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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.
 


Salazar Landscaping

Landscape Construction Intern

Location(s): South Gate Ca
Contact Name: Jessie Salazar
Contact Email: office@salazarlandscapingla.com
Contact Phone: 310-529-2291
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $15/Hour
Web Site: salazarlandscapingla.com
Job Description: We are seeking a highly motivated individual for a summer
internship. Intern will have the opportunity to learn plan takeoffs and
installation techniques for public and private projects. Intern will work
closely with project manager in ongoing projects.

How to Apply: Please send resume and portfolio to
office@salazarlandscapingla.com as well as a brief introduction.

Submitted on Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Wild Bloom

Landscape Design and Estimator Assistant

Location(s): Los Osos
Contact Name: Leslie Gray
Contact Email: leslie@wildbloomlandscapes.com
Contact Phone: 805-503-3051
Contact FAX:
Salary Range:
Web Site: https://wildbloomlandscapes.com/
Job Description: Wild Bloom is a design-build landscape firm located in Los Osos. The position will offer a well rounded experience in the field and would require basic design and plant material knowledge. Some of the tasks the intern could expect would include but not be limited to:
● Assisting with estimating and take offs
● Performing jobsite visits to take measurements
● Working with Project Managers with Plant Layout and Construction Admin.
● Working with Design Team for Site Inventory / Analysis
● Sitting in on Meetings and receiving first-hand experience with Client Process
● Office Administration

How to Apply: Email resume to leslie@wildbloomlandscapes.com

Submitted on Tuesday, June 11, 2019


Purlieu Landscape Design + Build

Landscape Designer

Location(s): San Luis Obispo, CA
Contact Name: Michael Vogt
Contact Email: michael@purlieulandscapes.com
Contact Phone: (805) 439-1757
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $13-$16
Web Site: www.purlieulandscapes.com
Job Description: 
We are seeking a part-time intern. Responsibilities include assisting the design team with master planning, graphic representation, and construction documentation. Proficiency in Land f/x and AutoCAD is required. The candidate should be detailed oriented and have the ability to work efficiently and manage their time accordingly.

1. Part time internship: Pay range $13-$16 (pending experience)
2. Start of internship: Summer 2019 (as soon as possible)
3. Character: Honest, hard working, team first mentality
4. Primary desired experience: Land f/x and AutoCAD
5. Secondary desired experience: Indesign
6. Description of work: Designing outdoor living spaces (Plans, details,
plant list, etc.)

How to Apply: Interested applicants for this position should email resume and portfolio to Michael Vogt, michael@purlieulandscapes.com. For more information on our firm, please visit www.purlieulandscapes.com.

Call Michael: (805) 439-1757 ext. 1
Email: michael@purlieulandscapes.com

Submitted on Friday, May 31, 2019 


Miler Company Landscape Architects

Summer Internship

Location(s): San Francisco, CA
Contact Name: Jeffrey Miller
Contact Email: jmiller@millercomp.com
Contact Phone: 415.252.7288
Contact FAX:
Salary Range: $16-$20/hr
Web Site: http://www.millercomp.com
Job Description:
Miller Company Landscape Architects would like to invite dependable, detail-oriented students to apply for a summer internship at our office in San Francisco. We are looking for motivated people interested in urban multi-family housing, public schools and neighborhood parks projects to help our team with a wide variety of tasks.

Applicants need to have strong graphic skills, and be able to use a combination of AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, and hand drawing. An ability to work effectively in a professional team is a must, as well as the capacity to communicate clearly with team members. Proficient knowledge of plant species commonly used in urban landscapes is highly desired.

How to Apply: Please forward a pdf copy of your cover letter and port folio
addressed to Jeffrey Miller.

Submitted on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 


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:
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

Submitted on Thursday, April 4, 2019 


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.

Submitted on Friday, March 29, 2019 


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!

Submitted on Tuesday, March 26, 2019


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

Submitted on Friday, March 15, 2019
 


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.comTo 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

Submitted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019


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.

Submitted on Friday, February 8, 2019


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

Submitted on Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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