Building Simulation Summer Internship

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Reference Number: 2030

June 2024 – September 2024

Deadline for Applications: 29th March 2024

This role will be working from our Glasgow office with hybrid and flexible working options available.

The Role

We are currently looking for engineering students keen to gain work experience. The successful candidates will support our Consultants across a range of commercial and R&D projects using our simulation technology.

The Position

This is a full-time, paid position that will work Monday to Friday (9am-5pm) for 35 hours per week, that runs for 3 months from June to September.

The Candidate

We are looking for enthusiastic candidates who are looking to gain experience in the workplace. We require individuals who can work on their own initiative but also have the ability to work along with others as part of a team.

Does this sound like you? We would love to hear from you if you have a combination of the following skills.


  • Working towards a qualification in the building services realm, such as Architectural Engineering or Building Services Engineering.
  • Self-motivated individuals who are keen to increase their commercial experience.
  • Previous experience managing multiple tasks simultaneously and takes responsibility for own work
  • Clear and confident communicator


  • Experience with architectural CAD packages such as AutoCAD, REVIT, SketchUP, ArchiCAD and Rhino.
  • Experience working in customer services or customer-focused environments
  • Experience in using building simulation software will be a distinct advantage, ideally the IES VE software but full training will be given to the successful candidates

The Rewards

In return we offer the chance to gain valuable work experience with a fast-moving company in an exciting and supportive work environment. You will be paid throughout the placement and receive a holiday entitlement. We also offer flexible start times to assist travel to and from work.

To Apply

Within your covering letter and CV please include details of any experience in using building simulation software including model examples if available. Please send your application to Please ensure you include the job title and reference number in your application.

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

The Company

At IES we have been working in Climate Tech for the last 30 years and we consider the fight against Climate Change a moral imperative that drives all our decisions. We value People, Purpose and Innovation. We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and the opportunity to work with a team of friendly, interesting and diverse people from across the globe, who are passionate about what we do.

Our mission is to contribute to conserving the earth’s natural resources for future generations by reducing the carbon emissions of the built environment. IES is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology in the Climate Tech sector. Our Virtual Environment (VE) software is already the only tool that allows designers and engineers to simulate the full performance of a buildings. We are now expanding our portfolio with new solutions to tackle the built environment at any scale.

IES’ technology is supported by integrated consulting services and today its capabilities are expanding from use on individual buildings, to helping create sustainable communities, cities and countries.

IES is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, we encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to consider our positions even if they do not meet all the job criteria. We are committed to removing any barriers for candidates applying for our jobs. We will consider and implement any reasonable adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment process and during the course of your employment, should you be successful in securing a post.

Some examples of the adjustments we can make are:

  • Providing interview questions in advance
  • Allowing for a break between parts of the interview
  • Providing extra time to complete interview questions

This is not an exhaustive list.

If you feel you may require assistance with any part of our recruitment process or would like to discuss it further, please contact IES HR team at or 0141 945 8500.

Information on all candidates being considered for roles within the organisation will be handled in accordance with the provision of the General Data Protection Regulations (as amended from time to time). For more information, please see our Recruitment Privacy Statement.

How to apply

To apply for the role please send a covering letter stating the skills you have from the requirements listed and an up to date CV to:

Early application is encouraged and IES reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.