AECOM Industrial Placements 2018 - Aviation, Basingstoke and Telford in Telford, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Industrial Placements 2018 - Aviation, Basingstoke and Telford

United Kingdom - Shropshire


Job Summary

AECOM's Aviation business are recruiting Industrial Placement students from Summer 2018 for a period of approximately 6 - 12 months. Vacancies are in Basingstoke and Telford

We are seeking undergraduate Civil Engineering or Geography students with an interest in Aviation.


These placements would particularly suit a student on a course which includes a sandwich (mid-degree) placement.

One of our key business lines is Aviation, which is currently expanding due to a number of recent high profile project wins that have added to our already impressive portfolio.

We are an internationally recognised leader in Aviation consultancy, giving our clients a range of services including masterplanning, airside and landside design, construction supervision and project and programme management support services. Our Aviation division has up to 2000 staff globally carrying out professional services related to development in the Aviation industry.

The Aviation team deals with a range of different projects, across the globe, working with a range of clients including: funding agencies, national and local governments, aviation authorities and private organisations. Our current portfolio of works comprises a diverse mix of local, national and international projects. This includes the new Istanbul airport, terminal; developments at Kuwait International Airport, runway development at Dublin airport, along with UK airports including; Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. We work with the Defence Estates Organisation at various RAF bases, inspecting and rehabilitating the assets.

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

Industrial placements enable our business to develop talent and establish relationships with promising students at an early stage in their careers. Placement students will work on a range of projects for a wide variety of clients, ensuring real opportunities for personal growth and career progression as they develop professionally, working within a positive culture where learning and development is actively supported and promoted.

Following this period of work experience students may be offered a placement on our graduate sponsorship programme during their remaining time at university or a graduate position to commence upon completion of their degrees.


These placements would particularly suit a student on a course which includes a sandwich (mid-degree) placement.

Minimum Requirements

Candidates will be involved in :

  • Transportation economics and planning

  • Feasibility and corridor studies

  • Environmental studies

  • Ecological Studies

  • Airfield design

  • Landside design

  • Master planning

  • Intelligent transportation systems (ITS)

  • Economic and Financial Modelling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently studying for a MEng or BEng in Civil Engineering

  • Currently studying for a Bachelors degree in Geography

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.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 184008BR

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.