Urban Planning Intern - #1687075

AECOM


Date: 1 week ago
City: Los Angeles, CA
Contract type: Intern

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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 over 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.



AECOM is seeking an Urban Planning Intern to be based in Los Angeles, California. The Urban Planning team supports a variety of clients in the development of land use and zoning regulations, urban design standards, community engagement strategies, housing and land use policy, and equity analyses to produce thoughtful, accessible, and forward-thinking planning and policy documents. 

This position is expected to begin in June 2024.

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

  • Preparation of materials for zoning updates, general plans, master plans, specific plans, community plans, and other regulatory and policy planning projects
  • Preparation of urban design existing conditions and concept studies
  • Development of high-quality, user-friendly zoning documents, exhibit boards, reports, and planning deliverables in Microsoft Word and Adobe InDesign and Illustrator
  • Research on zoning, legislation, and policy
  • Collection and analysis of data on built environment and socioeconomic conditions, including from census/land use/property databases


Minimum Requirements

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in a university program pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Urban Planning or a related field with the intent to continue after the internship unless graduating.
  • Candidates must have completed 1 year of study in their program.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Currently enrolled in a Master's Degree program in Urban Planning or a related field.
  • Knowledge of local, regional, and statewide housing policies.
  • Knowledge of planning-related equity issues and analysis tools.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGI.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint).


  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position
  • This position requires a hybrid work schedule which includes in office work in Los Angeles, California.  The selected candidate must be available to work in Downtown Los Angeles on a scheduled basis. 
  • 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.
  • The offered rate of compensation (California locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $23.00-28.00/hour
  • 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 absences, 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.

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 absences, 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 aecom.com 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.

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