Archives for June 2015

#CoolJobs: Our Ice Age dig adventure

When he was a child, for summer holidays in New Zealand, AECOM’s Craig Helm and his family would visit a local river. Craig and his brother spent hours creating little “dams” on many of the small river braids. As an adult, Craig finds himself spending a lot of time working on significantly larger dam projects […]

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#CoolJobs: AECOM underwater!

I spend most of my everyday work life above water. However, on occasion, I get the opportunity to explore the underwater world — and I get paid for it! I’ve been an active member of the AECOM Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) dive team for five years, conducting projects in New England, United States, and […]

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#CoolJobs: A passion for renewables

I have always been keenly aware of the challenges we face globally due to climate change, so I knew I wanted to be part of an industry that was helping to tackle this. As a result, I studied at Birmingham and Glasgow universities to receive a bachelor of science degree in biological sciences and a […]

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World Environment Day isn’t about the environment

I am really happy to see that this year’s World Environment Day theme — “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care.” — puts the human element firmly back into the equation. With its roots in the ecology movement of the 1970s, World Environment Day was originally a response to the awaking awareness that human […]

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#CoolJobs: Working at One World Trade Center

From a young age, my parents encouraged me to “choose a profession that makes you want to get up in the morning and want to go to work.” I finally understand what they meant and have found that “dream job” as a project manager. As a native New Yorker, being part of the One World […]

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