Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Summer Internship with AECOM International Development

Position Title Summer Intern - Program Support
United States of America - Virginia
Arlington
Job Summary
AECOM International Development (AID) is seeking a Summer Intern to support the Program Management Unit. The internship will provide assistance with elements of development project management and proposal preparation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct supplementary desk research for ongoing projects and proposals
  • Support the development of CVs and other write-ups for key and non-key personnel of current projects and proposals
  • Provide logistical and administrative support to staff traveling abroad
  • Compile information used for reporting to donors on current programs
  • Draft initial Scope of Work details for Independent Consultants based on previous templates
  • Review and audit consultant expense reports and timesheets
  • Edit field reports
  • Collect and compile, success stories and other material that can be used for proposals and marketing materials and orient staff to relevant information
  • Provide administrative support in project start-ups and close-outs, including reviewing and formatting templates for project manuals and forms
  • Liaise with business support units such as finance, compliance, human resources, IT, and communications;
  • Support the Contracts Administration Department and other divisions in conducting desk reviews and file audits; this includes administration and filing support
  • Coordinate logistics and administrative arrangements for project meetings, workshops and seminars, in Arlington as needed
  • Assist with translations, as needed
  • Other duties, as assigned
Minimum Requirements
Qualified candidates for this internship will be able to work five (5) days a week (minimum 40 hours) and will have the following qualifications:
  • Office work experience and strong computer skills, including Excel
  • Strong cross-cultural, communication, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Solid research skills and ability to analyze and write reports
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational ability
  • Strong computer skills – particularly in MS Office including document formatting, chart and graph creation and spreadsheet / budget creation
  • Strong English writing and editing skill
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Prior work experience in international development strongly preferred
  • Foreign language skills in French, Arabic, or Spanish
  • International travel and cross cultural experience desired
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.
Apply on the AECOM website.