Architectural Intern
Washington, DC 
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Job/Internship Description

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialistsdevelop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future - for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?

The Washington, DC office of SmithGroup is currently accepting applications for Architectural Interns for the summer of 2021. Aspiring Architects who thrive in an environment of collaboration and mentoring, and who demonstrate a high degree of creativity are encouraged to apply.

Working with us, your responsibilities may include:

  • Performing specific/limited portions of architectural assignments under direct supervision
  • Designing portions of projects under direct supervision
  • Documenting changes to architectural drawings as instructed
  • Consulting with manufacturers, research and evaluate materials
  • Contributing proactively to the project team
  • Receiving and following directions for project assignments
  • Managing own time based on directions given

An ideal candidate:

  • Is pursuing a degree in Architecture with a minimum of 3 years of education.
  • Has a good working knowledge of Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Design Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign), and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrates strength in design.
  • Is creative with an innovative spirit.
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to work independently and manage time well.
  • Communicates and works professionally with all levels including co-workers, management, clients, etc.

SmithGroup's internship program provides students with the opportunity to apply both classroom learning and past experience to real world application. Interns will participate in hands-on project work, office activities, and site visits. Internships and internship activities may be "virtual" or a hybrid of virtual/in-office pending state/county requirements regarding safety procedures.


Application deadline is March 22, 2021. Please include a resume and work samplesthat demonstrates your design strength (5 MB max PDF) or a link to your portfolio. Applications will not be accepted after the deadline.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

SmithGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or arrest/conviction records.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

SmithGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or arrest/conviction records.

 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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