Student Placement – BuroHappold Engineering

6-8 week paid summer placement opportunity for local undergraduates/ graduates student in Engineering and related disciplines with BuroHappold design partners on UCL East.
Why BuroHappold Engineering?

Described by our clients as ‘passionate’, ‘innovative’, ‘collaborative’: BuroHappold Engineering is an independent, international engineering practice that over the last 40 years has become synonymous with the delivery of creative, value led building and city solutions for an ever changing world. Having worked on every continent, our clients include more than 90% of the world’s leading architectural practices and we have collaborated with global organisations such as the United Nations, The World Bank and UNESCO. Through our global community of driven, world leading engineering professionals we deliver elegant solutions for buildings and cities that seek to address the major problems facing societies today.

As an organisation we strive for progress and are committed to finding new and better ways to deliver elegant solutions. We recognise that this can only happen if our people can keep up with, create and implement the latest developments in technology and ideas.

We offer learning and development opportunities at every level, to help shape exciting and personally satisfying careers and ensure our engineers stay at the cutting edge of industry thought. BuroHappold Engineering are looking for bright, talented future engineers to join us over the summer for work experience. Your student placement will last for 6-8 weeks. This opportunity is designed for future engineers to gain an understanding of what it is like to work as a structural engineer within our Structures discipline, and be exposed to the working environment of an engineering company.

Candidate Profile

BuroHappold is a multidisciplinary practice that succeeds through the individual and collaborative skills of its people

Required Skills

Qualifications Required

• You must be on track to obtain a 2:1 (or equivalent) to be considered

• You must be studying a degree relevant to the discipline you are applying for. To check whether your degree is relevant

please visit www.burohappold.com/careers/graduates/our-programme/relevant-degrees/

Responsibilities and Accountability

You will have…

• A passion for engineering and the belief that good engineering can makes lives better through its impact on individuals, the

community and the environment

• Good technical ability and the courage to challenge existing ways of working in order to break new ground and to find new

solutions to existing problems

• The ability to ‘think outside the box’ and to demonstrate creativity and diversity when approaching engineering problems

to arrive at workable solutions

• The ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate an ability to work and cooperate effectively with others

Important information

The post holder must at all times carry out his/ her duties with due regard to the BuroHappold Equality & Diversity Policy.

You are required to set a personal example in all aspects of Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S).

You are responsible for encouraging and maintaining high standards of OH&S in all areas under your control; meeting or

exceeding targets and reporting on OH&S Key Performance Indicators. You will ensure compliance with the Company’s

health and safety policy, relevant legislation and guidance in these areas.

You are required to fulfil the duties appropriate to your grade as detailed in the Roles & Responsibilities section of the Company’s Health & Safety Management System

To apply for this role candidates need to submit a CV and covering letter to creatingopportunities@queenelizabetholympicpark.co.uk by mid-day on Wednesday 10th July.