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Environmental Engineering Intern


Company Description

How will you make your mark?

At AECOM, our work in providing access to clean water enables communities to thrive and ecosystems to flourish, contributing to a resilient future. As a global leader in infrastructure consulting, we are at the forefront of significant water projects, with over 6,000 of the industry’s best minds driving innovation and technical excellence. Together, we develop solutions that are not only best in the world, but best for the world.

With an acceleration in infrastructure investment, your bold ideas and global expertise have never been more crucial. Join our dynamic team, where innovation, career growth, and collaboration are celebrated. Enjoy the freedom to grow with customizable career paths, water-specific technical and professional development and the potential to contribute to transformational projects worldwide. Discover your #H2Opportunity

Job Description

AECOM is seeking an Environmental Engineering Intern to be based in either Orlando, Florida, or Tampa, Florida office.

The position is expected to begin in May 2024.

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

  • Assist in the planning, design, and implementation of water and wastewater treatment, water quality improvement, and stormwater management projects for a variety of clients.
  • Create designs, calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
  • Carry out engineering analyses and prepare reports and technical specifications under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
  • Work collaboratively within project teams to ensure project objectives are met within the defined scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Collect and analyze data, perform field work, and undertake site inspections under the supervision of an experienced engineer.
  • Attend site visits and meetings in clients’ offices.
  • Maintain project records and files, contribute to the preparation of progress reports, and communicate project and task updates to team members and supervisors as needed.
  • Work under the supervision of a project manager or senior-level member.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering with the intent to continue after the internship, unless graduating.
  • Candidates must have completed two years of study in their program.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Degree emphasis in water resources, water or wastewater treatment, or conveyance/pipelines.
  • Currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Civil, Environmental, or Chemical Engineering or a related field.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate growth potential as well as a desire to learn.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Proficient in Civil 3D, Revit, ArcMap, or other engineering software packages.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-oriented while still being able to understand and comply with the big picture and goals of a project.
  • Documents time and effort accurately.
  • Interest in water/wastewater infrastructure design and a willingness to travel and work in the field as needed.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
  • Offered rate of compensation (Florida locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly range for this position is $22.00 - $28.00/hr.
  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance programs, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.