Environmental Engineering Intern

Orange County, California, US
Jun 04, 2021
Jun 13, 2021
Employment Type
Salary Type
AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Engineering Intern for employment in the Orange, CA office.

This position is expected to begin in May/June 2021.

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.


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what's possible - the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
  • Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies - 2014-2020
  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 "Top 500 Design Firms" and #1 2019 "Top 200 Environmental Firms"
  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly┬« Gold Employer
  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

About DCSA-Environment

With world class technical expertise, leading edge technology and innovative project delivery capability around the world, AECOM's global environmental practice helps industry and government meet their business goals - to achieve compliance, reduce or eliminate risks and manage impacts. We provide advisory and technical services to help clients cleanup and close contaminated sites and surplus operational facilities and restore them for reuse, plan and permit new facilities, address critical climate change issues, restore habitats and water quality, protect natural and cultural resources, maintain compliance, and cost effectively manage residuals and wastes.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
  • Review engineering related calculations, design drawings, specifications, and visual aids
  • Review environmental regulations and compliance inspection reports, assist with environmental permitting and reporting
  • Assist with field work (e.g., groundwater and soil sampling, stormwater sampling, 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 environmental regulations to assess compliance, draft reports documenting results and presenting findings
  • Miscellaneous assignments on an as-needed basis

Minimum Requirements
  • Currently in pursuit of a Bachelor's Degree in Civil, Chemical, Environmental Engineering or other related Engineering field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Valid U.S. driver's license
  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Coursework or previous internship experience related to stormwater or other field work

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

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