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Sports architecture is an exciting career avenue for AECOM interns

Sports architecture is an exciting career avenue for AECOM interns

 July 27, 2021

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Whether you’re finishing your college education and trying to find that “perfect fit”, or still studying and want to get a taste of the real world, AECOM has a wide variety of internship opportunities available. 

Interns learn from challenges that can only be solved by a company like AECOM. One with deep roots, diverse perspectives and an innovative approach

Sports architecture can have an enduring positive impact on universities and communities -  and this can provide an ideal and inspiring career pathway for interns.

Enriching communities with vibrant architecture

Madeleine Smith [pictured above] is a student at the University of Michigan and an intern at AECOM, supporting industry-leading experts design winning sports venues. 

Making enduring positive impacts for universities and communities inspired Madeleine to pursue sports architecture.

"I pursued sports architecture because of its inclusive, creative and iconic nature. Always serving to bring people together, they offer a canvas to explore and enrich a community with vibrant architecture, becoming landmarks and prized possessions of the universities or cities," says Madeleine.

Drawn to AECOM by its diverse global teams

AECOM asked University of Kansas student and Interior Architecture intern, Dalma Olvera Torices, what she enjoys most about her work with AECOM.

She said AECOM's Sports Studio and winning team were what enticed her most to the company. She also cited the diverse professional teams from around the globe as being a key incentive. Working towards a common goal is important to Dalma. 

Designing spaces for families and friends to come together

AECOM also welcomed University of Kansas student, Hannah Nehmer, to their talented architectural line-up in their sports design studio 'Intern From Home' program. 

Hannah is inspired by the opportunity to design spaces for families and friends to come together and create memories that last a lifetime.

Working with innovative and creative teams

AECOM's Sports and Venues team deploys the right resources for clients. They bring together fans, athletes, sponsors and countries through their unrivaled level of experience, leadership and dedication to the sports and major events industry.

Stadiums, arenas, convention centers and other major venues are unique buildings with unique challenges that require innovative and creative teams to ensure a singular vision is executed to create buildings that are truly catalysts for change in an ever-evolving world.

AECOM crafts venues that are vibrant, viable, visionary and sustainable contributors to the community they serve. For AECOM, it's about much more than a game; it’s about communities, connections, transport and return on a client's investment. It’s about planning and landscape infused with local traditions and culture. Innovation underpins AECOM's philosophy.

Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? 

With expert teams around the globe collaborating to deliver game-changing projects, AECOM internships provide the resources and environment to help you turn your education and knowledge into limitless career potential.

Start an internship with AECOM or search their open job positions.


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