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🚀 Internship

Natural Resources Intern

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AECOM

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27d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Los Angeles

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  • The candidate must be currently enrolled in a university program pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, or related fields, with at least one year of study completed. They must possess a valid U.S. driver's license, pass a motor vehicle records review, have a basic understanding of GIS, experience with southern California flora and fauna, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, strong communication skills, and be flexible to support multiple projects.
  • The Natural Resources Intern at AECOM will work closely with specialists, participating in field work and office-based assignments. They will collect and analyze data, assist in documentation preparation, and collaborate with their supervisor to achieve objectives. Field work may involve rugged terrain and travel may be required.
Applications are closed

Off-cycle Internship

Science, Sustainability•Los Angeles

Description

  • AECOM is actively seeking an organized and highly motivated individual for employment as a Natural Resources Intern to support staff in our Southern California Natural Resources Group. This position would support numerous permitting, biological resource, and environmental planning and compliance projects in the southern California region. This position is flexible across our southern California offices, which include locations in San Diego , Orange , Los Angeles , and San Luis Obispo, California .
  • Primary duties will involve a mix of office-based work (e.g., writing sections for technical reports, permit applications, or other environmental documents; data management; project file organization and management; and project management assistance) and field work (e.g., participating in general biological and natural resource surveys, environmental compliance monitoring, electronic data collection, and water quality sampling).
  • AECOM is proud to provide our employees with challenging and exciting projects and opportunities to grow their careers. The position will entail working on rewarding projects and having access to training and career development opportunities.
  • This position is expected to begin in June 2024.

Requirements

  • Minimum Requirements:
  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university program pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Ecology, Environmental science, or other related fields with the intent to continue after the internship, unless graduating.
  • Candidates must have completed one year of study in their program.
  • Valid U.S. Driver’s License required to visit project sites, clients, and other AECOM offices.
  • As a condition of employment, selected candidate must pass a Motor Vehicle Records review.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Basic understanding of GIS.
  • Experience with southern California flora, fauna, and vegetation communities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Candidate must be flexible and willing to support multiple projects as needed.
  • Additional Information:
  • Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not available for this position.
  • Sponsorship for US employment authorization is not available now or in the future for this position.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate
Second Year

Area of Responsibilities

Science
Sustainability

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with natural resource specialists (e.g., regulatory specialists, ecologists, and biologists), including participating in a combination of office-based assignments and field work.
  • Working effectively independently when required.
  • Follow and perform directions safely and efficiently.
  • Work with a team to solve problems and have the confidence to ask for help.
  • Participate in field work that may involve rugged terrain, sometimes more than 8 hours per day (appropriate safety procedures, including designated breaks, will be implemented).
  • Work at a desk for extended periods of time (sit or stand).
  • Present oneself in a professional manner when interacting with members of the public or clients.
  • Collaboration with supervisor on objectives established at the start of the internship to provide clear direction and goals.
  • Collect, enter, and/or QA data, and apply technical principles and theories, with training and oversight.
  • Interpret and record data using electronic data method, conduct analyses, and compare findings to relevant studies and local, state, and federal regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Assist in preparation of environmental documentations.
  • Occasional travel may be required.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Los Angeles

Benefits

  • 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 absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.