AECOM 2018 Dr Jonathan Harris Scholarship Application in Townsville, Australia

Australia - Queensland, Townsville

Job Summary

Make Amazing Happen!

Are you interested in doing Work Experience with one of the world’s largest Engineering firms? AECOM is running their annual Dr Jonathan Harris Scholarship!

An outstanding opportunity to join a Global Leader awaits a passionate and goal oriented Undergraduate who is interested in a Scholarship. We are seeking an enthusiastic, customer focused undergraduate who has a passion for learning. You will gain hands-on experience in working for a leading Professional Services company. You will have the opportunity to build relationships with our technical experts and begin to develop knowledge about our business and the industry.

The winner of this scholarship will receive $2,500 per academic year for two years of study in addition to paid work experience at one of AECOM’s world class offices, reaching a total payment of over $15,000. Work experience will be flexible depending on University study dates and is open for discussion with Managers.

You will work alongside graduates and industry leaders on projects that help shape and connect our cities and communities. We are seeking a Scholarship student who will also have the opportunity to undertake work over the summer vacation period. There may also be opportunities to commence earlier or extend following the summer break. Enjoy working in one of our state of the art, modern and contemporary offices with an open approach to flexible start and finish times.

Minimum Requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist team and project managers by developing good working relationships with clients during the delivery of projects

  • Develop good relations with your team and other teams across multiple business areas and locations

  • Undertaking a tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven environment

Preferred Qualifications

To be eligible for this scholarship/undergraduate work, you must:

  • Be an undergraduate student at JCU who is completing a Bachelor degree or Dual degree program with a focus of Civil Engineering.

  • Be an undergraduate student completing their second or third year of study as at the conclusion of semester two, 2018

  • Be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status.

  • Have a GPA average of 5 or above at the time of application.

Join Us

At AECOM, inclusion and diversity are embedded in our core values and are key drivers of our success. Our innovation is enhanced by our ability to draw from a wealth of different backgrounds and experiences. And the diversity of our workforce enables us to better understand our clients and the communities in which we live and work. We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing.

AECOM’s Australian business has been recognised by the Workplace Gender Equity Agency (WGEA) for driving positive change through its commitment to gender equality.

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.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Graduates / Interns

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 194258BR

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.