AECOM is an infrastructure-based company that has been making grounds in the African markets. Committing themselves to the development of the continent, AECOM has conducted a series of initiatives and projects that puts the engineering firm’s skills to use. AECOM has been a sought-out favorite by both private and public sectors – whatever the project, whoever the client, AECOM is able to come up with solutions to meet the needs and demands of their clients. The firm takes pride in their highly-dedicated professionals who are experts in several fields, such as Environment and Ground Engineering, Project and Construction Services, Buildings and Places, Resources and Industry, and Civil Infrastructure. With a team of engineers, architects, project managers, and more, AECOM has been paving their ways in multiple African countries, namely Kenya, Liberia, South Africa, Uganda, Botswana, Lesotho, and Tanzania. Some of AECOM’s most notable projects includes the Media 24 Headquarters, and the Kasane Airport.
About AECOM Bursaries 2020
AECOM is offering bursary programmes for young, talented, and dedicated university students in South Africa who hold an strong passion for the field of Built Environment. The AECOM Bursaries are mainly allocated to students who are pursuing their education in a list of specializations, such as Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Architecture, Science, and Civil, Mechanical and/or, Electrical Engineering. Furthermore, students who are interested in the AECOM Bursaries must be considered as a full-time student in any of the aforementioned courses.
In AECOM, students will be given the opportunity to put their knowledge into the test and have their skills sharpened. Innovation is a values that is greatly appreciated in the company. With an working environment filled with ambition-driven people, you will be greatly inspired to come up with more creative solutions to the challenges that will come in the company. Moreover, with the amount of projects at hand in AECOM, there’s always a place for everyone with different specializations. The best part? As an Equal Opportunity Employer, diversity plays a huge role. The more people working from different backgrounds, the more valuable their experiences will be.
Successful recipients of the AECOM Bursaries will be entitled to several financial funding that will help cover several student-related expenses, which includes the candidates’ tuition costs and prescribed study materials from the university. Bursars will also be required to partake in vacation training that will be conducted in the company. Since this is a bursary, all awardees must be able to maintain an astounding academic track record throughout their entire academic period in university. Therefore, bursars will hold the responsibility of maintaining an average aggregate score of 60% every year, which will then be under the strict review of the committee.
AECOM Bursary Requirements
Interested candidates of the AECOM Bursary must be able to fulfill the eligibility criteria in order to be qualified enough for the programme. This is to ensure that the committee is able to filter out students who truly deserve the financial funding and assistance that comes with the bursary. Should you not be able to meet all of these qualifications below, we highly encourage you search for another bursary that may meet your criteria. However, if you still insist on joining this bursary, make sure you have all of these criteria met.
The AECOM Bursary Requirements are as follows:
- Mechanical Engineers
- Project Managers
- Electrical Engineers
- Civil Engineers
- Quantity Surveyors
- Prior working experience is not necessary
- Has an average aggregate score of at least 60% for the key subjects in Science and Maths
- Be able to provide their most recent Grade 12 results
- For university students: be able to provide their most recent university academic transcripts
- Has a high sense of motivation and drive
- Holds a strong interested towards the field of Built Environment.
How to Apply AECOM Bursary 2020
Applications for the AECOM Bursary are conducted online. To see if the bursary is available at the time of your preferred application, all candidates will need to visit the AECOM Jobs Portal to check the programme’s availability status. Once you have found out the the programme is currently accepting applications at the moment, you can directly apply for the bursary at the very same Jobs Portal. However, if it’s not open yet, don’t get down just yet. Come back anytime in the future to check for regular opening updates! The selection process will be made during the month of September, which will be conducted in a several places (based on the candidates’ residency), whereas the announcements itself will be made on November. Please be kindly noted that all selected bursars will be required to spend their years post-graduation working at AECOM, where you will have to spend each year you were under the bursary as an employee of the company.
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Source: AECOM; Author: Larxsati; Editor: Melisa; Picture: aecom.com.