity, both in our own disciplines and in integrated thinking. The Mott MacDonald Built environment community is at the heart of this endeavour, join in and make a difference.
You’ll be working with graduates, experienced professionals, and other students so an internship with us is the perfect opportunity to learn from a variety of people while understanding our values and culture. It’s also a great chance to get involved with real projects while gaining relevant experience.
We do not have a formal structure for our internships so you can really make the role your own. The more you get involved and the more questions you ask, the more you will gain from your experience with us.
To join us for a summer placement you must currently be at university. This placement is for students studying in either of the below degree disciplines:
- Mechanical engineering
- Electrical engineering
When you apply you will be asked why you chose to apply, your choice should reflect where you are passionate about starting your future career. You should be able to demonstrate your interest in your chosen sector through relevant experience, such as studying relevant modules, or previous work experience.
We are looking for students with the following characteristics:
- A methodical approach to problem solving
- The ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.
- Excellent verbal communication skills, which allow you to confidently liaise with clients and team members.
- Excellent written communication and attention to detail with the ability to demonstrate accurate technical drawings and good report writing.
About our internships
We’re looking for highly motivated students who are passionate about learning from our industry experts. You’ll be given the opportunity to gain invaluable experience working on some of the exciting projects that are helping to shape tomorrow’s world.
We understand that to put your learning into practice it’s important that you’re given an accurate insight in to our innovative industry. With enough work placement experience under your belt you can get just that. Think of it as a worthwhile investment towards your future career.
We place a lot of emphasis on giving you a realistic view of our world so you can decide if it’s the industry you want to work in. Many of the employees that we recruit for our graduate schemes are students that have made an impression during their internships with us, so remember, this could be the start of a promising career for you with Mott MacDonald.