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Research Intern

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AECOM

3d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Fort Lauderdale

AI generated summary

  • You must be pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Finance, or related field, with 2 years of study completed. Strong communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office are required. Additional qualifications include pursuing a Master's degree and knowledge of predictive analytics and financial concepts. Sponsorship available. No relocation assistance.
  • You will assist in analyzing safety benefits and data for transportation projects, conduct financial feasibility evaluations, and develop techniques to improve efficiency through technology in transportation development.

Requirements

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Finance, Management or in another related field.
  • Must have completed 2 years of study.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Candidates pursuing a Master’s degree.
  • Knowledge of predictive analytics, data mining techniques.
  • Knowledge of financial concepts such as present value, future value of money, life cycle cost analysis, net present value, benefit/cost analysis.
  • Additional Information:
  • Sponsorship is available for this position.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in estimating safety benefits of transportation projects.
  • Assist in analyzing various data related to transportation projects.
  • Assist in conducting benefit/cost and net present value analysis of infrastructure projects.
  • Assist senior staff in evaluating transportation projects from a financial feasibility standpoint, including life cycle cost analysis.
  • Assist in the development of techniques to improve efficiency through the use of technology, in various phases of transportation development process, such as data collection, analysis, and evaluation of transportation systems.
  • Conduct literature search in areas such as big data, predictive analytics, data mining and their applicability to improve traffic flow and safety.
  • Internships are designed to introduce and build essential, hands-on skills that differ from those attained in the academic arena and help to enhance the transition from student to professional.
  • Interns are assigned duties that will provide a broad, well-rounded learning experience within their field of study.

FAQs

What benefits does AECOM offer to Research Interns?

AECOM offers a comprehensive benefits program to Research Interns, which 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 program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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Mission & Purpose

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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022

Culture & Values

  • Safeguard

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  • Innovate

    We think without limits and embrace new ideas, shaping digital solutions to help clients address current and future challenges.

  • Collaborate

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  • Deliver

    We grow our business through relentless client focus, operational excellence and exceptional project execution.

  • Sustain

    We take action to make a positive impact on the planet, enrich the communities we touch and build legacies for future generations.

  • Thrive

    We build diverse teams, create an inclusive workplace and provide opportunities where each one of our people can reach their full potential.

Benefits

  • Bi-annual salary review while on the GDP

  • 25 days annual leave, plus all public holidays, and the opportunity to buy and sell holiday

  • Private medical insurance

  • Life assurance, income protection (permanent staff only)

  • Flexible benefits such as childcare vouchers and gym membership discount

  • Pension scheme that also gives you access to MyMoneyWorks, which is designed to help you plan for your future goals and provide guidance and information on a range of financial product

  • 15 days paid leave per annum for formally signed up reservists (AECOM is recognised as a Gold Employer by the Ministry of Defence for our work with the Armed Forces Covenant)