Environmental Student Intern in Honolulu, Hawaii

  • Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Mar 07, 2017
Flexible - Several Options Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Environmental Science/Engineering Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Environmental Engineering Intern for employment in the Honolulu, Hawaii office. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive.

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.

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

  • Utilize basic scientific principles, theories, practices and existing technologies to develop solutions for technical problems with limited scope

  • Collect and enter data, and apply technical principles and theories

  • Interpret and record data, conduct analyses, compare findings to relevant studies and local, state and federal regulations to ensure compliance

  • Work under supervision of a project manager or senior-level team member

  • Interns will be assigned challenging projects and tasks under the supervision of project managers or senior environmental scientists or engineers. Project areas include sediment remediation, groundwater investigation, vapor intrusion mitigation, basic science and engineering, and data evaluation

  • Interns will be included in organization events such as staff meetings and brown bag workshops and be allowed opportunities for networking and informational briefings with key personnel

  • Learning objectives will be established at the start of the internship with his/her supervisor to provide clear direction and targeted goals. Exit interviews will be conducted to evaluate progress toward learning objectives and performance

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently in pursuit of Bachelor's degree in relevant scientific discipline (e.g., environmental science or engineering, soil science, agriculture, geology or any scientific related field)

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

  • Candidate must be in their Sophomore year and have not completed Senior Year (graduated) at the time of the Intern

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of environmental data collection, identification, investigation, and data entry

  • A university student with no more than one academic year remaining before earning a degree preferred, these students are typically seniors in university. Contingent upon a positive performance review, a successful intern may receive an offer of full-time employment.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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Job Level

Entry-level, Intern (Paid)