AECOM Environmental Scientist Intern in Ontario, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157948BR

Position Title Environmental Scientist Intern

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Environment

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Ontario

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


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Science Intern for employment in the Ontario, CA office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive.

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:

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Project areas include compliance, assessment and remediation tasks associated with commercial and industrial contamination within the soil, groundwater, and soil vapor

  • Revisions and/or development of GIS spatial analysis and cartography

  • Revisions and/or development of AutoCAD graphics

  • Revision and/or development of spreadsheets, Access databases, or MS Project schedules

  • Assist with the development and tracking of schedules and budgets

  • Preparation of technical documents such as correspondence, health and safety plans, work plans, and technical reports

  • Research and preparation of City, County and State permitting to support field tasks

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

  • Work well with other diverse team members

  • Interns will be included in organization events such as staff meetings and brown bag workshops, and be allowed opportunities for networking and informational briefings with key personnel

  • Learning objectives will be established at the start of the internship with his/her supervisor to provide clear direction and targeted goals

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science, soil science, geology or any scientific related field)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work well in a project team and a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of using spreadsheet, word processing and standard office software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, investigation, and data entry

  • A university student with no more than one academic year remaining before earning a degree preferred, these students are typically juniors or seniors in university. Contingent upon a positive performance review, a successful intern may receive an offer of full-time employment.

  • Basic knowledge of industry standard computer software for the position (examples include software such as MS Office, AutoCAD, MicroStation, ArcMap, ModFlow)

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

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NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.