AECOM Planning Intern in Arlington, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151752BR

Position Title Planning Intern

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Design + Planning

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Arlington

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Design + Planning

Our professionals specialize in design, master planning, environmental and ecological planning, strategic planning and economic development. We create implementable solutions that promote sustainable land use and enhance quality of life.

Job Summary

AECOM’s Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. We offer exciting work, great clients and an award winning portfolio. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. AECOM’s teams are leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; multiple projects at the World Trade Center, New York, NY including Liberty Park; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.

To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Planning Intern for employment in the Arlington, VA office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive. All technical interns at AECOM will be eligible to participate in AECOM’s intern development program. The program develops talented students through a combination of work experience, training, networking and exposure to AECOM subject matter experts. The goal of the program is to introduce AECOM and assist with building business and technical competency. Interns whose overall performance achieves AECOM’s expectations, ideally, receive a recommendation for a full-time position after graduation.

Imagine working on rewarding projects within a diverse culture, and having access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. Working at AECOM means being part of a global team, working with award-winning professionals across the world. Aspire to be a key player on some of the best projects regionally, with opportunities to work on projects nationally or internationally. Our people bring deep industry knowledge to help you succeed.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support senior planners and/or project managers in producing documents, reports, graphics, 3D modeling, and materials for community outreach

  • Compile data and conducts research in support of project delivery

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently in pursuit of Masters degree in Planning, Landscape Architecture, Environmental Design or other related field required

  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with AutoCAD, GIS, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, or SketchUp are preferred

  • A university student with no more than one academic year remaining before earning a degree preferred, these students are typically seniors in university

  • Contingent upon a positive performance review, a successful intern may receive an offer of full-time employment

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/deployedfiles/Internet/Careers/Diversity%20and%20Inclusion/EEO%20is%20the%20Law%20Poster%20Supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.