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Engineering Intern - Chicago

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26d ago

🚀 Summer Internship


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  • You must be a university student in Engineering or Environmental Studies, US citizen, with excellent communication and research skills, able to work independently and in a team, and knowledgeable in energy systems.
  • You will research grant opportunities, write applications, develop outreach materials, and compile information for an engineering internship in Chicago at AECOM.

Summer Internship



  • AECOM is actively seeking to add an Engineering Intern for our Chicago, Illinois office. Our business focuses primarily on providing professional and technical services in the engineering design, code consultation, and construction phase services for a wide variety of clients both in the private and public sectors. We execute large and complex engineering projects and provide a comprehensive range of professional planning and design, systems engineering and technical assistance, program and construction management, and operations and maintenance services. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of grant writing principles, excellent research and writing skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders.


  • Minimum Requirements:
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university program pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering or Environmental Studies with the intent to continue after the internship, unless graduating.
  • Candidates must have completed two years of study in their program.
  • Due to the nature of the work, U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Coursework in sustainability, natural resource management, and/or distributed systems engineering.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong research skills and ability to identify relevant funding opportunities.
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with the ability to craft clear, compelling narratives.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a part of a team.
  • Knowledge of energy systems

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Identifying and researching grant opportunities in the energy sector.
  • Assisting in writing grant applications, including conducting background research and creating a calendar of grant deadlines to ensure timely submission of proposals.
  • Assist in developing outreach and marketing materials for stakeholder engagement.
  • Perform research related activities and compile related information.


Work type

Full time

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