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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.
 



Kimley-Horn


Intern and Entry Level Positions


Location(s): San Diego + San Jose
Contact Name: Luke Davies
Contact Email: luke.davies@kimley-horn.com
Contact Phone: 619.744.0152
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: 
https://www.kimley-horn.com/
Job Description:
Description

Kimley-Horn, one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work
For,” is looking for a Landscape Architecture student to join our Raleigh,
NC team for a summer internship. This position will support our growing
Landscape Architecture and Land Planning practices by providing site
planning, urban and landscape design, and graphic and technical production.
Project experiences will be diverse, as we provide services to both the
public and private sectors. Projects include land planning, urban design and
redevelopment, mixed-use and all types of residential development,
streetscapes, design guidelines, public infrastructure design, parks and
other community facility design.

Requirements:

Must be in process of completing within the next 18 months, a Bachelor's or
Master's degree in Landscape Architecture
Detail-oriented team player with an ability to contribute to a positive work
environment
Strong communication, leadership and technical skills
Desired Qualifications:

Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft (Word and Excel), graphic software
programs (Adobe Photoshop, Sketchup, InDesign, Illustrator, GIS/Arcview, and
PowerPoint)
Strong freehand illustration and rendering skills
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Positive attitude and a strong work ethic
Ability to manage multiple priorities

Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S.
without employer sponsorship.  We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other
work visa petitions.
How to Apply:
Apply on line at:


https://www.kimley-horn.com/join-our-team


The results of this submission may be viewed at:
https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/251

Submitted on Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 17:46

 

 

Tahoe Regional Planning Agency


Scenic Resources Intern


Location(s): Lake Tahoe, California/Nevada. Office is in Stateline, Nevada
Contact Name: Jeanne McNamara
Contact Email: jmcnamara@trpa.org
Contact Phone: (775)589-5252
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $17 to $18 per hour
Web Site:

http://www.trpa.org/wp-content/uploads/Job-Description_Scenic-Resources-RA-Internship-Summer-2019.pdf
Job Description:
The primary responsibilities of the Research and Analysis Scenic Resources
Intern are to support data collection for the 2019 Threshold Evaluation
Report, primarily for the scenic resources section of the report. The report
is produced every four years and offers a snapshot of the health of the
ecosystem in the Tahoe Basin by documenting the status and trends of 178
threshold standards in nine categories: air quality, water quality, soil
conservation, vegetation, fisheries, wildlife, scenic resources, noise, and
recreation. The report from 2015 can be viewed here:

http://www.trpa.org/regional-plan/threshold-evaluation.
The Scenic Resources Intern will help document changes in the Tahoe landscape
since the last evaluation in 2015. This includes photographing almost 400
individual scenic resources to replicate the scenic viewpoints through time
and assisting the scenic evaluation team in the evaluation of 33 shoreline
scenic travel routes, 46 roadway travel routes, and public recreation sites
and bike trails. The intern will also assist with the built environment
evaluation. See Chapter 9 of the 2015 Threshold Evaluation Report for more
information about TRPA scenic resources
(
http://www.trpa.org/wp-content/uploads/15_Ch9_Scenic_FINAL_9_30_2016.pdf).
The Intern may also help with other data collection needs for other Threshold
Evaluation chapters as needed as well as other Research and Analysis Division
needs.

How to Apply:
To read more about the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency and to apply for this
position through the Career Center, please visit our website at

http://www.trpa.org/about-trpa/employment/ .

Within the Career Center, please complete the Employment Application and
attach:
1.      a Cover Letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the
position and,
2.      a Resume of your qualifications.




The results of this submission may be viewed at:

https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/250



Silver Leaf Landscapes


Landscape Design Intern (Design/Build)


Location(s): Santa Barbara, CA
Contact Name: Lindsey Zero
Contact Email: lindsey@silverleafsb.com
Contact Phone: (805) 695-2133
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $16/hour
Web Site: 
www.silverleafsb.com
Job Description:
We are currently offering (1) internship opportunity to a current Cal Poly
Landscape Architecture student interested in helping design and manage
projects for a small landscape design/build company based in Santa Barbara,
CA. If you imagine yourself doing something more than sitting behind a
computer for your professional career, landscape design/build is the place to
start.

In the course of this internship, we will offer the opportunity to design
landscapes for implementation (hand sketching & drafting), learn to create
budget and construction proposals, and manage their implementation. The ideal
candidate will be quick to learn new skills, have excellent spatial
awareness, and enjoy picking apart the details of how things are built. In
addition to these skills, the applicant must be able to perform physically
demanding construction activities on a daily basis, including lifting up to
60lbs, and be willing to learn the operation of various power tools and heavy
machinery.
How to Apply: Please send an email that includes your dates of availability
and a little background about yourself as it relates to the job description.
A PDF of work samples showing your hand drafting skills would also be nice.
This position has the potential to start immediately, and is available as
long as the listing is posted - good luck!


The results of this submission may be viewed at:

https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/248

Submitted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 09:34



KTUA


Fellowship


Location(s): San Diego, CA
Contact Name: Sharon Singleton
Contact Email: sharon@ktua.com
Contact Phone: 619 294-4477
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site:
Job Description: KTUA is pleased to be sponsoring a 2019 Cultural Landscape
Fellowship. The paid fellowship will focus on research, writing, and
photography in support of The Cultural Landscape Foundation’s What’s Out
There Weekend San Diego (to take place October 26-27, 2019), namely to help
produce a What’s Out There San Diego guidebook and online guide in
conjunction with the ASLA Annual Meeting in San Diego November 15-18, 2019.
Specific tasks will include generating and editing essays on regional
cultural landscapes and landscape architects, on-site photography, and
photo-editing. Excellent writing skills and attention to detail are
essential. The Fellow will be mentored by KTUA staff, engaging directly with
the firm and remotely with Washington, D.C.-based TCLF staff. The fellowship
requires an eight-week commitment through the summer and the start date is
somewhat flexible.
How to Apply: The application deadline is April 1, 2019. More information is
available here:

https://tclf.org/tclf-now-accepting-applications-2019-summer-fellowships


The results of this submission may be viewed at:
https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/247

Submitted on Friday, March 15, 2019 - 15:00



Berger Partnership


Student Summer Intern


Location(s): Seattle
Contact Name: Christine Gannon
Contact Email: internship@bergerpartnership.com
Contact Phone: 2063256877
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: 
www.bergerpartnership.com/job/internship-marketing/
Job Description:
We are excited to announce the launch of our 2019 Summer Internship Program.
This information is also posted on our website at 
www.bergerpartnership.com.
To view previous internship reports please visit our website under Idea Lab.

At Berger Partnership we recognize the importance of connecting with students
to enhance their academic studies and prepare them for professional practice.
Each year we identify subject matter or new design applications affecting the
industry. This year we are interested in exploring emerging research and
technology around any of the following topic areas as tools for elevating the
design process and enhancing the public experience:

Resiliency
Biomimicry
Autonomous vehicles

The selected intern, with support from office staff, will be tasked with
developing a workflow for the summer and establishing applicability of the
topic(s) to our work at a range of project scales. Applicants should have a
passion for one or more of these topic areas, or bring your own ideas for the
topic, but need not be experts in any of the subjects to be eligible. The
work will rely on research and experimentation with our in-house team and
outside resources to build a shared knowledge base.

The intern can expect to spend about 60% of their time on the above-mentioned
research with the remaining time dedicated to practicum. The practicum is
designed to provide hands-on project experience in a collaborative team
environment and will likely involve researching applicable projects and
visiting local examples, preparation of graphics, 3D modeling and design of a
range of landscape elements.
How to Apply:
APPLICATION SPECIFICATIONS:

The paid internship is open to all landscape architecture, architecture, and
urban design students and will run six to eight weeks, approximately 30-40
hours per week. The intern will be expected to present their findings and a
deliverable to the office at the conclusion of the internship. Applicants
should demonstrate excellence in graphic design, 3D modeling, rendering, and
digital fabrication is a plus.

To be considered for Berger Partnership’s 2019 Summer Internship, please
submit a letter of interest expressing your interest in the selected
topic(s), a resume, and representative work samples as a PDF to our office by
email by the deadline listed below. Please limit your work sample to a
maximum of 10 pages.

Deadline: March 25, 2019, at 4 p.m. PST
Email: internship@bergerpartnership.com
Phone Interviews: tentatively planned for the week of April 1, 2019


The results of this submission may be viewed at:

https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/239

Submitted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 15:47

 



DesignWorks LC


Landscape Architect/Design Interns


Location(s): Charleston, SC
Contact Name: Alison Schmidt
Contact Email: alison.schmidt@dwlc.com
Contact Phone: 843.723.5525 (ext. 101)
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: 
http://designworkslc.com/
Job Description: We are seeking seasonal interns. Responsibilities include
assisting the design team with master planning, conceptual site design,
graphic representation, construction documentation and construction
administration. The candidate should be passionate about design, with strong
graphic and written communication skills. Proficiency in Adobe Creative
Suite, AutoCAD and SketchUp is required. The ability to present ideas through
hand-graphics and verbally, as well as experience with project management and
construction documents is preferred. The candidate should be detailed detail
oriented and have the ability to work efficiently and manage their time
accordingly. All successful candidates must be authorized to work in the
United States and have a professional design degree from an accredited
institution.
How to Apply: Interested applicants for this position should email resume,
cover letter and portfolio to Alison Schmidt, alison.schmidt@dwlc.com. For
more information on our firm, please visit 
www.designworkslc.com. No office
visits or phone calls please.


The results of this submission may be viewed at:

https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/229

Submitted on Friday, February 8, 2019 - 07:26

 



Kounkuey Design Initiative


Landscape Architecture Intern


Location(s): Los Angeles
Contact Name: Lauren Elachi
Contact Email: lauren@kounkuey.org
Contact Phone: 2135370031
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: 
www.kounkuey.org
Job Description:
The Design Intern will work closely with the Design and Planning teams to
help conceptualize, plan, and realize built projects in Southern California.
Projects range from creating graphics for environmental justice campaigns, to
designing public parks, to creating street activation furniture. This
position is geared towards a designer that has deep interest in the
intersection of design and urban planning,and has strong research and
diagramming skills. Other job responsibilities may include community
outreach, fabrication help, and project documentation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current graduate or undergraduate student in Landscape Architecture
Experience working in community development or policy preferred
Excellent writing and analytical abilities
Fabrication or graphic design experience a plus
Strong knowledge of AutoCAD, Adobe Create Suite, and Rhino
Spanish language skills a plus
How to Apply: Send electronic copy of cover letter, work samples or
portfolio, and resume to: Lauren Elachi, Senior Design Coordinator at
lauren@kounkuey.org


The results of this submission may be viewed at:

https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/224

Submitted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 09:48



Carducci Associates


Summer Intern


Location(s): San Francisco
Contact Name: Carducci Associates Summer Internship Program
Contact Email: resume@carducciassociates.com
Contact Phone: 415-674-0990
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: 
www.carducciassociates.com/contact
Job Description:
Carducci Associates Summer Internship Program

Application Deadline: February 28th
Notification: March 15th
Who: We encourage both graduate and undergraduate Landscape Architecture
students to apply.
What: The Carducci Associate’s Internship Program gives students firsthand
exposure to real projects in and around the bay area. Every summer, our
interns are given an opportunity to experience different aspects of a
project, from concept through construction administration, in order to have a
better understanding of the profession as a whole.
When: 10-12 weeks Paid Program from June 3rd through August 30th (Exact start
and end date TBD with each candidate)
How to Apply:
How to apply: To apply to our program, please submit the following items by
our application deadline. Please email the following submission items (8 MB
total message size) to resume@carducciassociates.com. In the Subject line
please write “Carducci Associates Summer Intern Application”

• Cover Letter indicating goals and expectations for the Summer Intern
Program
• Work Samples (up to 9 pages of graphics)
• Contact Information for 2 References

For all other questions, please email us: resume@carducciassociates.com


The results of this submission may be viewed at:

https://landscape.calpoly.edu/node/1006/submission/223

Submitted on Monday, January 14, 2019 - 11:03

 

 

 

 

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