AECOM GIS Intern in Baltimore, Maryland

United States of America - Maryland, Baltimore

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly motivated Geographic Information Systems Intern for employment in the Baltimore, MD office. 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. This position will provide support on engineering and planning projects focused on water/wastewater utilities, surface transportation, aviation and water resources.

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:

  • Support a wide range of engineering and planning projects focused on utilities, surface transportation, aviation and water/environmental resources.

  • Produce high quality, cartographically sound maps, graphics and figures

  • Create, manage, edit and maintain various types of GIS data, including spatial databases

  • Collect and manage field and survey data using mobile GPS equipment

  • Transfer data to/from GPS devices and post-process using differential correction

  • Perform QA/QC review of GIS data and compile metadata

  • Digitize, scan and georeference maps, engineering drawings and imagery

  • Automate mapping and geoprocessing tasks using Esri Model Builder and Python

  • Perform other duties as assigned

First consideration will be given to local candidates

Minimum Requirements

  • Currently a rising junior or senior at an accredited university with a relevant major (GIS, Geography, Environmental Science, or related.)

  • Experience working with desktop GIS software packages, including Esri's ArcGIS suite (Version 10x) and extensions in class projects or previous internships

  • Experience creating, managing, editing and manipulating spatial data in various formats in class projects or previous internships

  • Experience working with spatial and non-spatial databases in class projects or previous internships

  • Ability to work in both office and field settings

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with ArcGIS Pro

  • Experience in managing, processing and analyzing terrain and hydrologic data within a GIS environment

  • Experience with Python

  • Ability and willingness to multi-task and work on many different projects simultaneously in a team environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.


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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197947BR

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.