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AECOM Civil Engineering Co-Op Student in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Civil Engineering Co-Op Student interested in joining a premier engineering company with the potential to gain experience on a variety of challenging transportation projects that include work within the highway, bridge, mass transit, and airport industries in our Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office.

Our clients include PennDOT, PA Turnpike Commission, DelDOT, Norfolk Southern Railroad, CSX, Amtrak, the Delaware River Port Authority, the Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission, the City of Philadelphia, and SEPTA.

This position is expected to begin in March 2024.

Students will be assigned to the applicable department. All of this work is consistent with the duties of an entry-level, graduate engineer's responsibilities.

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

  • Assisting with preliminary to final design calculations and plan development, reviewing field information, and possible field inspection of existing facilities.

  • Apply technical training to perform basic calculations, work well in a team setting, and be willing to work diligently to learn new skills.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university program pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Civil Engineering with the intent to continue after the internship unless graduating.

  • Candidates must have completed one year of study in their program.

  • Candidates must be current Drexel University students participating in their University 2024 spring/summer CO-OP program.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Capability in using AutoCAD and/or Bentley CAD drafting software.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

  • We are interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. F1 Visa sponsorship is available for current F1 visa holders in the United States.

  • This position requires a hybrid work schedule which includes in-office work in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . The selected candidate must be available to work in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on a scheduled basis.

  • Offered rate of compensation (Pennsylvania locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The hourly range for this position is $ 18.99 - $ 26.12/hr.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, global EAP, Business Travel, and Service Awards programs.


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. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10098373

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid