We are the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services on projects spanning transport, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment.
Who We Are
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 nearly 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.
You can also make the most of our flexible working at AECOM including a combination of office and home working, giving you the freedom to work in the way you feel your most productive and energised, so that you bring your best self to work. If it works for you, your team, your client, it works for us.
We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.
Values & culture
Our vision is a world where infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone – uplifting communities, improving access and sustaining our planet.
We bring together the best people, ideas and technical expertise and partner with clients to turn their ambitions into action. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to:
We operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritizing safety and security in all that we do.
We think without limits and embrace new ideas, shaping digital solutions to help clients address current and future challenges.
We connect unrivaled expertise from around the world to anticipate and solve our clients’ most pressing challenges.
We grow our business through relentless client focus, operational excellence and exceptional project execution.
We take action to make a positive impact on the planet, enrich the communities we touch and build legacies for future generations.
We build diverse teams, create an inclusive workplace and provide opportunities where each one of our people can reach their full potential.
A culture of care.
Wellbeing is a key priority for AECOM and is closely aligned with ED&I from our work with Employee Resource Groups up to our CEO, our Wellbeing Executive sponsor. We strive to create a culture of care where all employees can Thrive and wellbeing is embedded into our day-to-day working practices.
Our vision for Wellbeing is to develop a sustainable culture of caring, where we are all encouraged to talk about mental health and collectively address any barriers to our people bringing their best selves to work. We achieve this through our Wellbeing Strategy which focuses on three core pillars; Be well (Employees), Support well (Managers) and Lead well (Leaders).
As an employee joining AECOM you will have access to a range of wellbeing support and benefits.
As well as supporting your own wellbeing our Leaders and Line Managers are accountable and have the tools and commitment to support employees’ wellbeing at all stages, and creating a working culture where people feel engaged, connected and supported.
We offer a number of benefits to graduates joining our programme including:
Private medical insurance
Company contributory pension scheme
25 days annual leave (plus the option to buy up to 10 or sell up to 5)
2 paid social value days per year
Lifestyle discounts and cashback
Free financial, legal and medical advice
Annual season ticket loans and cycle to work scheme
MyStrength assisting with wellbeing
Income protection (after 12 months service)
15 days paid leave a year for signed up reservists
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
When we’re free to be ourselves, we thrive
We are committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) within AECOM and our industry. We are open-minded and welcoming of various points of view—diversity of thought and ideas is what ultimately contributes to better outcomes for our clients and the communities we serve.
Building diverse talent
We’re ensuring, through our recruitment efforts, that our teams reflect the diverse communities we serve, holding leaders accountable for our commitments and partnering with nonprofit organizations and universities to build a diverse talent pipeline for the future.
We’re encouraging respect and empathy among employees through ERGs, ED&I events and celebrations, unconscious bias and inclusive hiring training, and family-friendly benefit policies.
We’re supporting communities through pro bono work, volunteerism, philanthropy and
Thinking without limits
We’re prioritizing social equity and impact in every project we pursue and in every innovative solution we deliver.
Award-winning employee resource groups
Our employee resource groups (ERGs) help strengthen the connections between us and the communities we serve. They provide rich opportunities for the exchange of ideas and powerful dialogue, professional networking and development, talent attraction and philanthropic impact.
Our Americas ERG program was recognized with a Business Achievement Award from the Environmental Business Journal. The award acknowledged the ERG program for creating a sense of belonging and generating an inclusive environment at AECOM in support of our equity, diversity and inclusion pledge: When we feel free to be ourselves, we thrive.
Our Ethnic Diversity Network ERG received a “highly commended” recognition for Outstanding Employee Resource Group in the European Diversity Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations whose outstanding leadership has made a genuine difference to the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda
Creating Sustainable Legacies
We are working to leave a positive, lasting impact on people and our planet. That’s what drives us to deliver every day. Through our Sustainable Legacies strategy, we are working to achieve net-zero emissions, embed sustainability and resilience in every aspect of our work, improve social outcomes and enhance our governance.
Being good humans
Through pro bono work, skills-based volunteering, philanthropy and strategic nonprofit partnerships with organizations such as Engineers Without Borders and Water For People, our Blueprint for a Better World corporate responsibility platform focuses on delivering access to safe and secure infrastructure to those who need it most, creates opportunities for the leaders of tomorrow and works toward protecting our planet so that our company can fulfill its purpose to deliver a better world.
AECOM is working on projects to restore and protect the environment, such as designing wetlands and other habitats to support endangered species, cleaning up contaminated sites, and managing natural resources.
The ADVANCE programme is designed to help you build your career in AECOM. You will attend a number of instructor-led training sessions where you will meet and hear from people across the business and take part in a series of interactive activities to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in your role. Alongside the instructor-led elements of the ADVANCE programme, you will also engage with an online curriculum via AECOM University and have the opportunity to join the ADVANCE webinar series.
Our programme will also develop your technical skills & knowledge, provide you with full financial and development support towards the relevant professional qualification, mentoring support, an opportunity to work on live client projects, and multi-disciplinary exposure. You will learn from some of the most talented and renowned experts in their field, while bringing a fresh approach and further diversifying our thinking.
AECOM Graduate Brochure
Discover more about AECOM with their handy 2023 Graduate Brochure