AECOM Intern in Chicago, New York

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144486BR

Position Title Intern

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - New York

City Chicago

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

About the Business Line

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

Location: Chicago, IL

Under direct supervision, assist with project management support duties including but not limited to: preparation of documents related to the management of active construction projects, observe shop drawing submission and approvals, research contract plans and specifications to resolve issues.

  • Provide direct support to the assigned department / project and participate in daily operations and various work processes.

  • Support all efforts related to the assigned department's / project's initiatives and interface with clients and co-workers as required.

  • Assist the Supervisor with planning and coordinating department / project related schedule, budget, and developmental task and functions.

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of projects and initiatives.

  • Interact with colleagues, clients, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

  • Receive guidance, training, and mentoring from senior professional personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

  • Perform a wide variety of administrative tasks including the preparation of letters, memos, reports, and correspondence as requested.

  • Create and maintain spreadsheets, databases, and department / project related reports.

  • Conduct research, prepare reports, and make recommendations based on findings.

  • Coordinate meetings, take meeting minutes, and follow up on action items.

Minimum Requirements

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to interact with peers and fellow employees in a professional manner.

  • Currently in school for Engineering or Construction Management degree.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.

  • Prior intern assignment(s) completed at a construction, engineering or architecture firm is preferred.

  • Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Access is preferred.

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.