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AECOM Geologist Intern in Germantown, Maryland

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Geologist Intern I for employment in several office locations. This position will support our Remediation team within our Environment business line.

This position is expected to begin May/June 2022, or sooner upon availability.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Overview:

The Environmental Science Intern will get hands-on experience working with our Remediation team in California.

Internships are designed to introduce and build essential, hands-on skills that differ from those attained in the academic arena and help to enhance the transition from student to professional. Interns are assigned duties that will provide a broad, well-rounded learning experience within their field of study.

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

  • Assist with fieldwork (e.g., groundwater and soil sampling, remediation system operations, site inspections)

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories to assist in interpreting and analyzing data

  • Compare investigation findings to relevant studies and provincial/federal regulations to assess compliance, draft reports documenting results and presenting findings

  • Miscellaneous assignments on an as-needed basis

  • Willingness/ability to travel to job sites and assist with fieldwork as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, or related field

  • Candidate must have completed 1 year of study

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel Spreadsheets, and other standard office software

  • Due to the nature of work, U.S. Citizenship is required

  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • GIS experience preferred

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training

  • Environmental site investigation coursework

Additional Information:

  • Candidates may be asked to submit a drug test, MVR (motor vehicle record) and/or medical surveillance screening at the time of hire

  • This position is expected to be full-time in the Summer but may offer flexible scheduling to work part-time.

  • Relocation assistance and/or per diem are not offered for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263169BR

Additional Locations US - Annapolis Junction, MD - 430 National Business Parkway, US - Baton Rouge , LA 70809 United Plaza Boulevard, US - Germantown, MD - 12420 Milestone Center Drive, US - Long Beach, CA - 310 Golden Shore, US - Midland, MI - 1111 Washington Street, US - Newark, DE - Iron Hill Corporate Center, US - Oxnard, CA - 300 Esplanade Drive, US - Piscataway, NJ - 30 Knightsbridge Rd, US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200, US - Southfield, MI - 27777 Franklin Road

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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