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Graduates after an environmental career should consider AECOM

 July 27, 2023

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AECOM is built to deliver a better world, and as such AECOM graduates leave a positive, lasting impact on people and the planet.

AECOM's Graduate Programme UK & Ireland (Environment)

From air quality, ecology, and remediation to geospatial and data, carbon capture and environmental permitting, AECOM graduates understand the complex interactions between environmental issues that communities face.

Working on a wide range of environmental aspects

AECOM graduates have been working on the Mersey Gateway, monitoring the surrounding ecology and environment, as well as soil remediation and materials re-use.

Graduates have participated in environmental assessments for Affinity Water, Severn Trent water, and Anglican Water, including aquatic ecology monitoring, water quality monitoring and modelling, and hydrological and hydraulic modelling.

Graduates have also assisted with acoustic modelling and auralisation of the proposed A303 Stonehenge road routing change to protect the amenity of this historic monument.

Graduates have worked with BP Net Zero Teeside, helping to deliver UK strategic infrastructure to decarbonise the UK.

Graduates have helped conduct advanced bat surveys using radio tracking, infra-red and thermal imaging cameras to carry out exit counts and accurately assess each roost.

Graduates have also been involved with the Natural Capital Laboratory that was set up by AECOM and the Lifescape Project as a live environment for identifying, quantifying and valuing the impacts of re-wilding.

Flexible working and a structured training programme

Students can use AECOM's flexible working to find a work/life balance that works best for them, meaning their evenings and weekends can be a time to relax.

AECOM supports development and professional qualification through its structured training programme.

Graduates get to work for the world's most trusted infrastructure firm, embedding environmental and social principles into everything they do, while giving something back to national and local communities.

A wide range of graduate opportunities

AECOM has over 30 offices across the UK and Ireland, with around 47,000 employees worldwide, serving clients in around 150 countries.

AECOM is a hugely diverse organisation with graduates in more than 35 different disciplines across the UK and Ireland.

AECOM tends to have graduate opportunities in the following teams:

  • Transportation Engineering and Planning: Highways Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Bridge Engineering, Rail Engineering (Civil and M&E), Aviation Engineering (Infrastructure), Transport and Development Planning, Strategic Consulting, Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Building Engineering and Consulting: Building Services and Public Health Engineering, Structural Engineering, Fire Engineering, Acoustics Engineering, Building Physics Engineering, IT and Communications Engineering, Process and Automation Engineering, Sustainability Consulting
  • Surveying and Project Management: Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Project Management
  • Environment: Remediation, EIA, Air Quality, GIS, Ecology, Stakeholder Engagement, Sustainability, Acoustics
  • Water Engineering and Consulting: Water Engineering and Consulting (including waste, resources, dams, flooding, coastal, utilities), Ports and Marine Engineering, Hydrogeology and Groundwater Engineering
  • Geotechnical and Tunnelling: Geotechnical Engineering, Tunnelling Engineering
  • Design and Planning: Workplace Interior Design, Urban Planning and Design, Town Planning, Development Economics and Regeneration, Workplace Strategy Consulting
  • Architecture: Architecture (P1&2), Landscape Architecture
  • Power: Nuclear (Structural), Transmission & Distribution, Thermal, Renewables

Find out more about making an impact.

Embark on an environmentally-focused graduate role with AECOM

AECOM aims to achieve net-zero emissions, improve social outcomes for its clients and communities, and foster a culture of inclusion and respect.

Bring expertise, skills and a unique perspective to help AECOM solve its clients’ biggest challenges.

Discover and apply for AECOM's graduate career opportunities.


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