AECOM Electrical Engineering (T&D) - Summer Intern Program (Nov 2024)

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Company Description 

Work with us. Change the World. We believe infrastructure has the power to uplift communities and improve people’s lives. 

We deliver some of the world’s most influential and transformational infrastructure projects. Along with our clients and partners, we have one goal: to leave a positive, lasting impact on people and our planet. 

Our clients count on us to think without limits and partner with them on projects spanning across water, transportation, buildings, energy, the environment, resources, governments, the public realm, the environment and more. We’re driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. 

What Our Summer Program Offers: 

  • 12-Week Full Time Paid Internship (Mid November to Mid February): Options for flexibility on time frames if needed. 
  • Practical Application of Knowledge: Gain hands on experience and apply what you’ve learnt during university. 
  • Iconic Project Exposure: Work on high-profile projects with a variety of clients.
  • Work alongside Technical Experts: Work alongside graduates, technical experts, and industry leaders. 
  • Career Connections: Build meaningful long-term connections. 
  • Support Network: Benefit from guidance and support from your Manager, team, AECOM University and our Talent Management team to achieve your goals. 
  • Pathway to Graduate Employment: Explore opportunities to transition to an AECOM Graduate position following a successful placement.

Deliver a Better World with AECOM. 

Intern Opportunities: 

We are recruiting for Electrical Engineering Interns in our Transmission & Distribution team, in Christchurch and Wellington.

With unprecedented change in the Energy sector, there has never been a more exciting time to join AECOM’s Transmission & Distribution business. We are industry leaders in Electrical Power delivery systems with extensive experience in new and upgraded power systems. 

Our projects include the design of overhead transmission lines, renewable energy and storage systems, transmission grid and distribution substations for a multitude of clients. We are a dedicated team of professionals who work closely with our clients to deliver innovative and technically challenging solutions on time, every time.  We provide services from consulting and concept designs through to detailed design, projects staging and technical support during construction and commissioning.

As an Electrical Engineering Intern for the Transmissions and Distributions team, you will assist with: 

  • Producing quality electrical design work including transmission lines, substations, and renewable energy generation
  • Site visits and inspections
  • Drafting design reports 
  • Collaborating with team members to provide our clients with complex solutions.

The career opportunities at AECOM are endless! As you progress through our recruitment process, you will be prompted to choose your preferred role and location, along with a second and third choice. 

To ensure you select the roles that best suit your background, interests, and discipline it is important you click on our job opportunities document to help you select the right role: opportunities here. You may want to save this document for future reference. 

Requirements for Success 

  • Undertaking a relevant Bachelor’s or Postgraduate degree for the role you are applying. (see opportunities document)
  • Be in your penultimate year or earlier of study at an Australian or New Zealand University.
  • Able to commence work from mid-November 2024 to mid-February 2025 (Flexible)
  • Submission of your resume, cover letter and the latest copy of your academic transcript (please submit all as one document).

Our Recruitment Process 

Applications are open from 8th July until 11th August 2024. 

  1. Submit Your Application: Complete the job application, uploading your resume, cover letter and the latest copy of your academic transcripts as one single document. 
  2. Online Assessment: Complete our global online strength-based assessment. 
  3. Interview: Attend a face-to-face interview at your local office. 

Our Commitment 

At AECOM, you’ll work in a dynamic and inclusive environment that values your integrity and fosters innovation. 

We are embarking on our cultural journey in Aotearoa, New Zealand. We are embracing the richness of Māori and Pasifika peoples and look to share more with you throughout your recruitment journey. 


Closing in a month
Closing in a month
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering Electrical
  • Work rights:
    Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen,
  • Work from home:Hybrid remote
    Hybrid remote

    Employees are allowed to work remotely some of the time but most of the work is done at the company’s physical office. Remote work is considered a perk or a privilege. For example, an employee may work from home for 1-2 days per week.

  • Locations:
    Christchurch, Wellington

    Nov 2024 (approx)

  • Closing Date:8th Aug 2024, 3:59 pm


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