Research Intern


Research Intern

Fort Lauderdale, FL +1 location
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    AECOM is seeking a Research Intern to be based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

    This position is expected to begin in Summer 2024.

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

    • Assist in estimating safety benefits of transportation projects.
    • Assist in analyzing various data related to transportation projects.
    • Assist in conducting benefit/cost and net present value analysis of infrastructure projects.
    • Assist senior staff in evaluating transportation projects from a financial feasibility standpoint, including life cycle cost analysis.
    • Assist in the development of techniques to improve efficiency through the use of technology, in various phases of transportation development process, such as data collection, analysis, and evaluation of transportation systems.
    • Conduct literature search in areas such as big data, predictive analytics, data mining and their applicability to improve traffic flow and safety.
    • 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.
  • Qualifications


    Minimum Requirements:

    • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering, Finance, Management or in another related field.
    • Must have completed 2 years of study.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Candidates pursuing a Master’s degree.
    • Knowledge of predictive analytics, data mining techniques.
    • Knowledge of financial concepts such as present value, future value of money, life cycle cost analysis, net present value, benefit/cost analysis.

    Additional Information

    • Sponsorship is available for this position.
    • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.


    About AECOM

    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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

    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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. 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.

  • Locations
    Fort Lauderdale, FL • Milwaukee, WI