Early Careers and Internships at ABS


Imagine yourself working for a company where innovation, teamwork, and customer service comprise the core of that organization – a place where talented people from around the world work together to set standards of excellence in the maritime world. Sound exciting? Then ABS is the right place for you. Our early careers programs are a stepping stone to becoming successful, while providing an opportunity for you to earn credentials from an influential company. Imagine yourself going from a student of knowledge to a product of experience! We need your talent and energy! Are you ready?

At ABS, our services, level of commitment and safety requirements require a level of performance that keeps us at the top! We are looking for new graduates that have the technical ability to keep our company growing, changing and at the leading edge of technology. We look for people who are innovative, professional, strategic and resourceful. We look for professionals that are skilled, strategic, and dedicated to safety. Our culture relies on trust, expertise and the ability to come together to achieve results. It requires the ability to interact with customers and demonstrate a level of customer service. It's a new level of excellence.


At ABS, our internship program is designed to foster the professional development of students and elevate them to a new level of expertise. Whether you are reviewing engineering and technical plans, conducting research analysis, performing calculations, or developing dashboards, our interns make a genuine impact on our global business.

What We Look For

We’re seeking full-time students who are pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD degree in engineering disciplines such as Naval Architecture, Ocean, Electrical, Mechanical, Structural and Civil, or Data, Computer & Information Sciences.

Applicants must be working towards a degree at an accredited school and have completed 50 semester hours before the start of the internship.

Where You Will Work

  • Structures, Systems and Offshore Engineering
  • Corporate Technology
  • Research & Product Development
  • Operational Safety & Evaluation
  • Digital and Data-Driven Solutions 

The internship takes place at the ABS global headquarters in Houston, TX.

Internship Perks

  • Housing provided for non-local students (50-mile radius)
  • Transportation and travel provided
  • Competitive Pay


The Aspire Program is a cohort-based rotational program geared towards recent graduates. Selected candidates join ABS as full-time employees for a 12-month rotational working experience, providing both on-the-job experience and professional development. Upon completion of the rotational training, these individuals kick off their careers with ABS in a profession related to their training education and career goals.

Aspire Program Options:

     Core Aspire: The Core program is geared toward graduates with a naval architecture degree or a degree in civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, ocean or marine engineering. Following rotational training, these individuals are placed in North America, South America, Europe or Asia.  

     Digital Aspire: The Digital program is geared toward graduates with information science, computer science, engineering, data science, and cybersecurity backgrounds.   

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ABS engages with various universities every fall. Don't miss this great opportunity to meet our university relations team! We will be on campus looking for motivated people with exceptional technical knowledge and a commitment to making the world a safer place.

We are currently hiring recent graduates with Engineering, Data and Computer & Information Sciences backgrounds.

If you're looking to bridge the gap between the classroom and the world, our Aspire rotational program and internships will be valuable to your career development.

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