Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. We offer a broad range of professional services that combine to make a real difference to our clients and the communities in which we work.

We are truly global. From 85 offices in 35 countries, our 12,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants deliver innovative projects across the world with creativity and passion.

Founded in 1946 with an enduring set of values, our unique trust ownership fosters a distinctive culture and an intellectual independence that encourages collaborative working. This is reflected in everything we do, allowing us to develop meaningful ideas, help shape agendas and deliver results that frequently surpass the expectations of our clients.

The people at Arup are driven to find a better way and to deliver better solutions.

Arup Leeds, UK
Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference to the world. Arup Digital combines innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment. Advanced Digital Engineering We are a centre of excellence for digital in Arup. We combine advanced digital, engineering, technical, and project expertise to add new value for clients. Arup's Advanced Digital Engineering group comprises over 300 advanced engineering, digital and project consultants, bringing together a seamless combination of digital and data-related capabilities with Arup's traditional engineering and design strengths. We use this to solve our clients most complex challenges and help them respond effectively to the fast-changing digital world. We combine advanced digital expertise in data, models, analytics, and user centred design, with world-class specialist engineering skills such as advanced dynamics, vibration and wind engineering, as well as digital advisory services, mobility consulting and digital product design and delivery. We support Arup's longstanding commitment to work on the most interesting and innovative projects by using the right modelling, data, technology and automation capabilities to redefine the built environment with our clients. We provide digital advisory services that focus on working with clients on their digital strategy, design of new services, systems and assets, and helping deliver working solutions along with the development of new analysis tools and other cloud enabled digital services for clients. What are we looking for? We're currently looking for a Summer Placement to join our existing Digital Insight team in Leeds for 6-8 weeks starting in June or July 2019.  What will Arup offer you? The opportunity to experience a fast-paced and diverse working environment. Arup searches for the highest calibre people and supports and encourages the enhancement of your skills as part of making this a valuable and enjoyable summer placement for you. What will you offer Arup? Personal profile Ideally you will currently be in your penultimate year of study looking to enter graduate employment in September 2020, however, we will consider students/graduates at any stage of your education. You should be an innovative problem solver, someone who thinks ‘outside the box' and who is able to communicate ideas and solutions. You should have a positive and forward-thinking approach and enjoy working as part of a friendly and supportive team. Workload will be diverse and the ability to multi-task and manage your workload is important. An enquiring mind is key to our approach, as we work across numerous diverse contexts. You will be able to assimilate such new contexts rapidly, and to use various design techniques to help make sense of them, for colleagues, clients and collaborators. You should be a well-rounded person in terms of interests and ambitions as we look forward to you getting involved and becoming integrated into the Arup community during your summer placement with us. Technical qualifications Working towards a bachelor's degree and/or master's degree in a relevant subject such as Geography, GIS, Computer / Data Science or Software Development is required. Skills Strong technical expertise and a sound understanding of database management, programming, development, web and visualisation. You will have the drive to excel in your chosen career and enjoy this challenge and the satisfaction that accompanies success.  The role will be to assist the existing GIS teams with an expanding workload and to offer complementary and new skills to growing this area of work. You should have proven academic experience of utilising and deploying data solutions. We are particularly keen to meet people with programming and development skills who have an understanding and aptitude for using one or more of the following: ModelBuilder and/or ArcObjects, ArcPy/Python, SQL, HTML5, Objective-C, JavaScript, D3, Post GIS, PHP and ArcGIS Server.  Key to this role will be the use of this knowledge to integrate systems and build software customisations to make spatial and non-spatial data analysis more easily accessible, so experience in this also desirable. Experience in the visualisation and analysis of complex and large data sets is desirable. In return, we offer the following: Opportunities to work on international projects An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills Additional Information This Summer Placement will  start in June or July 2019  and last  for 6-8 weeks . You must upload the following information to be considered, and should follow the instructions carefully: Cover letter , detailing reason for application and why you are interested in working in digital consultancy CV Breakdown of  modules and results  to date Examples of your work
04 Feb, 2019