Internships

 
To post a position opportunity on this web page, fill out our Job Board Submittal Form. Postings are uploaded manually and make take anywhere from 24 - 48 hours to go live, depending upon the workload in the LA office. Your internship will normally remain posted for two months unless you instruct us otherwise.
 
Internships will be posted as they are received. Depending upon the volume of postings received, the department may elect to email students in lieu of placing a full posting below. In that case, the company offering the internship will be listed below along with contact information.
 
An internship is required for all students in landscape architecture who are pursuing a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA) degree. The internship is offered for three units of credit on a Credit/No Credit basis under LA 371. To learn more about internship requirements, click here.


City of San Diego

Internships - Park & Recreation

Location(s): San Diego, CA
Web Site: https://www.sandiego.gov/parks-and-recreation
Job Description:
The City of San Diego Parks and Recreation Department is offering a variety of paid internship opportunities in select local communities with up to 300 hours of paid work available. Individuals ages 16 to 24 interested in entering the job market while gaining valuable skills and experience can connect virtually with a career professional and be exposed to the diverse opportunities in the Parks and Recreation Department.

Join one of the largest workforces in region! City employees enjoy competitive benefits, generous savings plans and opportunities for advancement.

Fields available:

  • Citywide Maintenance
  • Golf Course Admin.
  • Natural Resources
  • Park Asset Management
  • Park Ranger

How to Apply: https://app.betterimpact.com/PublicEnterprise/EnterpriseSearch?EnterpriseGuid=e7ef01a2-fd5d-40e9-a8d0-78324d817ec7&SearchType=OrganizationClassification&SearchId=9332

Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Lion House Design

Landscape Design Internship

Location(s): Los Angeles, CA
Contact Name: Kate Leuhusen
Contact Email: kate@lionhousedesign.com
Contact Phone: 9253234917
Salary Range: Long term paid opportunities may be discussed after the completion of the internship
Web Site: www.lionhousedesign.com
Job Description:
Lion House Design specializes in high end residential landscape design in Los Angeles. We are currently seeking interns to assist on projects, as Lion House Design expands. Remote consulting work: most work can be done from your home; some site visits may be required (must have your own car/transportation). Most of our projects are located in the South Bay: Manhattan Beach and surrounding neighborhoods. Recent alumni/last year MLA students preferred, with strong knowledge of horticulture, CA plants & residential design process. This is a great opportunity for a current student to get hands-on experience working for a design firm, while building their professional portfolio and business skills. Work tasks include, but are not limited to the following:

  • AutoCAD construction document sets
  • Vision Boards
  • Concept development
  • Schematics
  • Detailed plant research and list development in spreadsheet format
  • Planting palette & schedule documents
  • Planting schedules for contractors
  • Project proposals
  • Coordinating plant substitutions with local nursery inventory/plant questions
  • General project research such as zoning codes, permits, etc.
  • Document/form set up
  • Website development
  • Instagram photo editing, grid scheduling & posting
  • Organization of imagery and plant database management

Long term opportunities may be discussed after the completion of the internship. Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Google Sheets (entering data into a spreadsheet) and Adobe Design Suite. 3D rendering skills such as Lumion are a plus, but not required. Looking to hire immediately. Approximately 15-25 hours per week, with flexibility as project deadlines/client needs vary. Seeking highly organized and driven candidates with strong communication skills and the ability to work from example projects as well as take initiative on other tasks.

Please send a cover letter, resume and design portfolio/examples of your residential design work to info@lionhousedesign.com and kate@lionhousedesign.com

Thank you,
Lion House Design
www.lionhousedesign.com

How to Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume and design portfolio/examples of your residential design work to info@lionhousedesign.com and kate@lionhousedesign.com

Submitted on Wednesday, October 27, 2021


RRM Design Group

Landscape Architecture Intern

Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: N'mah Kpulun
Contact Email: nykpulun@rmdesign.com
Contact Phone: (805) 543-1794 ext. 263
Web Site: https://www.rrmdesign.com/
Job Description:
Our San Luis Obispo office is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Landscape Architecture Intern to join our team.

The position would be part-time, with flexible hours

The Intern will:

  • Assist in the production of design and technical documents including construction documents, public workshop materials and presentation graphics.
  • Collaborate with our Landscape Architecture department on projects and tasks.

Job requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Pursuing a degree in Landscape Architecture (preferred: 3rd, 4th, or 5th year).
  • Experience in relevant computer programs, such as: AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.
  • Strong attention to detail, graphic, and written skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a team-work environment.
  • A passion for landscape architectural design.

Here at RRM Design Group, we inspire and support each other through collaboration, respect, and innovation to create environments people enjoy. We are a multidisciplinary design firm comprised of architects, civil and structural engineers, planners, landscape architects, and surveyors. With four offices in California, our team of professionals work on a variety of fun and exciting projects throughout the state. If you would like to be a part of a collaborative and innovative team that is professional and fun, then RRM is the place for you!

How to Apply: Submit resume and portfolio at:  https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/787046/RRM-Design-Group-Inc/Internship-Opportunities

Submitted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021


TERREMOTO

Intern

Location(s): San Francisco
Contact Name: Sarah Samynathan
Contact Email: sarah@terremoto.la
Contact Phone: 9495848808
Salary Range: TBD
Web Site: https://terremoto.la/
Job Description:
Full time/part time contract internship position with option to extend to full-time employment if both parties see fit.

TERREMOTO is a landscape architecture design studio with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, California.

TERREMOTO creates well built, site-specific landscapes that respond to client needs while simultaneously challenging historical + contemporary landscape construction methods, materials, and formal conventions.  Our design approach is post-internet, critically-regionalist, and respectfully inflammatory. We reserve the right to revise the previous sentences and those that follow whenever we please, as we are a practice that prioritizes constant evolution.

How to Apply: Please email sarah@terremoto.la and attach any resume, portfolio, etc. that you may have to convey your design personality and other interests/passions.

Submitted on Tuesday, September 21, 2021

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