Position Description

Student Internship - Architecture - Summer 2019
Gensler Region North West
Job Location Oakland, CA, US
ID 14070
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Student Internship - Architecture - Summer 2019

As an intern in Gensler's Oakland office, you will join our creative student environment for a full-time, paid internship opportunity beginning June 2019 and ending August 2019.  You must be available for the entire duration of the program.

What You Will Do During This Internship

  • You will have an exciting opportunity to work on architecture projects as a fully collaborative member of a design team, participating in design charrettes and learning sessions focused on delivering a successful project for our clients, large or small.
  • In addition to hands-on learning, you will experience educational sessions and mentorship opportunities that include lectures, project tours and vendor visits.
  • You will also enjoy the rich culture of our firm and the broader office community through a number of events and learning opportunities focused on supporting your professional licensure efforts.  

Your Qualifications

  • You are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture; NAAB accredited program highly preferred
  • You have completed your third year of an under-gradate program or first year of a graduate program
  • You are returning to your program after the internship and will be graduating within one year
  • You submit an online portfolio that demonstrates design process and innovative design solutions (PDF format with 2-4 work samples)
  • Experience using Revit required, AutoCAD, and/or BIM modeling software a plus
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • 3-D computer rendering skills (Sketch Up, 3-D Max, and/or other modeling software)
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Hand sketching ability a plus

How to Apply

Submit an online application on Gensler.com/Careers, including a resume, cover letter, and portfolio, including work samples (PDF 10 MB max in total).  Submissions without a portfolio/work samples will not be consideredThis posting will remain open until March 3, 2019.

About Gensler

Gensler is a global architecture and design firm grounded in the belief that design strategy optimizes business performance and human potential.  Our 5,000+ practitioners networked across 45+ offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale.  Whether we are refreshing a retailer's brand, planning a new urban district, or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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