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For over 75 years, Arup has been recognized for its vision, talent and tenacity. We are an independent firm, owned in trust by our members. We choose work where we can make a positive difference in the world. Dedicated to sustainable development, the firm is a collective of 18 ...
Mission: Arup’s shared values, like our firm’s name, are derived from the beliefs and convictions of our founder, the engineer and philosopher Sir Ove Arup. He believed that work was only valuable when it had something higher to strive for. We continue to embody that idea – that our work ...

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Arup wants to extend you warm wishes and a safe and restful holiday season this year. During this holiday season, we want to take this opportunity to slow down and appreciate the little things that bind us together, nurture our relationships, support our wellbeing, and help us shape a better world. May these small yet profound moments of connection bring joy to your holidays, fostering a sense of unity and belonging that resonates well beyond the season.

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We are proud to announce that Arup was honored for the second year in a row with three Diversity, Equity & Inclusion awards issued by AEC Advisors as part of their 2023 KPI Survey and included in their 2023 State of the Industry Report. The awards recognized Arup’s Gender Index, Race Index, and the total combined index based on our firms’ revenue size and demographic makeup. Arup was the only firm in its revenue size category to receive all three awards again. AEC Advisors is a leading M&A and corporate finance advisory firm for the Architecture, Engineering & Consulting (AEC) industry and their KPI Survey compared 310 AEC firms to represent the broader industry makeup by revenue and market share. At Arup, we make equity, social justice, and inclusion a fundamental part of how we shape a better world as well as aim to create an environment that embraces our differences and celebrates our cultures. This award demonstrates our dedication to progressing towards our EDI goals and we are delighted to be recognized for our efforts.

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    Arup's culture sets us apart. Its foundation is the core values of our founder Ove Arup and has stayed strong since the company's beginnings in 1946. It's collaborative, professional, and people centric. Wouldn't want to work anywhere else!


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      3 interviews. Both behavioral and technical questions. I got to talk with the team directly. The first two rounds were general interview questions, In the third round they asked me to present my work to them.

      Why lighting design? Are you more technical or creative? Where do you see yourself 5 years from now?

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    Arup Awards & Accolades

    • Most Impactful Mentoring ProgramMentorloop2023
    • Candidate Experience Award (CandE)CandE Awards2023
    • Campus Forward Award for Excellence in Early Career HiringCampus Forward2023
    • Top 100 Internship ProgramYello and WayUp2022

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