[Virtual-sim] Sustainable Design Internships (Stipend) at HDR, Inc.

Gupta, Ashu ashu.gupta at hdrinc.com
Mon May 9 09:04:38 PDT 2011


HDR Inc. (HDR) is offering a summer internship for a Graduate Student(s) with a focus on advanced engineering solutions related to energy modeling and renewable energy services. This is an opportunity to work with one of the world's leading design firms and to develop sustainability and energy solutions for advanced buildings. You will be a key part of a dynamic team based in HDR's Alexandria, Virginia office working on sustainable energy technology design and development.

* Work with the Sustainable Design Services group on multiple projects; perform a wide variety of analysis for energy technologies and solutions.
* Work with the building energy modeling team on projects to simulate the performance of innovative energy efficiency measures/system in various climates, for various building designs.
* Conduct literature review and data analysis to evaluate the feasibility of novel energy technologies, including renewable energy solutions for projects.
* Learn how to analyze and evaluate the impact of advanced building envelope concepts.
* Assist in summarizing findings, preparing reports and submittals.


* An excellent academic record in a relevant discipline (e.g., Building Science, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering).
* Currently enrolled in a graduate program.
* Preferred experience and interest in:
* Renewable Energy
* GHG Accounting
* Embodied Energy
* Building Energy Modeling
* Experience with technology evaluation and feasibility analysis, particularly with technologies related to the built environment desired.
* Experience in thermal science and analysis; in particular, experience modeling and analyzing building systems desired.
* Experience with authoring peer-reviewed publications and presenting findings at conferences desired.
* Sound verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to accept a high degree of responsibility in a team-based organization, combined with ability to work independently.
* Going the extra mile to support the team's research projects.

Job Code



Sustainable Design Services Intern

Job Family



USA - VA - Alexandria

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Ashu Gupta



703.299.2745 | c+txt 267.334.8276
HDR Architecture, Inc. | 1101 King Street, Suite 400 | Alexandria, VA 22314

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