Thornton Tomasetti applies engineering and scientific principles to solve the world’s challenges. An independent organization of creative thinkers and innovative doers collaborating from offices worldwide, our mission is to bring our clients' ideas to life and, in the process, lay the groundwork for a better, more resilient future.

We provide support and opportunities to our employees to achieve their full potential and cultivate a rewarding career. We have an opportunity for an Engineer Intern to join our Applied Science practice at our Warrington office in the Summer of 2024.


We are looking for a candidate with good fundamental engineering knowledge, as they will be primarily engaged in structural modelling such as dynamic loading on concrete or steel systems.

We will provide a specific project for the candidate to work on as well as supporting other work as required. The project has not been defined yet but initially this could involve:

  • Researching and developing constitutive models for use in a range of finite element analysis (FEA) applications
  • Building FEA models and running analyses
  • Writing results up in the form of technical documents
  • Presenting to potential users at the end of the internship

Full training will be provided and there is opportunity to support day-to-day project work for Thornton Tomasetti’s clients providing the successful applicant with valuable experience of the role of a specialist engineering consultant.


  • Undergraduate or graduate student in Engineering, Applied Mechanics or a related discipline
  • Excellent academic record
  • Experience in programming would be useful
  • Enthusiasm for engineering and problem solving essential

Due to the nature of the work, the successful candidate will need to be able to obtain UK government security clearance. Eligibility requirements depend on individual circumstances.

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