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.

Architecture

Call for Design Fellows

Weitzman School of Design

PennPraxis is hiring a new class of Design Fellows for 2020. Interested students from any department should submit a resume and portfolio to PennPraxis research associate Molly Lester at marles@design.upenn.edu. We are particularly interested in hiring architecture and fine arts students for new projects that will come online in between now and May 2020. Date posted: February 20, 2020.

Public Design Interns, Gulf Coast Community Design Studio

Biloxi, MS

The Gulf Coast Community Design Studio is located in Biloxi, Mississippi and is a research and professional service program of Mississippi State University College of Architecture, Art and Design. Since its establishment following Hurricane Katrina the design studio has worked with many local and national partners to provide planning, landscape architecture and architecture services to communities and non-profit organizations along the Gulf Coast. The design studio’s work has evolved from rebuilding to long-term resiliency and is recognized as a national leader in public interest practice. In 2010 the design studio created the Public Design Certificate to provide a program for interns to work on a range of community-based design projects and to get graduate level course credits for study and research in public interest design. The design studio plans to hire two Pubic Design interns. Applicants must apply online at  https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/499655/intern . For more information on the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio visit gccds.org. Date posted: February 6, 2020.

Analysis of Practice Research Participation

Deadline: 

February 26, 2020

Alpine Testing Solutions, Inc. (Alpine), in partnership with Schlesinger Group, is investigating the current and near future practice of architecture. The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) is funding the project as part of their Analysis of Practice efforts. We are seeking graduate students through experienced professionals who work within the built environment to conduct or review research activities. Graduate students, licensure candidates, and early career professionals working within the built environment are encouraged to apply for the research activities. More experienced professionals with a minimum of five years of experience working within the built environment are encouraged to apply for the research review activities (i.e., participate on a Research Advisory Board). Stipends are offered for all participants. Note: Stipends will be given, but one cannot receive hours for the NCARB Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®). Visit the Alpine Testing Solutions website to apply.

‘T’ Space and SMHF Announce $3,000 Scholarship for Summer Architecture Residency

Rhinebeck, NY

Each year, five residents are selected on a competitive basis for ‘Rural Compression,’ the Steven Myron Holl Foundation / ‘T’ Space Summer Architectural Residency in Rhinebeck, New York. The 25-day intensive studio challenges participants to think and design critically. Residents enjoy theoretical and experimental freedom as they design a site-specific project unique to their program. Using both analog and digital media tools, the program includes design critiques, pin-ups, lectures and conversations with invited professionals, as well as field trips in Dutchess County to destinations of acclaimed architectural and artistic interest. Visit http://tspacerhinebeck.org/Residency/ for more information and how to apply.

GGN Summer Internship

Seattle, WA or Washington, DC

Deadline: 

February 28, 2020

GGN (Gustafson Guthrie Nichol) is seeking talented applicants for paid internship positions from June 2020 through September 2020. Our internships are open to landscape architecture students and students of related fields, architecture students and recent graduates in design, ecology, or landscape related fields from the United States and abroad. Applicants must be either citizens of the United States, or have existing valid work permits to work in the US throughout the full duration of the internship. Applicants must also be fluent in written and spoken English. Apply now at https://www.ggnltd.com/internships.

2020 SWA Summer Student Program - Fluvial Urbanism

Laguna Beach, CA

Deadline: 

March 1, 2020

The SWA Summer Student Program is an excellent opportunity for university students to learn, grow, and have real-life design experiences. Fluvial Urbanism is a studio that focuses on envisioning a new urban future for Orange County, CA through engaging the Santa Ana River. Work with SWA urban designers, allied consultants and city agencies in dreaming what is possible

Internships, part-time work, study abroad, and company summer programs are great ways to refine your professional direction. SWA’s summer internship program offers an important and enjoyable opportunity for early professional development experience. We encourage full-time students (returning Fall 2020) of planning, urban design, architecture and landscape architecture to apply. Selected applicants will participate in a five-week design studio in our Laguna Beach office that focuses on a real world challenge followed by three weeks interning in one of SWA’s eight office locations. Summer Student Program includes stipend and housing.

Summer Internship Recruitment at RCHS

Los Angeles, CA

Rios Clementi Hale Studios is seeking applicants in architecture, landscape architecture, interiors, and graphics for summer 2020 internships. Ideal candidates are highly motivated individuals who are passionate about design, and would enjoy participating in our lively office culture. Positions will last 10-12 weeks, beginning in May, though start date is negotiable. This is a paid internship.

The ideal candidate must possess the following skills: strong design skills and a passion for creativity, a high degree of self-motivation: able to take initiative and go above and beyond tasks given, ability to work through and meet quick deadlines, ability to work and coordinate with a team, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Visit rchstudios.com/careers for more information. Interviews will performed on a rolling basis until the position is filled so please submit soon for consideration. Date posted: January 21, 2020.

Architecture Competition Announcements, Weekly Blog

University of Pennsylvania

Find out about current and exciting architecture competitions through a weekly blog sponsored by the Fisher Fine Arts Library.

City and Regional Planning

Community Organizers, CTC

Brooklyn, NY

Changing the Conversation Together (CTC) is looking to hire and train organizers Immediately. (CTC) is an organization building a national corps of deep canvassers to grow an electorate that embraces compassion and inclusion. Deep canvassing is a respectful form of voter engagement based on face-to-face, empathetic conversations. It’s also the most effective form of voter persuasion ever measured. In 2020 we are working in presidential swing states. Our efforts have been featured in the NY Times, the Nation, WNYC and NowThisNews. This is a fast-paced, exciting position that will require your all. It’s a great opportunity to make an impact on the current political situation. This role will entail close training with and supervision from senior organizers, providing opportunity for professional growth and learning. See attached document for more information on how to apply. Date posted: February 21, 2020.

Internship and Job Openings at Pennoni Planning/Urban Design

Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA

Pennoni currently has a small, but growing, Planning/Urban Design practice, and we are looking to bring in new talent. We have two openings at the moment: an entry level Urban Planner + Designer position and an Urban Planning + Design internship. See attached documents for more information. Date posted: February 20, 2020.

Public Design Interns, Gulf Coast Community Design Studio

Biloxi, MS

The Gulf Coast Community Design Studio is located in Biloxi, Mississippi and is a research and professional service program of Mississippi State University College of Architecture, Art and Design. Since its establishment following Hurricane Katrina the design studio has worked with many local and national partners to provide planning, landscape architecture and architecture services to communities and non-profit organizations along the Gulf Coast. The design studio’s work has evolved from rebuilding to long-term resiliency and is recognized as a national leader in public interest practice. In 2010 the design studio created the Public Design Certificate to provide a program for interns to work on a range of community-based design projects and to get graduate level course credits for study and research in public interest design. The design studio plans to hire two Pubic Design interns. Applicants must apply online at  https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/499655/intern . For more information on the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio visit gccds.org. Date posted: February 6, 2020.

Senior Planner Position, City of Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO

Deadline: 

April 4, 2020

The City of Colorado Springs Land Use Review Division of the Planning & Development Department is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Planner position. This person will perform advanced planning duties by reviewing complex land development applications and performing redevelopment and comprehensive urban planning functions for the Planning and Community Services Department. Visit their employment website for more information. The application period will be open for 3 weeks and will close on April 4, 2020 at 4:00 pm MST.

Transportation Modeler, San Francisco County Transportation Authority

San Francisco, CA

The city of San Francisco is at the center of the evolution of local, regional and global transportation systems, and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is leading the way in understanding the effects of emerging technologies, crafting policy and investment solutions that address current and future needs, and ensuring that our transportation systems work for all communities. We’re looking for applicants with 1 year or more of experience to join our Technology, Data and Analysis division, which is responsible for providing technical and analytic support for agency activities. Interested individuals are encouraged to submit a letter of interest and résumé. This recruitment will remain opened until filled. Priority will be given to those that have applied by March 13, 2020. Visit https://www.sfcta.org/transportation-modeler for more information.

Internship and full-time entry-level position at Toole Design

Oakland, CA

Toole Design is hiring for a Planning Intern and an entry-level Planner at the Oakland office. Date posted: February 13, 2020.

Internships at Financial Health Network

Chicago, NY, DC

Make an impact in the financial lives of millions with our growing organization. The Financial Health Network (formerly the Center for Financial Services Innovation) is the leading authority on financial health. We envision a future where all people, especially those who are most vulnerable, have the day-to-day financial systems they need to be resilient and thrive. Through groundbreaking research, advisory services, measurement tools, and opportunities for cross-sector collaboration, we advance awareness, understanding and proven best practices in support of improved financial health for all. With offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C., Financial Health Network is a fast paced, entrepreneurial and highly collaborative environment, seeking people who share our values: Innovation; Passion; Excellence; Impact; Directness; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

We are seeking an exceptional Summer Associate to support Financial Health Network’s Program Team, a cross-functional team that drives Financial Health Network’s thought leadership and research, our consulting services, and our work to seed innovation. This internship is a full-time, paid position. The intern is expected to work 40 hours/week. The duration for this internship will be approximately 12 weeks in the summer of 2020; start and end dates are flexible. Apply now! Date posted: January 27, 2020.

2020 SWA Summer Student Program - Fluvial Urbanism

Laguna Beach, CA

Deadline: 

March 1, 2020

The SWA Summer Student Program is an excellent opportunity for university students to learn, grow, and have real-life design experiences. Fluvial Urbanism is a studio that focuses on envisioning a new urban future for Orange County, CA through engaging the Santa Ana River. Work with SWA urban designers, allied consultants and city agencies in dreaming what is possible

Internships, part-time work, study abroad, and company summer programs are great ways to refine your professional direction. SWA’s summer internship program offers an important and enjoyable opportunity for early professional development experience. We encourage full-time students (returning Fall 2020) of planning, urban design, architecture and landscape architecture to apply. Selected applicants will participate in a five-week design studio in our Laguna Beach office that focuses on a real world challenge followed by three weeks interning in one of SWA’s eight office locations. Summer Student Program includes stipend and housing.

Senior Analyst for Planning & Economic Development

New York, NY

James Lima Planning + Development (JLP+D) is seeking an entrepreneurial and creativeSenior Analyst for Planning & Economic Development for our growing real estate, economics,and public policy consulting practice. Visit http://jameslimadevelopment.com/job-posting for more information. Date posted: January 21, 2020.

Job postings in affordable development and construction management, Enterprise Homes, Inc

Richmond, VA and Silver Spring or Baltimore, MD

Community Preservation & Development Corporation is finalizing a merge with Enterprise Homes, Inc, resulting in a lot of new positions for people interested in working in the affordable housing industry. The roles are mostly for construction management and development project management - a combination of entry, mid, and senior level jobs are available, most with flexibility to work out of Enterprise’s Richmond, VA, Silver Spring, MD, or Baltimore offices. New community programming roles will be posted online soon.

Available job openings can be found here: https://careers.enterprisecommunity.com/Careers.aspx. Anybody interested in these positions or others that will be coming online should reach out to Jess Neubelt.

5th Square Newsletter

Philadelphia, PA

5th Square is Philly's urbanist political action committee. It was formed in 2014 to support candidates for local elected office who are committed to policy change in the areas of transportation, land use, and public space, and to advance a vision for a more accessible, sustainable, equitable Philadelphia for all residents. Sign up for their weekly newsletter, which features events, news, and job opportunities.

Fine Arts

Call for Design Fellows

Weitzman School of Design

PennPraxis is hiring a new class of Design Fellows for 2020. Interested students from any department should submit a resume and portfolio to PennPraxis research associate Molly Lester at marles@design.upenn.edu. We are particularly interested in hiring architecture and fine arts students for new projects that will come online in between now and May 2020. Date posted: February 20, 2020.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Photography and Video Position, The College of New Jersey

Ewing, NJ

The Department of Art and Art History at TCNJ invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Photography and Video with extended practice in a related media to begin Fall 2020. Applications will be begin review on February 10, 2020 and will continue until position is filled. Apply online.

OPEN CALL 2020: International Artist Residency in Bulgaria

Sofia, Bulgaria

World of Co is pleased to announce the open call 2020 for International Artist Residency in Sofia, Bulgaria. World of Co Artist Residency is looking for artists, curators, researchers, writers, art manager, art students and others interested in creative projects, research and collaboration within creative projects. Applicants that are looking for collaboration or tailor-made program, please also apply or contact us via email.

Each residency session is two months. If you decide to stay longer, please state it in you application form

5th March - 30th April 2020
5th May - 30th June 2020
15th July - 10th September 2020
15th September - 10th November 2020
15th November - 15th December 200 (оne month residency program)

Independent Contractor Position: Graphic Designer

Philadelphia, PA

Petroski Physiotherapy and Performance needs a graphic designer to help with logos and other art work for the company. Contact Nick Petroski for more information. Date posted: February 3, 2020.

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!

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. 

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. 

The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation at Penn

University of Pennsylvania

The Sachs Program’s grantmaking supports innovative arts activities throughout the Penn community, providing funding to Penn faculty, staff, students, departments, programs, and centers. Click here for more information.

Historic Preservation

Director, National Fund for Sacred Places

Philadelphia, PA

Partners for Sacred Places seeks candidates for the full-time position of Director of the National Fund for Sacred Places to oversee day-to-day management and promotion of a national training, technical assistance and grant program for historic churches managed by Partners for Sacred Places in collaboration with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This program, supported by the Lilly Endowment, has served over 50 sacred places to date; the Endowment has recently provided grant support to serve another 50 sacred places over the next five years. Visit their website for more information. Partners for Sacred Places offers a dynamic and demanding work environment with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to hr+fund@sacredplaces.org. No phone calls, please. EOE.

Consulting Services Associate, National Fund for Sacred Places

Philadelphia, PA

As our services and national client base continues to grow, Partners for Sacred Places seeks to add a creative, enthusiastic, and entrepreneurial Consulting Services Associate based in our Philadelphia headquarters. The associate will be part of a team, including senior consulting staff and executive leadership; helping market, track, and deliver consulting services both in the field and in the office, while also supporting the delivery and administration of other Partners programs. This position requires a detail-oriented and mission-focused individual who can help Partners identify and support complex problem solving and long-term successful strategies for our clients. This person can grow in responsibility as he/she demonstrates capacity and professional competency. Candidates for the Consulting Services Associate position should have some knowledge of American congregations, including how they function and what issues they face today. Visit our website for more information and how to apply. Date posted: February 7, 2020.

Continuing Education (AIA Credit) Opportunities

Rutgers University, Camden, NJ

See attached document or visit website for more information on continuing education (AIA credit) opportunities: Materials and Techniques for Historic Preservation and Rehabilitation, Preservation Planning, What's New in History, and Preservation in Practice - A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions and Planners. First course starts February 26, 2020.

Garden Club of Virginia 2020 Paid Summer Research Fellowships for Graduate Students

Surry County, VA near Richmond

Deadline: 

March 20, 2020

Spend your summer researching and documenting the landscape history of a National Historic Landmark in Virginia sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia. Two paid ($8,000 each) fellowships are available to qualified graduate students. Apply now at www.gcvfellowship.org.

Job Opportunity: Field Services Representative, Preservation Alliance’s increasing impact in New Hampshire

New Hampshire

Seeking Field Services Representative to assist community leaders and Preservation Alliance’s increasing impact in New Hampshire. This position and work are at the heart of the Preservation Alliance’s expanding impact on communities across New Hampshire – increasing understanding of preservation’s benefits, accelerating the rate of revitalized and stewarded special places, and increasing the size and effectiveness of the preservation movement. Date posted: January 30, 2020. 

Two job openings, The International Masonry Institute (IMI)

Boston, MA and Portland, OR

The International Masonry Institute (IMI) is a strategic alliance between the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers and the contractors who employ those members. Through education, technical support, research and training the IMI works to provide a more efficient construction delivery system. Team IMI consists of architects, engineers, construction managers, skilled craftworkers and instructors, offering what no other group can: expertise in training, craftsmanship, design, installation and marketing. They are looking to expand their Team with people who want to imagine the future of masonry design and construction. There are two current job openings for Director of Technical Education, Architect/Engineer. Apply online. Date posted: February 3, 2020.

Landscape Architecture

Internship Opportunities with the NPS Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation

Boston, MA and Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: 

March 1, 2020

The Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation is pleased to offer nine full-time internship positions, beginning this summer and ranging in length from eleven weeks to seven-and-a-half months, through a partnership with the National Council for Preservation Education. While with the Olmsted Center, interns will engage in educational opportunities and field trips to enrich their experience. ​Please note, applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic program or have graduated no earlier than May 2019.

Interns will focus on a wide range of cultural landscape preservation projects including, among others:

  • Producing a Cultural Landscape Report Record of Treatment and Updated Treatment Plan for Longfellow House Washington's Headquarters
  • Developing GIS-based Apps for assessing and monitoring tree condition
  • Designing 3D animated models of cultural landscapes

To learn more, including how to apply, please visit the Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation website

Summer Interns, CORESTUDIODESIGN

Baltimore, MD

CORESTUDIODESIGN seeking landscape design interns to work with us on a variety of landscape projects this summer in Baltimore.

Candidates must have the following qualifications to be considered for the internship:
• Currently enrolled in a master of landscape architecture or architecture program.
• Send us your portfolio to the address below to be considered.

Other internship qualifications include:

  • Exceptional design and conceptual skills demonstrated through various modes
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills (English proficiency a must)
  • Ability to multi-task and collaborate on teams, working under deadlines
  • Basic understanding of digital 3D renderings skills
  • Excellent physical 3D model building skills
  • Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite

To apply send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to Betsy Boykin, RLA. Date posted: February 18, 2020.

Public Design Interns, Gulf Coast Community Design Studio

Biloxi, MS

The Gulf Coast Community Design Studio is located in Biloxi, Mississippi and is a research and professional service program of Mississippi State University College of Architecture, Art and Design. Since its establishment following Hurricane Katrina the design studio has worked with many local and national partners to provide planning, landscape architecture and architecture services to communities and non-profit organizations along the Gulf Coast. The design studio’s work has evolved from rebuilding to long-term resiliency and is recognized as a national leader in public interest practice. In 2010 the design studio created the Public Design Certificate to provide a program for interns to work on a range of community-based design projects and to get graduate level course credits for study and research in public interest design. The design studio plans to hire two Pubic Design interns. Applicants must apply online at  https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu/cw/en-us/job/499655/intern . For more information on the Gulf Coast Community Design Studio visit gccds.org. Date posted: February 6, 2020.

2020 Summer Internship at Mahan Rykiel

Baltimore, MD

Deadline: 

February 25, 2020

Mahan Rykiel Associates (MRA) is looking for dedicated, engaged, and collaborative personalities to join our internship program. Interns will have the opportunity to contribute to MRA projects, gaining meaningful professional and personal experience including research, design, drafting, field work, stakeholder engagement, and more. Responsibilities will shift to meet client and project needs and vary based on the type and phase of work. Central to this experience is learning – both for the intern and the office. An annual design research exercise captures the spirit of this two-way learning and is a hallmark of the program. The program typically runs for 10-12 weeks, but can be adjusted to meet the needs of applicant and/or project schedules. Visit https://www.mahanrykiel.com/intern2020/ for more information and how to apply.

Graduate Opportunities with McGregor Coxall (Sydney & Shenzhen)

Sydney, Australia and Shenzhen, China

Are you an energetic, design orientated Landscape Architect, Urban Designer or Environments Designer? Are you ready to contribute sustainable development ideas in a global team focused on innovation and research-based project solutions? MCGREGOR COXALL needs talented and creative people to join our innovative, international team. Visit https://mcgregorcoxall.com/careers/ to apply. See attached documents for more information. Date posted: February 13, 2020.

RELM 2020 Paid Internship Opportunity for Students

Los Angeles

Deadline: 

February 28, 2020

RELM (previously known as Melendrez)  is a 30-year landscape architecture practice located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Dedicated to urbanism, connectivity, and design, our ethos is simple—capture the wonder in between. In sequence, our landscapes engender a more urban Los Angeles and beyond. Be it along the street, or within a plaza, urban park, or campus, our work cultivates community, resolves incongruent uses and access, and drives public life.

RELM is seeking passionate and highly talented summer interns, who are creative, organized and possess strong graphic and verbal communication skills, to join our studio from June 1st, 2020 through August 14th, 2020. See attached document for more information and how to apply.

Allegheny County Parks Department’s 2020 Landscape Architecture Internship

Pittsburgh, PA

Deadline: 

March 27, 2020

The Allegheny County Department of Parks is seeking a summer intern to work with the landscape architecture division on a variety of design, construction, and master planning projects. The network of 9 parks totals over 12,000 acres in the Pittsburgh metro area. See attached document for more information and how to apply.

GGN Summer Internship

Seattle, WA or Washington, DC

Deadline: 

February 28, 2020

GGN (Gustafson Guthrie Nichol) is seeking talented applicants for paid internship positions from June 2020 through September 2020. Our internships are open to landscape architecture students and students of related fields, architecture students and recent graduates in design, ecology, or landscape related fields from the United States and abroad. Applicants must be either citizens of the United States, or have existing valid work permits to work in the US throughout the full duration of the internship. Applicants must also be fluent in written and spoken English. Apply now at https://www.ggnltd.com/internships.

Garden Club of Virginia 2020 Paid Summer Research Fellowships for Graduate Students

Surry County, VA near Richmond

Deadline: 

March 20, 2020

Spend your summer researching and documenting the landscape history of a National Historic Landmark in Virginia sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia. Two paid ($8,000 each) fellowships are available to qualified graduate students. Apply now at www.gcvfellowship.org.

Fellowships at The Cultural Landscape Foundation

Washington, DC

Deadline: 

April 1, 2020

The Cultural Landscape Foundation currently has two fellowships open for summer 2020. They are looking for students who have excellent writing and research skills and an eye for reading the landscape. The Boasberg Fellow will have housing provided. See attached document for more information and how to apply.

Stantec Landscape Architecture Summer Internship

Internship opportunities are available in locations across North America.

Redefine your career through our paid internship program at Stanec! Join our diverse team of over 250 Landscape Architects as you develop your professional skills in an energetic multidisciplinary design firm. Internship opportunities are available in locations across North America. Visit our website to learn more! Apply Online: https://www.stantec.com/en/careers/students-graduates

2020 SWA Summer Student Program - Fluvial Urbanism

Laguna Beach, CA

Deadline: 

March 1, 2020

The SWA Summer Student Program is an excellent opportunity for university students to learn, grow, and have real-life design experiences. Fluvial Urbanism is a studio that focuses on envisioning a new urban future for Orange County, CA through engaging the Santa Ana River. Work with SWA urban designers, allied consultants and city agencies in dreaming what is possible

Internships, part-time work, study abroad, and company summer programs are great ways to refine your professional direction. SWA’s summer internship program offers an important and enjoyable opportunity for early professional development experience. We encourage full-time students (returning Fall 2020) of planning, urban design, architecture and landscape architecture to apply. Selected applicants will participate in a five-week design studio in our Laguna Beach office that focuses on a real world challenge followed by three weeks interning in one of SWA’s eight office locations. Summer Student Program includes stipend and housing.

LandDesign Summer Internship Program 2020

Washington, DC / Boulder, CO / Charlotte, NC / Dallas, TX / Orlando, FL

Deadline: 

March 20, 2020

LandDesign is looking for creative and dynamic Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture students to join them for their annual internship program happening in summer 2020! LandDesign offers award-winning urban design, branding, civil engineering, and landscape architecture solutions to public and private sector clients across the globe. http://www.landdesign.com/careers/

TS Studio Summer Internship Program 2020

San Francisco, CA

Deadline: 

March 31, 2020

TS Studio is a Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and strategic planning firm located in SoMa San Francisco. Their work is process driven and research based, with an emphasis on refinement of craft and turning concepts and ideas into built projects. TS Studio had a great year last year – including being part of the Public Sediment team winning ASLA Honor Award.  We are currently finishing up construction documents for one of the first homeless housing projects in the city of San Francisco and Fillmore Turk Mini Park, and recently moved into a new office with a small fabrication shop in SoMa near the Civic Center.  They also have several local projects under construction that can provide unique opportunity for students. See attached document for more information.

Summer Internship Recruitment at RCHS

Los Angeles, CA

Rios Clementi Hale Studios is seeking applicants in architecture, landscape architecture, interiors, and graphics for summer 2020 internships. Ideal candidates are highly motivated individuals who are passionate about design, and would enjoy participating in our lively office culture. Positions will last 10-12 weeks, beginning in May, though start date is negotiable. This is a paid internship.

The ideal candidate must possess the following skills: strong design skills and a passion for creativity, a high degree of self-motivation: able to take initiative and go above and beyond tasks given, ability to work through and meet quick deadlines, ability to work and coordinate with a team, and strong written and verbal communication skills. Visit rchstudios.com/careers for more information. Interviews will performed on a rolling basis until the position is filled so please submit soon for consideration. Date posted: January 21, 2020.

Fallingwater Landscape Internships

Mill Run, PA

Deadline: 

March 15, 2020

Fallingwater, the architectural masterwork designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, seeks applications for the McKenna Foundation summer landscape internship. The landscape interns are responsible for the design and installation of a project defined by the Operations Department for the Fallingwater grounds. The interns will work as a team to implement the approved design/build project.  Cyclical maintenance of the Fallingwater landscape will also be part of daily responsibilities. The interns work under the direct supervision of the Horticulture Specialist and the Director of Operations. Dr. George Longenecker, Professor Emeritus at West Virginia University, will provide guidance on a weekly basis throughout the summer. See attached document for more information.

Job Openings, JLJA

Santa Cruz, CA

Joni L. Janecki & Associates is a vibrant, well-established landscape architecture firm located in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, with a project portfolio that spans a wide range of project types and scales. Their design approach prioritizes inspirational vision, sustainable landscapes, and innovative design solutions. Learn more about these job openings here: https://www.jlja.com/careers

Open Positions at WRT

Wallace Roberts & Todd (WRT) offers exciting opportunities that will challenge your abilities, expand your skills and reward your contributions in an atmosphere that encourages both personal and professional growth. Apply online.

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.

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.

School-Wide Opportunities

Internship and Job Openings at Pennoni Planning/Urban Design

Camden, NJ and Philadelphia, PA

Pennoni currently has a small, but growing, Planning/Urban Design practice, and we are looking to bring in new talent. We have two openings at the moment: an entry level Urban Planner + Designer position and an Urban Planning + Design internship. See attached documents for more information. Date posted: February 20, 2020.

Internships at Financial Health Network

Chicago, NY, DC

Make an impact in the financial lives of millions with our growing organization. The Financial Health Network (formerly the Center for Financial Services Innovation) is the leading authority on financial health. We envision a future where all people, especially those who are most vulnerable, have the day-to-day financial systems they need to be resilient and thrive. Through groundbreaking research, advisory services, measurement tools, and opportunities for cross-sector collaboration, we advance awareness, understanding and proven best practices in support of improved financial health for all. With offices in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Washington D.C., Financial Health Network is a fast paced, entrepreneurial and highly collaborative environment, seeking people who share our values: Innovation; Passion; Excellence; Impact; Directness; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

We are seeking an exceptional Summer Associate to support Financial Health Network’s Program Team, a cross-functional team that drives Financial Health Network’s thought leadership and research, our consulting services, and our work to seed innovation. This internship is a full-time, paid position. The intern is expected to work 40 hours/week. The duration for this internship will be approximately 12 weeks in the summer of 2020; start and end dates are flexible. Apply now! Date posted: January 27, 2020

2020 SWA Summer Student Program - Fluvial Urbanism

Laguna Beach, CA

Deadline: 

March 1, 2020

The SWA Summer Student Program is an excellent opportunity for university students to learn, grow, and have real-life design experiences. Fluvial Urbanism is a studio that focuses on envisioning a new urban future for Orange County, CA through engaging the Santa Ana River. Work with SWA urban designers, allied consultants and city agencies in dreaming what is possible

Internships, part-time work, study abroad, and company summer programs are great ways to refine your professional direction. SWA’s summer internship program offers an important and enjoyable opportunity for early professional development experience. We encourage full-time students (returning Fall 2020) of planning, urban design, architecture and landscape architecture to apply. Selected applicants will participate in a five-week design studio in our Laguna Beach office that focuses on a real world challenge followed by three weeks interning in one of SWA’s eight office locations. Summer Student Program includes stipend and housing.

2020 U.S. Census Jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Part-time positions available. Visit the 2020 Census website for more information and apply online. (Must be at least 18 and a U.S. citizen).

Penn Library Jobs for Students

Philadelphia, PA

Student jobs in the University Libraries at Penn are diverse in their location, responsibilities, scheduling options, and skill requirements. Jobs range from the ones everyone sees and associates with working in a library such as shelving, checking out books, and doing research, to less visible ones such as book preservation, cataloging, and web-design. Student workers are an integral contribution to every department in the University Libraries. Having a part-time job while you are taking classes is both an opportunity to earn money, as well as a chance to learn time management, gain work experience, and a reference for future potential employers. We have jobs with daytime, evening, and weekend hours. There are libraries all over campus, convenient to whatever your daily route might be. Students work with texts in foreign languages, lend computer expertise, and assist in the music listening room. No matter what your interests are, you can easily find a job of interest in one of the Libraries at Penn. Date posted: May 15, 2018. Search for "library" on the student employment site to see jobs available:
https://www.sfs.upenn.edu/seo/job_search/

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. 

Center for Undergraduate Research & Fellowships

University of Pennsylvania

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

Competition Announcements, Weekly Blog University of Pennsylvania

Find out about current and exciting architecture competitions through a weekly blog sponsored by the Fisher Fine Arts Library.