Sustainability Intern (Materials and Circular Economy)/



·      Support in Life Cycle Assessments, for the calculation of the carbon footprint by means of specific calculation software, with particular focus on embodied carbon and circular economy at different scales (interior and fit out, buildings, infrastructures) and for the main building components (structures, façades, plants, architectural packages, interior/exterior finishes, furniture) and infrastructures 

·      Support in collection and processing of data in order to quantify the carbon footprint of building technologies and materials; 

·      Support in the analysis of results and identification of recommendations and actions for improvement, research for low impact, recyclable/reusable and recycled content materials 


Essential Skills and Knowledge 

·       Attending last year (or later) of Master’s degree in engineering, architecture or design or other relevant fields of study 

·       Knowledge of construction technologies, materials and building elements  

·       Ability to read drawings and construction details and to calculate quantities of materials (e.g. weight, volume, weight/m2, etc.) 

·       Analytical skills and great familiarity with spreadsheets for data analysis 

·       Understanding of main aspects of low carbon strategies and circular economy for buildings and interiors 

·       Proficient level of English & Italian 

·       Skills for working in multidisciplinary teams 

·       O365 package and database management; 

·       CAD packages and similar 

·       Digital skills including data extraction and interoperability between softwares 

·       Knowledge of OneClick LCA for embodied carbon calculation 

Desirable skills and knowledge 

·      Graphics programmes such as InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop that will be used for report layout and preparation of diagrams and presentations (optional) 

·      Revit (optional) 

Rewards and Benefits 

We offer a competitive salary at all levels and one of the best benefits packages in our sector. 

Core benefits including flexible working arrangements are made available to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. 

Shape your time with us 

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a phenomenal place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities, so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact. 

At Arup, you’ll be an encouraged member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g., as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture, or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a career, a student, or have a busy lifestyle – we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you’re interested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time, please let us know when you apply, and we’ll discuss how this could work in your role. 

Join us in shaping a better world. 

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process. 


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