AECOM GIS Intern in Germantown, Maryland
United States of America - Maryland, Germantown
The Technology Solutions Department located in Germantown, MD is seeking a motivated GIS intern to support a variety of GIS project needs. AECOM is searching for candidates that have the ability to be a role model, be client-focused, be impactful and be decisive. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate knowledge commensurate with upper level student learnedness in Geographic Information Systems, Geography or Environmental Sciences.
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:
Assists with mapping activities related to transportation, environment and water resources projects for Federal and municipal clients
Performs GIS analysis
Conducts map production tasks
Responsible for database administration and design using both geospatial and non-spatial data
Proactively evaluates optimal and efficient solutions to geospatial problems on projects
About Our Internships:
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
Intern 1 – completion of first year of qualified study
- AA/AS (US) + None or Diploma/Certification (Canada) + None
A strong foundation in ESRI ArcGIS suite (ArcMap 10.x, ArcCatalog 10.x, and/or ArcGIS Pro 2.x)
Geocoding large datasets
Perform GIS analysis and map production through geoprocessing, field calculating, and problem-solving
Knowledge of GIS best practices—including managing data; structuring, building, merging, and documenting database files; and transferring database files to a variety of formats and media and archive
Demonstrable experience with scripting languages (e.g., python) for developing automated workflows and models
A willingness to learn and adapt to open source platforms (e.g., KNIME, QGIS) for the purpose of aggregating and displaying data.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 214519BR
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.