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  • Locations: Boston, MA, United States;
  • Program Terms: C term
  • Project Center Website: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: WPI applicants only
  • Estimated Expenses: C term
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Acad Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
C term 2017-2018 11/08/2016
02/02/2017 01/10/2018 03/02/2018

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Fact Sheet:
Project Opportunities:
MQP
Active Since:
2009
Director:
Suzanne LePage
Center Highlights:
Domestic, Low or No Cost
Housing Type:
Commute from Worcester
Program Preparation:
1/6 PQP in the term preceding departure
Program Eligibility:
Good academic standing (not on academic warning or academic probation)
Major Eligibility:
Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering
Visa Requirements:
Not Applicable
Program Description:
Stantec

Location

Stantec is a global consulting firm specializing in engineering, architecture, environmental sciences, project economics and more. The firm has operations in Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. To date, students have completed projects for Stantec in Edmonton, Alberta; Lexington, Kentucky; and Halifax, Nova Scotia.  

Projects

A range of Civil and Environmental Engineering project topics are possible at both Stantec offices in the Boston area (Boston and Westford). You should visit stantec.com to get more information on featured projects that have been conducted at these offices. Depending on student interest and available project opportunities, an appropriate CEE faculty advisor will be available for your project. You are also encouraged to speak to a CEE faculty member to discus their project topic interests.

Project Examples

Renewable energy applications - Creating an energy best practices manual for assessing renewable energy opportunities at various locations

Construction - Assessing various dam construction techniques for dam rehabilitation projects along the Kentucky River

Sustainable community design - Determining the most successful methods of incorporating sustainability into various aspects of community planning and design

Other projects have focused on college sustainability design, sustainable landscape architecture, coal combustion by-products, and sustainable transportation practices. For more information and project examples, visit the CEE department's Stantec Project Center page.

CEE faculty advisors will be selected from a number of faculty members including, but not limited to Professors LePage, Bergendahl, Hart, Mathisen, Sakulich and Albano.

Resources

Project Center Website




This program is currently not accepting applications.