AECOM Intern - Program Support in Arlington, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington

Job Summary

AECOM International Development (AID) is seeking an Intern to support the Environment & Infrastructure (E&I) Program Management Unit training and capacity development activities. The internship will provide assistance with elements of development project management and proposal preparation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct supplementary desk research for ongoing projects and proposals

  • Support the development of CVs and other write-ups for key and non-key personnel of current projects and proposals

  • Provide logistical and administrative support to staff traveling abroad

  • Compile information used for reporting to donors on current programs

  • Draft initial Scope of Work details for Independent Consultants based on previous templates

  • Review and audit consultant expense reports and timesheets

  • Edit field reports

  • Collect and compile, success stories and other material that can be used for proposals and marketing materials and orient staff to relevant information

  • Provide administrative support in project start-ups and close-outs, including reviewing and formatting templates for project manuals and forms

  • Liaise with business support units such as finance, compliance, human resources, IT, and communications;

  • Support the Contracts Administration Department and other divisions in conducting desk reviews and file audits; this includes administration and filing support

  • Coordinate logistics and administrative arrangements for project meetings, workshops and seminars, in Arlington as needed

  • Assist with translations, as needed

  • Other duties, as assigned

Minimum Requirements

Qualified candidates for this internship will be able to work five (5) days a week (minimum 40 hours) and will have the following qualifications:

  • Office work experience and strong computer skills, including Excel

  • Strong cross-cultural, communication, time-management, and organizational skills

  • Solid research skills and ability to analyze and write reports

  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational ability

  • Strong computer skills – particularly in MS Office including document formatting, chart and graph creation and spreadsheet / budget creation

  • Strong English writing and editing skill

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree strongly preferred;

  • Educational and/or work experience in the energy, environment, or water technical areas strongly preferred;

  • An interest and/or prior work experience in international development strongly preferred

  • Foreign language skills in French, Arabic, or Spanish desired

  • International travel and cross cultural experience desired

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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category International Development

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200473BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.