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Civil / Structural Engineer Intern - CIVIL007581-00001


The Capital Area Division (CAD) of Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has an outstanding Civil / Structural Engineer Internship opportunity for a full-time student who is currently enrolled in a graduate-degree program. The successful candidate will support DTRA’s Technical Reachback program by incorporating his/her understanding of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) software to post-process data outputs. These outputs are important for effectively responding to operational Requests for Information (RFIs), which are often time sensitive and mission critical.


Required Qualifications:

     * Actively enrolled in a graduate program

     * Successfully completed a Bachelor’s level program in civil, structural or mechanical engineering

     * Computational modeling experience

     * Must be a U.S. Citizen

     * Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance


Desired Qualifications:

     * Enrolled in a graduate level program in structural or mechanical engineering

     * Finite Element Analysis knowledge and experience

     * Active DoD security clearance






Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1000 professionals. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.


At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership fosters greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company’s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, “Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit” sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at




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