Professional Development and Career Resources

Below is a list of internships, fellowships, and jobs from firms and alumni across the country. For a more comprehensive list, please go to Handshake, Penn’s job and internship database. If you need help accessing content from a PDF below, please contact news@design.upenn.edu.

PennPraxis, University of Pennsylvania

Design Fellows for Spring/Summer 2022

PennPraxis is now accepting applications for Design Fellows for Spring and Summer 2022. We have exciting projects launching and are looking for students and recent graduates with a variety of disciplines, backgrounds and skillsets.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis starting immediately. Applications should include: 

  • Cover letter indicating skills and project types (or specific projects) of particular interest to you 
  • Resume
  • Portfolio if appropriate
  • Name of one faculty reference
  • Number of hours you would like to work in Spring (usually 8-12/wk during the semester and full time for Summer, but please specify number of weeks you would like to work in the summer and any constraints on dates)

We are currently hiring for the following projects / roles and may add other projects over the next few months:

Design, Planning, Research, and Communications

  • Farm of the Future regenerative agriculture research, planning and design anchored in New Bolton, Chester County, Pennsylvania
  • Public space evaluation for the City of Philadelphia’s Rebuild program
  • Main Street documentation and community engagement in Boonton, NJ, in support of newly received Neighborhood Preservation Program funding

The standard hourly rate for Design Fellows is $20, but project managers earn more and take on a leadership role in shaping and coordinating the work of a team of Design Fellows. The rate for the PM depends on the level of experience / responsibility and will be discussed on an individual basis.

Two information sessions were held for interested students March 8 at 2:30pm and March 15 at 6pm, as well as a sponsored Weitzman Happy Hour on March 18.  Attending a session is encouraged but not required to apply.  Recordings can be accessed here:

March 8 - https://upenn.zoom.us/rec/share/tTk_2y45v62mc57ixBYM0RAP2hRO5Q1pCYiYzYr0... (Passcode: ZaSzU$96)

March 15 - https://upenn.zoom.us/rec/share/hYoaPlGLoVPAlFsNW1_d_JnlRypPcxyh9M0A__0h... (Passcode: zF9&skDx)

Please upload applications in the following format: Last name_First Name_Document Title to this folder: https://upenn.app.box.com/f/966a09beff414b98aaf0de4ad7db88ce

Any questions? Reach out to Dyan Castro at dycastro@design.upenn.edu.

Architecture

Entry-Level Architectural Designer, bKL Architecture

Chicago, IL

Deadline: 

May 20, 2022

bKL Architecture is a Chicago-based architectural firm with extensive experience in the design and execution of complex projects. With a presence both nationally and internationally, the firm has an impressive portfolio showcasing a variety of project types and scales. bKL’s culturally diverse team brings together a broad range of skills, experiences, and backgrounds to create a vibrant studio atmosphere and design process. At the center of bKL’s design process is a focus on in-depth analysis, intensive experimentation, and collaboration. The bKL team designs projects that enrich sites and cities around the world in which they build.

Please email your resume and portfolio to the email address on our website's "Contact" page. In order to ensure your materials are received, please limit your attachment size to 15 MB.This position offers the opportunity to work on all phases of design within a team environment. Entry-Level designers at bKL work closely within dynamic teams on everything from conceptual modeling to rendering, diagramming, and planning. Communication and organization skills are expected from and cultivated in all team members.

Ideal candidates have and display:

  • Strong visualization and conceptual skills
  • A passion for design
  • A collaborative approach to their process
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-Motivation
  • Attention to detail

Software Programs required: Proficiency in Revit, Rhino, and Adobe programs

Minimum education and experience required:

  • Bachelor and/or Master of Architecture Degree
  • Previous internship exposure to the professional architectural field preferred

Architectural Professional License:

  • In-progress preferred

Placemaking and Public Space Manager, CSSD

Camden, NJ

Deadline: 

June 3, 2022

The Camden Special Services District (CSSD), the District Management Corporation for the Camden Business Improvement District, is seeking a creative, collaborative person to support and manage programs that enhance downtown Camden’s physical environment and daily experience,
as well as help tell the story of the organization and the redevelopment of the District. The Placemaking and Public Space Manager will have the opportunity to flex their creative and pragmatic skills and will be rewarded with visible results from their efforts. See attached document for full job description.

Compensation
Anticipated annual salary ranges from $70,000 - $80,000, depending on qualifications and experience. CSSD offers excellent benefits, paid time off and industry-specific professional development opportunities.

Anticipated Start Date
July 2022

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume and three (3) references to the attention of Nate Echeverria, necheverria@camdenssd.com with the Subject Line: CSSD Placemaking & Public Space Manager, and your first and last name. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, June 3rd, 2022.

Architectural Design Associate, JBG Smith

Bethesda, MD

JBG Smith owns, operates, develops, and invests in a portfolio of over 20 million square feet—with another 18 million square feet in our development pipeline—all concentrated in attractive submarkets in the Washington, DC region. Our creativity and scale enable us to be more than owners—we are placemakers who shape inspiring and engaging places, which we believe create value and have a positive impact in every community we touch. From asset management and development to property operations and leasing, every decision we make at every property aligns with our overarching disciplined strategy of fostering growth and working to maximize value. Our culture of quality and customer service is entirely focused on ensuring that we serve our key customers: satisfied tenants and residents.

The Architectural Design Associate will assist the Design Advisory Group in the development and capital improvement process for new and existing residential communities. The Design Associate naturally excels at working collaboratively with the development and operations teams to identify and implement best practices that will allow JBG SMITH to create exceptional customer experiences and optimize long-term profitability in each of our communities.

For more information, visit JBG Careers. Date posted: May 5, 2022.

Intermediate Designer, JSA/MIXdesign

New York, NY

JSA/MIXdesign, an award-winning architecture studio and inclusive design consultancy, is seeking an ambitious, energetic, multi-talented designer to work on a wide range of high-end institutional and multi-unit residential projects.

Skills & Requirements:
• 3-5 years of professional office experience (multi-unit residential a plus)
• Professional degree (B.Arch or M.Arch)
• Strong architectural design and representation skills
• Familiarity in 3D modeling software (Rhino preferred)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Possess all legal permits and visas required to work in the U.S. (Office in NYC)
• Proficiency in BIM/Revit is a plus but not required
• Fluency in Korean is a plus but not required

Salary will be commensurate with experience. To be considered for this position, please send an email to info@jsamixdesign.com with subject line “INTERMEDIATE DESIGNER LAST NAME”. Along with a cover letter, please include your resume/CV, a PDF Portfolio (10MB limit, no website links), and list of 2-3 professional/academic references. No phone calls or studio visits, please. Date posted: May 3, 2022.

Studio Assistant, Arlene Shechet Studio

Kingston, NY.

Established sculptor with broad international practice of public and private installations, Arlene Shechet Studio seeks a young architect to be part of a small studio team located in Kingston, NY. Studio work varies from large public projects to gallery scale sculptures. Responsibilities will include 3d modeling and rendering, physical model fabrication, supervising large scale steel construction, spatial planning for museum exhibitions, and possibly occasional
hands-on work.
Candidates must be very responsible, smart, and creative problem solvers. Applicants must be proficient in Rhino and the Adobe Creative Suite (primarily photoshop). Proficiency with Blender is a plus. Position is full time, Monday - Thursday. This is an in-person position. Some consideration might be given to an exceptional candidate to accommodate a hybrid work schedule. Salary with benefits. Rate negotiable.

Please email letter of introduction and resume in one PDF (no greater than 10 MB) with the subject line “Studio Assistant” to application.studioassistant@gmail.com. Date posted: April 29, 2022.

Job Openings, Eric Rosen Architects

Los Angeles, ca

Eric Rosen Architects is a creative architecture, interior design and construction management practice in Culver City, CA providing innovative solutions to
both commercial and residential projects. Since its inception in 1992, the firm has focused on creative projects demanding a strong design sensibility and an attention to detail during both the design and construction process. The office has intentionally concentrated on projects of varying types, scales and locations that benefit from our rigorous process of design and exploration. Extensive thought and care are given to the site and context for each project and innovative, critical thinking is applied to all aspects of our work allowing for unique, meaningful solutions. Please visit ericrosen.com or facebook.com/ericrosenarchitects for company information and selected project portfolio.

We currently have two job openings: Junior Architectural Designer and Intermediate Architectural Designer/ Project Manager. Please see attached document for full job descriptions and information on how to apply. Date posted: April 26, 2022.

Intermediate Architect, ESKW / Architects LLP

New York, NY

ESKW / Architects LLP is an award-winning 35-person architectural firm. Our practice focuses on public, institutional, housing, education, and community-based work for non-profit and government agency clients. Our portfolio, firm history and more details can be found at www.eskwarchitects.com.

We seek a motivated, thoughtful, and detail-oriented candidate with a professional degree and the following qualifications:

  • 3-6 years of working experience.
  • Proficiency with REVIT.
  • Experience with all phases of Project Design and Construction Administration including design documents, construction detailing, and coordination of consultants.
  • Familiarity with complex building construction drawings and details.
  • Capability in project management, client interaction, and document development on both large and small projects.

Please email cover letter, resume, work samples and salary requirements to rwood@eskwarchitects.com. Responses shall include one (1) pdf file with multiple pages no larger than 4MB please. Date posted: April 15, 2022.

Architect, Jaime Rouillon Arquitectura

San Jose, Costa Rica

Jaime Rouillon Arquitectura is looking for an Architect!

Requirements
·     Bachelors degree in Architecture.
·     At least 5 years of experience in a architecture studio.
·     Experience in building development.
·     Skilled in conceptualization, graphics and design.
·     Extensive knowledge in architecture, handling of good references that nourish the design process.
·     Critical thinking.
·     Organized
·     Advanced management of AutoCAD, SketchUp and Revit software.
·     Good interpersonal relationships and team work.
Send your resume to admin@jra.cr. We can provide housing near the office within 10 minute walk, from historic district neighborhood; Otoya. Ideally the candidate should have completed their master degree program, and have had experience in high end design firms. We can accept a 6 month internship as well.

Immediate Job Opening Project Assistant (Temp to Perm) Development Consulting, BFW Group, LLC

Philadelphia, PA

BFW Group, LLC is located at the Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA and provides construction project management, construction administration, program management, owner’s representation, scheduling, compliance, cost estimating, quality control, land development and real estate development consulting services.

As a Project Assistant you will help write proposals (will train), research RFPs and RFQs, response to RFP and RFQs from private, institutional and government clients. Work with Senior Vice President on various projects including land development, zoning, permitting, financial packaging, community engagement and submission of financial packages to the various agencies. You will work with various government and quasi government agencies including DHCD, HUD, PHFA, RDA, PRA, PIDC, Housing Trust Fund Agencies, DCED, Governor’s Budget Office, Foundations, and other funding agencies. You will be exposed to a wide variety of project types including residential, commercial, office, mixed-use, community/govt facilities, and warehouse/distribution type structures. Responsibilities include: Assist with writing and drafting proposals (will train), monitor deadlines, investigate and list proposal requirements, assist with delegating work to staff members to meet proposal requirements and deadlines. Develop reminder and ticker system to keep Team appraised and ahead of all deadlines. Assist in assembling proposal and proposal requirements and submitting proposals on time to relevant agencies.

Duties may also include assisting the Company Senior Vice President, or CEO with writing and responding to various client requests; and attending meetings with senior staff. Majors in Urban Planning, City Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Project Management ideal. Send Resume to: blane@bfwgroup.net. No Phone Calls Please. Date posted: March 18, 2022.

Job and Internship Opportunity, evolve environment::architecture (evolveEA)

Pittsburgh, PA

evolve environment::architecture (evolveEA) is an award-winning studio that is committed to advancing resiliency, community, and vitality by design. We are a hybrid office environment headquartered in Pittsburgh.

We are currently accepting applications for a Senior Architect to join our multidisciplinary team to manage architectural design projects, and to collaborate on urban design and community planning projects. In order to be considered, please complete the application after reading the full job description. For more information, visit evolve careers.

We  are currently accepting applications for 2022 Summer Interns. In order to be considered, visit evolve careers. Date posted: March 17, 2022.

Archinect News

Looking for exciting architectural career opportunities? Lots of new openings have been posted on Archinect's job board recently, which is why we're highlighting a selection of active employers in this week's curated jobs picks.

City and Regional Planning

City of Colorado Springs - 3 Job Openings

Colorado Springs, CO

Deadline: 

May 9, 2022

The City of Colorado Springs Planning Department currently has three job openings for Planners! A Senior Planner and Planner II in the Land Use Review Division and a Senior Planner in the Comprehensive Planning Division. 

Senior Planner (Land Use Review) - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cosprings/jobs/3515293/senior-planner?keywords=planner%20&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Planner II (Land Use Review) - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cosprings/jobs/3515709/planner-ii?keywords=planner%20&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Senior Planner (Comprehensive Planning) - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cosprings/jobs/3519857/senior-comprehensive-planner?keywords=planner%20&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

The postings for Land Use Review will close May 9 at 4:00 pm MST and the Comprehensive Planning position closes on May 19 at 4:00 pm MST.

Planner II Term-Contract, Montgomery County Planning Department

Wheaton, MD

Deadline: 

May 13, 2022

Are you passionate about shaping Montgomery County for the 21st century by having a broad impact on the built environment while advocating for Design Excellence? If so, the Montgomery County Planning Department is where you want to be! We are currently seeking a Planner II with an Urban Design/Architecture background who is interested in Urban Design, Design Guidelines, and Community Planning. This position is a 6-month contract. Flexible work hours are available up to 37.5 hours a week.

Why Join Us?

The Montgomery County Planning Department of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) enjoys a national reputation for excellence in planning and serves a culturally diverse population of over one million people on the border of Washington, DC. As Maryland’s most populous county, Montgomery County continues to attract an increasingly diverse and technologically savvy population. We at Montgomery Planning create great communities by developing master plans, reviewing applications for development, and analyzing various information to help public officials plan for and improve our current and future generations' quality of life. For more information, visit MNCPPC Jobs.

Community Design Collaborative Summer Internships

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: 

May 20, 2022

We are hiring! We are looking to bring on three summer interns to support ongoing activities in the office in the spaces of Fundraising/Development, Design Services, and Communications. The positions would be full time for ten weeks at a competitive rate. A great opportunity for students who are interested in public interest work, non-profits, or community development given the nature of our work. The students would be working under our employees and retainer consultants on a variety of projects and initiatives this summer.

The Community Design Collaborative (Collaborative) is a community design center that demonstrates the importance of community-engaged design in neighborhood revitalization and
economic development. Through its mission, the Collaborative partners with communities to envision the environments where they live, work, play, and thrive. This is done by providing
preliminary design services to nonprofits in greater Philadelphia, while offering meaningful volunteer opportunities to design professionals. The organization’s vision is amplifying resilient
neighborhoods; equity by design. See attached documents for more information. Date posted: May 5, 2022.

Placemaking and Public Space Manager, CSSD

Camden, NJ

Deadline: 

June 3, 2022

The Camden Special Services District (CSSD), the District Management Corporation for the Camden Business Improvement District, is seeking a creative, collaborative person to support and manage programs that enhance downtown Camden’s physical environment and daily experience,
as well as help tell the story of the organization and the redevelopment of the District. The Placemaking and Public Space Manager will have the opportunity to flex their creative and pragmatic skills and will be rewarded with visible results from their efforts. See attached document for full job description.

Compensation
Anticipated annual salary ranges from $70,000 - $80,000, depending on qualifications and experience. CSSD offers excellent benefits, paid time off and industry-specific professional development opportunities.

Anticipated Start Date
July 2022

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume and three (3) references to the attention of Nate Echeverria, necheverria@camdenssd.com with the Subject Line: CSSD Placemaking & Public Space Manager, and your first and last name. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, June 3rd, 2022.

NVCOG Seeks Full-Time Transportation Planner, Transportation Interns

Waterbury, CT

The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) is hiring for multiple positions which include: Transportation Planner (full-time), Transportation Planning Intern, and Transportation Data Intern. Serving 19 towns in western Connecticut, the Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG) is an innovative regional body focused on improving the quality of life for our nearly 450,000 residents. We are seeking a summer intern passionate about transportation who will get to work with our transportation planning department to both gain real world experience and provide a fresh perspective on ways to improve our region. During this 8 to 10 week experience interns will gain hands-on experience with all aspects of transportation planning at the Metropolitan Planning Organization
(MPO) and Council of Governments (COG) level.

For more information see attached documents and visit NVCOG Employment. Data posted: April 12, 2022.

Senior Research Manager Systems Change + Other Job Openings, SaverLife

Remote (This position can be located anywhere in the US and is only open to candidates eligible to work in the US.)

SaverLife (formerly EARN) is a nonprofit on a mission — to inspire, inform, and reward the millions of Americans who struggle to build wealth. Through engaging technologies and strategic partnerships, we give working people the methods and motivation to take control of their financial future. As apurpose-driven nonprofit, SaverLife is uniquely positioned to lead both individual and systemic change. Through our engaging product offerings, we provide prizes, rewards, expert resources, gamification, and other effective strategies that are proven to incentivize saving and spur new behavior. Through our integrated network of employers, financial institutions, nonprofits, and advocacy groups, we advance aspirational savings programs, analytic insights, and policy initiatives dedicated to building a more equitable America.

Reporting to the Vice President of Research and Analytics, the Senior Research Manager is a core member of the SaverLife team, helping unearth, explain, and eradicate the systemic barriers SaverLife’s 600,000 members face in their struggle to build wealth. In this role, you’ll work closely with SaverLife’s policy team, analytics, data science teams, and external research partners to advance knowledge within the wealth-building field of practice. This is a full-time exempt position with an annual salary starting at $100,000 - $110,000. SaverLife is a remote-first organization and this job can be located anywhere in the US.

Read the full job description on SaverLife Careers. Date posted: March 24, 2022.

Immediate Job Opening Project Assistant (Temp to Perm) Development Consulting, BFW Group, LLC

Philadelphia, PA

BFW Group, LLC is located at the Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA and provides construction project management, construction administration, program management, owner’s representation, scheduling, compliance, cost estimating, quality control, land development and real estate development consulting services.

As a Project Assistant you will help write proposals (will train), research RFPs and RFQs, response to RFP and RFQs from private, institutional and government clients. Work with Senior Vice President on various projects including land development, zoning, permitting, financial packaging, community engagement and submission of financial packages to the various agencies. You will work with various government and quasi government agencies including DHCD, HUD, PHFA, RDA, PRA, PIDC, Housing Trust Fund Agencies, DCED, Governor’s Budget Office, Foundations, and other funding agencies. You will be exposed to a wide variety of project types including residential, commercial, office, mixed-use, community/govt facilities, and warehouse/distribution type structures. Responsibilities include: Assist with writing and drafting proposals (will train), monitor deadlines, investigate and list proposal requirements, assist with delegating work to staff members to meet proposal requirements and deadlines. Develop reminder and ticker system to keep Team appraised and ahead of all deadlines. Assist in assembling proposal and proposal requirements and submitting proposals on time to relevant agencies.

Duties may also include assisting the Company Senior Vice President, or CEO with writing and responding to various client requests; and attending meetings with senior staff. Majors in Urban Planning, City Planning, Architecture, Engineering, Construction Project Management ideal. Send Resume to: blane@bfwgroup.net. No Phone Calls Please. Date posted: March 18, 2022.

Fine Arts

Fine Arts Shop Supervisor - School of Art, Fine Arts, University of the Arts

Philadelphia, PA

Reporting to the Fine Arts Program Director in the School of Art, the shop supervisor meets regularly with the Fine Arts Program Director to forward the university mission and program curriculum. This position is responsible for the safe operation and proper functioning of the Fine Arts facilities, classrooms, and painting and sculpture student studios; supporting students and faculty; serving as an instructional resource; maintaining and supervising safety policy and OSHA compliance of Fine Arts facilities; repairing tools & equipment; assisting with resale; supervising Fine Arts work study; and assisting with events.

Visit UArts employment opportunities for more information on how to apply.

Americans for the Arts (AFTA)

New York, NY and Washington, DC

Our mission is to build recognition and support for the extraordinary and dynamic value of the arts and to lead, serve, and advance the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate the arts in America. Connecting your best ideas and leaders from the arts, communities, and business, together we can work to ensure that every American has access to the transformative power of the arts. AFTA also features and Job Bank.

Artist Opportunities from the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy

Philadelphia, PA

The Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy supports artists and the cultural community in Philadelphia by providing and promoting artist opportunities year-round. Click on their opportunities website to learn more!

CAA Podcasts

New York, NY

College Art Association (CAA) provides a series of podcasts devoted to professional development topics. The podcasts are produced by CAA committees and staff and are a resource for professionals across the spectrum in the visual arts. For more information, visit CAA Programs / Podcasts.

The Center for Emerging Artists

Philadelphia, PA

With a mission to cultivate, nurture, and advance the careers of emerging visual artists while simultaneously expanding opportunities for the public to discover and connect with art, CFEVA’s services are designed to: raise the profile of Philadelphia’s professional artists, foster artistic experimentation and innovation, and showcase how vibrant artistic communities boost cultural tourism and foster economic development. Through fellowships, residencies, educational outreach, exhibitions, professional development, and city-wide events, CFEVA provides artists with the tangible resources needed to develop viable and sustainable careers. For more information, visit CFEVA.

Creative Capital

New York, NY

Creative Capital supports innovative and adventurous artists across the country through funding, counsel, gatherings, & career development services.

  • We made a comprehensive list of nationwide arts resources that was viewed nearly 250,000 times and was entered into the Library of Congress. Our monthly lists of opportunities for artists have also been viewed 125,000 times since January. In response to the pandemic and economic shutdown, we held seven free public workshops and maintained our commitment to the artist community by bringing all our workshops fully online.
     
  • Our list of Ways to Support Black Lives amplified powerful voices and has been accessed by over 40,000 people. We hosted two online workshops for artists engaging in social change which gained over 2,500 viewers each and counting.

New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Newsletter

New York Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit service organization that provides the concrete resources that working artists and emerging arts organizations need to thrive. Join their mailing lists and be among the first to know about NYFA's fellowships, resources, deadlines, programming, and special projects. As a subscriber, you'll also enjoy access to their vast network of opportunities for artists. 

NYFA Resources

NYFA (New York Foundation for the Arts) has planned a series of free programming, online learning, awards and grantsemergency grants and NYFA Events page.

Grants and Fellowships, Grad Center at Penn

University of Pennsylvania

External grants and awards are opportunities offered by private foundations, government agencies, and corporations. Also known as nationally competitive awards or fellowships, receiving external funding opportunities is a way to position yourself as a leader in your field, whether you are just beginning your graduate career, are conducting research and writing, or are close to the end of your degree and exploring career options. 

We encourage you to review our lists of highlighted opportunities and to take advantage of the resources below as you prepare to apply for competitive grants and fellowships. Be sure to check our events page and the CURF website for upcoming information sessions and workshops related to fellowships and grants. 

Historic Preservation

Historic Preservationist, Florida Department of State

Tallahassee, FL

Deadline: 

May 11, 2022

The historic preservationist will work with property owners, consultants, government officials, and other members of the public to evaluate properties for eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and to research, write, and revise nominations for listing in the National Register. Other responsibilities include training, reviewing grant projects, outreach, and travel.

Review Preliminary Site Information Questionnaires, Cultural Resource Assessment Surveys, and Master Site File Forms to determine eligibility for listing in the National Register (NR). Research, write, edit and evaluate NR nomination proposals in collaboration with the public, consultants, and other Bureau of Historic Preservation staff. Participate in NR Review Board meetings by preparing materials, writing staff comments, answering questions, and incorporating board member comments and edits into nomination proposals. Conduct site visits and evaluations when possible, including taking high quality photographs that meet National Park Service requirements for NR nominations. Prepare maps and site plans for NR nominations. Provide NR program information in response to public inquiries.

Participate in Historic Sites Survey by recommending survey projects, monitoring projects, reviewing and evaluating submitted surveys via written reports and commentaries, and providing technical assistance to surveyors. Develop Historic contexts/Multiple Property Documentation Forms for Florida properties for use with surveys and NR nominations. For more information, visit Stare of Florida Jobs.

Historic Preservation Restoration Specialist, South Dakota SHPO

Pierre, SD

Come and join an exciting and fun team at the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)! Our mission is to identify, protect, and preserve historic and cultural resources in South Dakota. The Historic Preservation Technical Specialist is an integral part of our mission with some key responsibilities in financial incentive programs, historic/cultural project reviews, and planning/managing important historic preservation activities. Click this highlighted link for more information. Date posted: April 19, 2022.

Job Openings, Historic Columbia

Columbia, SC

As a leader in heritage tourism, Historic Columbia provides house museum tours, walking tours and guided bus tours of Columbia's cultural and historical assets. Additionally, the organization hosts annual programs and events such as the Gardening Symposium and the Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture. As an advocate for the preservation of Columbia and Richland County's built history, Historic Columbia works closely with city and county officials to ensure proper protection is provided to structures with cultural and historical importance. Our mission is to share the complex history of Columbia and Richland County through historic preservation advocacy, innovative educational programs, and strategic partnerships.

Visit Historic Columbia Careers for information on the Director of Operations and the Director of Outreach & Engagement job openings. Date posted: April 28, 2022.

Architectural Conservator, MTFA

Arlington, VA

MTFA Architecture has an immediate opening for an Architectural Conservator to work in our Arlington, VA office. MTFA Architecture is seeking an architectural conservator with experience in historic preservation, who is committed to transforming visions, enhancing potential, and exceeding expectations in the built environment. In 2014, MTFA acquired John Milner Associates Preservation to form the nucleus of our growing historic preservation firm. We are dedicated to preserving and adapting historic buildings and sites nationwide. Preservation is what we do and what we have been doing for over 40 years.

Ideal candidates for the position must have a Masters of Science in Historic Preservation with a conservation concentration or a Masters of Architecture with a certificate in conservation. Responsibilities include field investigation, materials testing, materials treatment, report writing, construction documents, and construction administration. Candidates must be able to demonstrate skills in historic research, AutoCAD. Full-time professional experience, particularly construction administration and specification writing skills, will be considered an advantage over other candidates. Preference will be given to those individuals with strong communication skills.

The successful candidate will work under the direction of the Senior Materials Conservator in MTFA Architecture’s Arlington, Virginia, office, but will also be involved in multidisciplinary projects with our preservation architects. Project work often entails travel throughout the United States.

To join us as a preservation architect in our studio, you should have:

  • Collaborative personality to bring out the best in team situations
  • Experience with government projects is a plus
  • U.S. citizenship or permanent U.S. residency

For more information on how to apply, visit MTFA Careers. Date posted: April 27, 2022.

Landscape Architecture

SWA/Balsley Fall Internship 2022 Application Deadline Extension

New York, NY

Deadline: 

May 17, 2022

We are extending our deadline for the SWA/Balsley 2022 fall internship application till May 17! SWA/Balsley is a New York City-based design firm that specializes in urban landscape architecture in both the public and private realms. The firm’s diverse portfolio in New York and around the world includes award-winning landscapes of all scales, including parks, plazas, streetscapes and waterfronts.

We are offering full-time paid internships from June to end of December 2022 to students with outstanding design, graphics and technical skills, and exemplary written and verbal communication skills. Candidates should have strong design and graphics abilities and/or experience in technical documentation.

Our studio environment offers interns an opportunity to interact directly with Tom Balsley, the 2015 recipient of the prestigious ASLA Design Medal, and a team of skilled and creative designers at SWA/Balsley and SWA Group. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio of their work in PDF format (18mb max) to zgu@swabalsley.com by May 17, 2022.

Unilock Paving the Future Scholarship

Deadline: 

August 31, 2022

Ed Bryant is remembered as founder of the Unilock Group of Companies and the pioneer who first introduced the concept of segmental paving to North America in 1972. His passion, collaboration and innovative spirit brought an ecosystem of partners together to kick-start the hardscaping industry - Manufacturers, Dealers, Architects, Installers, and Sales Teams – all working to pave the way forward in a completely undefined space. Ed’s vision of building the industry in a way that benefits many drives us to continue to invest in the communities to which we belong.

The Unilock Paving the Future Scholarship commemorates Ed’s legacy by investing in a new generation of landscape design, architecture, and construction leaders. This scholarship program recognizes students in their final year of study who are active members in their community and demonstrate an ambition of being a thought leader in the
landscaping industry of tomorrow.

The Unilock Paving the Future Scholarship is an equal opportunity scholarship. Awards in the amount of $5,000 each will be presented to selected students to help pay for their education expenses including tuition fees, books, housing, and transportation costs.

See attached document for eligibility and application process.

Placemaking and Public Space Manager, CSSD

Camden, NJ

Deadline: 

June 3, 2022

The Camden Special Services District (CSSD), the District Management Corporation for the Camden Business Improvement District, is seeking a creative, collaborative person to support and manage programs that enhance downtown Camden’s physical environment and daily experience,
as well as help tell the story of the organization and the redevelopment of the District. The Placemaking and Public Space Manager will have the opportunity to flex their creative and pragmatic skills and will be rewarded with visible results from their efforts. See attached document for full job description.

Compensation
Anticipated annual salary ranges from $70,000 - $80,000, depending on qualifications and experience. CSSD offers excellent benefits, paid time off and industry-specific professional development opportunities.

Anticipated Start Date
July 2022

To Apply
Send cover letter, resume and three (3) references to the attention of Nate Echeverria, necheverria@camdenssd.com with the Subject Line: CSSD Placemaking & Public Space Manager, and your first and last name. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, June 3rd, 2022.

Places Is Hiring: Assistant Editor

San Francisco, CA

Places seeks an Assistant Editor who will play a key part in shaping the journal’s public presence, deepening and expanding audience engagement, helping to manage diverse institutional collaborations, and supporting multiple editorial projects. This crucial role bridges editorial and communications responsibilities, and provides significant opportunities for growth to an energetic, detail-oriented person keenly interested in ambitious longform journalism and public scholarship on the built environment. The Assistant Editor will work from home but participate in weekly in-person meetings in San Francisco (subject to pandemic restrictions). Visit Places Journal for information on how to apply. Date posted: April 26, 2022.

Places is a leading journal of public scholarship on architecture, landscape, and urbanism, with a large worldwide readership. We publish writers, designers, and artists who are responding to the profound ecological and social challenges of our time, with the goal of promoting equitable cities and sustainable landscapes. Founded in 1983 by faculty at Berkeley and MIT, Places is now web-based and supported by a network of universities on five continents. The journal is enjoying a period of vigorous growth and is eager to maintain momentum.

Assistant or Associate Professor - Landscape Architecture, Virginia Tech

Blacksburg , VA

The Landscape Architecture Program at Virginia Tech invites applications for a full-time tenure/tenure track faculty appointment(s) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to begin in the Fall 2022. For more information, visit Careers at Virginia Tech. Date posted: March 4, 2022. Position open until filled.

Associate/Senior Associate, ML+H

St. Augustine, FL

Marquis Latimer + Halback, Inc. is looking to add to our talented team of landscape architects and planners. We have an opening for an Associate or Senior Associate level. A successful candidate is passionate about good design, will be engaged with a collaborative team, and challenged to work on all stages of the design process.

Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in landscape architecture or planning from an accredited program
  • Experience can vary from recent graduate to 5+ years
  • Proficiency designing in a variety of mediums, including hand graphics, AutoCAD, and SktechUp

See attached document for full job description. To apply please email your portfolio to emily@halback.com.

Faculty Position, Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a one-year lecturer position with the potential for renewal into an additional year. Our new colleague will bring a teaching and scholarship agenda with an intellectual focus on geospatial analysis and data representation integrated into the landscape architectural design process across a range of scales. Complements to this focus area could include digital design visualization, modeling, or communication strategies. The new faculty colleague will teach in the design studio sequence in landscape architecture along with theory/methods/applications courses available to landscape architecture students and other majors. Scholarship in this position could center on innovation in methods, novel applications of geospatial and other techniques, or environmental design issues whose investigation involves geospatial analysis. The position has an expected distribution of effort (DOE) of approximately 75% instruction. The additional 25% of the DOE will include scholarship and/or additional service to the educational mission of the department through annual agreement with the department chair.

The Department seeks a colleague with academic and professional practice experience who can demonstrate the potential for success in a land grant university environment through excellence in teaching, research, and service to the university, profession, and public. This career-building position provides the opportunity for instructional development as well as scholarly and creative activities.

Faculty position available August 1, 2022 - Rank: Lecturer. Application review begins: February 28, 2022, until position is filled. To apply for this position click on the quicklink: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/372097.

Job Postings for Stromberg/Garrigan & Associates, Inc. (SGA)

SGA places special emphasis on fostering creativity in the workplace and our team of professionals possess a passion for what they do every day and on every project. Apply online

Diverse Career Paths Research, Landscape Architecture

Download attached document for helpful links to international job opportunities, NGO's, and environmental leadership. If you need help accessing content from a PDF below, please contact news@design.upenn.edu.

Expanded Career Timeline

Download attached document for a landscape architecture career timeline with helpful links and information from Penn Career Services and the Weitzman School of Design Office of Professional Development & Leadership. Use this timeline for guidance during each semester. If you need help accessing content from a PDF below, please contact news@design.upenn.edu.

School-Wide Opportunities

Federal Government Jobs

LEED Training

Online

Make your resume stand out with the premier sustainability designation called the LEED Green Associate! LEED is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. As buildings can become LEED Certified, people can become LEED accredited! The best way to break into the sustainability space is to attain the LEED Green Associate. It also shows employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. Since the LEED GA exam doesn’t have a stellar pass rate, the value of the extra letters behind your name will carry even more weight. For those new to LEED, here is a short introduction video - https://youtu.be/X9FUJpIW9bI.

Our engaging webinars have helped over 10K students and professionals learn the material cold AND clear the exam with a very high passing rate. The LEED Professional Designation has helped past participants attain internships and jobs and now is a great time to add this credential.

LEED Green Associate (GA) Training - Webinar and Online self-paced options:
We will be offering live webinars that can be streamed on any of the following dates:

1. January 15 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST
2. February 5 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST
3. February 24 2022 – 5:00PM – 9:30PM EST
4. March 12 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST
5. April 2 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST
6. April 23 2022 – 1:00PM – 5:30PM EST    - OR -
7. On-demand recordings completed at your own pace
The above options (1-7) are all identical.

Register for a live webinar or start today with our on-demand recorded workshop completed anytime at your own pace here - https://leadinggreen.com/online

This course is instructed by a USGBC Faculty member and is the most effective way to pass. The USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can now be taken online from home. Save money by reserving your spot today and make a positive difference in your career!
Cost: $200 - Students can use the coupon code ‘green’ for $50 off (Discounted course price $150). Save your seat by registering here for our live or self-paced options - https://leadinggreen.com/online

Please contact the instructor Lorne Mlotek BASc., LEED AP BD+C, O+M, Head LEED Trainer at LeadingGreen, directly with any questions at info@leadinggreen.com

Grad Center at Penn

The Grad Center is a hub for information, programming, resources, and support for graduate and professional students at Penn. 

Ongoing internship program available with UNICEF U.S.A.

The UNICEF Internship Program offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to gain direct practical experience with UNICEF's work. Internship opportunities are available worldwide. Learn more about where we work.

When a UNICEF office identifies the need for an intern to support their team, they publish the opportunity, and all eligible candidates can submit their application through our website. You can find current opportunities on our vacancies page.

Build a compelling profile and get your dream job with these application and assessment tips. Contact (unicef_us@globalsupportjobs.info) for employment application details.

Financial Resources

Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships at Penn

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships serves as the University of Pennsylvania's information hub and primary support office for Penn students and alumni considering applying for major grants and fellowships. CURF aims to demystify these opportunities to help undergraduate and graduate students and alumni determine the most appropriate awards for which to apply. CURF’s searchable Fellowships Directory allows you to search for opportunities based on your student or alumni status. See details of fellowship eligibility and brief descriptions. If you are (or soon will be) an active applicant for any fellowship, please sign up for the CURF Mailing List to receive regular updates on fellowships and related opportunities. Graduate Students should check out our Resources for Graduate Students

Grants and Fellowships, Grad Center at Penn

Pursuing a graduate or professional degree is an important investment in your future and can also be a significant investment of your time and money. Whether you're living on a budget or relying on external funding, the financial decisions you make during graduate school can have an impact for years to come. Visit the Graduate Funding and Finances page, which provides information and resources to help you identify funding opportunities and make more informed financial decisions as you pursue your degree. 

External grants and awards are opportunities offered by private foundations, government agencies, and corporations. Also known as nationally competitive awards or fellowships, receiving external funding opportunities is a way to position yourself as a leader in your field, whether you are just beginning your graduate career, are conducting research and writing, or are close to the end of your degree and exploring career options. 

We encourage you to review our lists of highlighted opportunities and to take advantage of the resources below as you prepare to apply for competitive grants and fellowships. Be sure to check our events page and the CURF website for upcoming information sessions and workshops related to fellowships and grants.

Fellowships

Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, University of Pennsylvania