Intern - Water Infrastructure & Climate Adaptation


Singapore 🇸🇬

Company Description

Ramboll is a leading engineering, architecture and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945, with 16,500 employees globally. In Singapore, we are 200 colleagues delivering innovative solutions within Water, Buildings, Transport, Environment & Health, Energy and Architecture & Landscape. We invite you to contribute to a sustainable future, working in an open, collaborative and empowering culture. 

You will, during the internship, experience how the employees of Ramboll constantly strive to achieve rigorous solutions that make a genuine difference to our customers, the end-users and society. Ramboll, being one of Europe’s leading consultancy companies, does this by considering the impact and usability of our work including the long-lasting sustainable benefits to our customers and the local communities we operate in.

Job Description

We invite you to bring your engineering competencies to play as you contribute to next practice sustainable urban development and high quality solutions. To succeed in this role you must have a passion for climate resilience and adaptation, and be enrolled in a relevant Singapore university program Are you our new INTERN IN WATER INFRASTRUCTURE AND CLIMATE ADAPTATION?

Inviting bright minds
Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world.

You will join our Water Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation department
Ramboll is offering an internship in the Singapore Water Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation department. As our intern you will be part of a team that works  locally and globally with cities and governments at multiple levels, and other asset owners to prepare their systems, infrastructure, and citizens for the future climate changes. We are also working with major international financing institutions (IFIs) and Donors (e.g. World Bank, Asian Development Bank), as well as private developers.

We work within water, climate change adaptation and urban development across all stages of the project cycle. Our projects include ABC Waters Design, Flood Risk Assessments, Strategic Planning for Water Infrastructure, amongst many others.

The daily work will be at the Ramboll Singapore Office where you will support the consultants of the Water department. Our Singapore Water Department coordinates closely with a dynamic team of experts located across Denmark, Romania, Australia, The Netherlands, and Cambodia, leveraging our global expertise to deliver sustainable solutions.

We are looking for an intern for a 3 to 6 month internship with the profile and capabilities below:

  • Engineering profile: We are looking for an enthusiastic, holistic-thinking and engaged engineering student with a background in either Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering or similar. This position is for you if you combine strong technical abilities with excellent management, writing and communication skills. Experience in use of Excel, PowerPoint and/or hydraulic modelling software (e.g. HEC-RAS) will be a strong asset.
  • Desktop analysis: Many of our projects include desktop research, landscape analysis, data gathering & review, synthesizing reports, etc.
  • Content development: You will support on projects and tenders in preparing Blue-Green Infrastructure strategies and designs, stormwater calculations, professional engineering design reports, etc. This will include data collection, hydraulic calculations, management and analysis, desktop analysis, etc.
  • Communication: You will help formulate presentations, sketching, minutes of meetings, power points, technical reports, etc.
  • Project administration & management: You will support with daily administration and management activities including updating internal and external online platforms, uploading and downloading deliverables, organizing files and folders, writing technical interim reports, setting-up meetings, writing meeting agendas and minutes, support with overall planning.

Your starting point for constant growth
From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company. For this role, we believe your starting point is:

You are in the process of obtaining a bachelor’s degree or are currently studying for a master’s degree in a relevant field at an educational institution in Singapore.

Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include:

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills with capacity to handle many tasks at the same time
  • You work independently and are an active team player
  • Strong interest in water and climate related matters and technologies, connected to masterplanning and urban development
  • Willingness to learn and work in a team, and in possession of excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You work in a structured way and have an eye for details
  • Fluent oral and written English is essential.
  • Reliable, flexible, and easy to work with
  • Prior international experience is an advantage, not a requirement

.Welcome to our Water division
At Ramboll, a global team of specialized water consultants support the development of sustainable societies. We assist our clients with their most challenging water management issues, delivering solutions that enable people and nature to flourish. Our main service areas cover Climate Adaptation and resilience, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Water Resource Management, Water & Wastewater Networks, and Urban development & masterplanning,.

The internship is full time (40 hours/week). The location will be at the Ramboll Singapore Office at 100 Amoy Street.

Please note that this is an internship reserved for students enrolled in an educational program. Thus, we do not accept candidates who are not yet enrolled in a bachelor or master’s program or who have already graduated with a master’s degree.

How to apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application.

Deadline: 7 April 2023




IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development