Administrative Support Coordinator
Landscape Architecture Department
Building 34, Room 251
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0285
PWP Landscape Architecture
We encourage both graduate and undergraduate Landscape Architecture students to apply. Applicants must have at least one semester of study remaining after Summer 2018.
The internship is competitively paid on an hourly basis. However, living arrangements and transportation are not provided and are the responsibility of the students. International students are welcome to apply! However, PWP cannot offer assistance in the visa process.
How to apply:
Interested students should submit an online application by Monday, February 5, 2018 at 11:59PM PST at pwpla.submittable.com/submit. No applications will be reviewed until the final submittal day. A cover letter, resume, portfolio, and contact information for two references are required.
Firm/Company Name: Landscapes USA
Job Title: Professional Landscaping Internship
Location(s): San Diego, CA
Contact Name: Vicky Whisenant
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 5125673465
Web Site: http://landscapesusa.com/internships
If you’re a student with a horticulture and landscape design major, are
personable, earn good grades, manage lots of different activities and are
seen as a leader in your extracurricular activities, we want to talk to you!
It’s a proven fact that internships provide a learning experience like no
other and give you a jump-start on your career. Landscapes USA in San Diego
is offering a 10-week long internship program that is designed to get your
feet wet in all the areas of a landscaping company.
This program is not a “work you to death behind a mower program” for a
paycheck. LUSA is serious about training our next generation of leaders.
While our program does get you in the field an average of 2.5 days a week
that experience includes a variety of tasks learning all areas of production-
NOT just labor. The rest of your week is spending time with management team
to learn that part of our business.
Because this is a REAL management training program, LUSA will only accept
individuals who would be considered for full time management positions upon
graduation. We are serious about finding the right individuals and getting
them trained, and hopefully hired after graduation.
You’ll gain experience in the following:
Landscape maintenance management and production
Landscape enhancement management and production
Irrigation management and production
Client service programs
Accounting and forecasting
Human Resources Estimating
The daily schedule will be discussed at the time the interns that are chosen.
Length: 10 weeks (May-August). Hours per week: 50 hours- This will be viewed as a full time job. Weekly pay: TBD. Deadline to be considered for Summer Internships is April 1st.
Candidates must be enrolled in an horticulture related 2 or 4 year program
and have completed at least two years (full-time) of school.
Students must earn good grades and involved in a number of extracurricular
All candidates must have a resume of qualifications.
Students must have a valid driver’s license.
Students must provide their own housing.
Must be personable and presentable
The internship is open to all students entering their Junior or Senior year
in horticulture (or related degree).
How to Apply:
Email resumes to email@example.com.
Rana Creek Habitat Restoration
- Basic researching of materials and products for suitability in landscape and architectural projects
- Help prepare plans for planting, irrigation, site plans, and layouts for living roofs, landscapes, and park projects
- Assist on maintaining records, preparing graphics, and reports
- Attend periodic field investigations of landscape and restoration projects under construction
- Help review plans submitted by consultants
Compensation: $15.00 per hour
Employment type: full-time
Please email resume and cover letter to Angela Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Firm/Company Name: Fortini Landscapes
Job Title: Landscape Design Internship
Location(s): San Luis Obispo, CA
Contact Name: Matthew Cathey
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 542-0500
Salary Range: DOE
Web Site: http://www.fortinilandscapes.com/
Fortini Landscapes is a San Luis Obispo based Design/Build Studio with wide
ranging residential, commercial, and hospitality projects all over San Luis
Obispo and Kern Counties.
We are looking for a Summer Intern to help aid in our everyday design process
(Conceptual Design Deliverables/ Schematic plan sets / As-built Construction
Documentation) as well as the unique opportunity to aid in construction
administration (Take-offs, Bidding, RFI's, CO's, etc.) for variety of ongoing
and potential large and small scaled projects.
This will be a paid position, and all students replying must submit a Resume
and Examples of current design work (must graphically display working
knowledge of AutoCAD Drafting Software / Adobe Suite). The internship
candidate must be available between 8-12 hours per week, and preferably the
position will be filled through the 17/18' academic year.
How to Apply:
Please email all applications to Matt@fortinilandscapes.com
The City of San Luis Obispo Parks and Recreation
Firm/Company Name: City of San Luis Obispo
Job Title: Park and Recreation Master Plan Intern
Location(s): San Luis Obispo
Contact Name: Rebecca Gershow
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: 805-781-7011
Salary Range: $10.50-$11.68/hr
Web Site: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/slobispo/default.cfm
The City is updating its community-wide Parks and Recreation Master Plan and
Parks and Recreation General Plan Element to address the current and future
needs of its parks, recreation facilities, programs and services. The plan
will include a Community Needs Assessment, illustrative maps, and a
prioritized action plan to ensure the most effective use of community
resources. A key component of the Community Needs Assessment is the Park and
Under general direction, the Parks and Recreation Master Plan Intern is
responsible for developing Park and Facility Assessment forms, completing all
necessary park and facility assessments, collecting relevant data, and
developing a summary report which will be a key component of the Community
Needs Assessment for the Park and Recreation Master Plan.
Duties and Responsibilities include:
•Develop an assessment form and an inventory spreadsheet for collecting
park and facility information
•Identify, collect and organize park and facility inventory and assessment
data from a variety of sources
•Visit the City’s parks and recreation facilities with City staff or
independently to do field assessments
•Develop a Park and Facility Assessment summary report with inventory and
assessment data collected
How to Apply:
To apply, and for more information please go to
HORTUS DESIGN SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES
Firm/Company Name: HORTUS DESIGN SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPES
Job Title: Intern/CAD draftsman and estimator
Location(s): San Jose, CA
Contact Name: Vijaya Gajjala
Contact Email: email@example.com
Contact Phone: 650.265.7596
Salary Range: TBD based on experience and skill level
Web Site: http://www.hdsustainablelandscapes.com
of landscape professionals and will be introduced to varied aspects of the
field of landscape design, installation and maintenance work. This position
has opportunity to continue to work part time for our company at the end of
internship with the possibility of doing job estimates and design work while
still attending school.
How to apply:
above. Be prepared to meet in person.
Landsystems and Associates
Firm/Company Name: Landsystems and Associates
Job Title: Intern/CAD Draftsman
Location(s): San Luis Obispo, CA
Contact Name: Arturo Zaragoza
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: (805)588-0517
Salary Range: TBD
Web Site: http://www.landsystemsandassociates.com/
Landsystems and Associates is a collaborative team of professionals,
dedicated to ecological, site appropriate landscape design. Linda Shotwell,
principal designer, is committed to innovative design solutions that
integrate function, style and budget. She specializes in a broad spectrum of
professional landscape services that include local residential and commercial
design, site and space planning for large rural properties, plant
procurement, construction and maintenance commissioning, planting and
We are looking for a summer intern with experience on Mac OS and proficiency
in Vectorworks. Responsibilities include preparing concept, groundwork
(materials), planting, and irrigation plans, including details and
specifications. Candidate must be willing to learn proper office standards
and protocol. The preferred candidate must also be willing to work part-time
during the school year.
American Landscape Construction
Firm/Company Name: American Landscape Construction
Job Title: Summer Intern
Contact Email: Pedmiston@americanlandscape.com
Web Site: http://americanlandscape.com
American Landscape is offering internship opportunities to two or three students over the summer of 2017. This is a paid internship opportunity. American Landscape is a large construction company with design/build capability. Projects include work for Disney, Sony, Museums, Universities, Golf, Public Works, and estate residential. For more information, you may visit our website at: http://americanlandscape.com/
The student will experience estimating, project management and submittal generation, job site construction reviews, and design of irrigation and landscape for various active projects. American is in the process of upgrading our marketing materials, and work on the new website and brochure is likely. This experience will give the student a comprehensive view of the necessary design elements needed to construct a successful landscape installation.
Firm/Company Name: Wood Rodgers
Job Title: Summer Intern
Location(s): Sacramento, CA
Contact Name: Timothy Denham
Contact Email: email@example.com
Salary Range: $14/hr
Web Site: https://www.woodrodgers.com/
Wood Rodgers, a progressive multi-disciplinary consulting firm based in Sacramento, California, is looking for a summer intern for their Planning and Landscape Architecture Group. Our preference is for a student that has finished their junior year, but we may consider sophomores or seniors. Please indicate your anticipated graduation date on your resume. This is a great opportunity to gain insight about working in a professional office, which will help boost your resume and skill set. Most importantly, it is a paid position! Candidates should have very strong AutoCAD drafting skills. GIS, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketchup, and other software expertise are desired, and considered a plus. Strong communication and analytical skills are required. Daily tasks will include supporting Wood Rodgers staff in preparing exhibits and maps, reports and documents, planning applications, proof-reading, making deliveries, and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate would be from the Sacramento region with his or her own transportation to our office. Please indicate your hometown and/or potential living situation on your resume in addition to your San Luis Obispo contact information.
This position is considered temporary (approximately 10-11 weeks), will pay $14/hour, and no health benefits are provided. The schedule is flexible but is expected to be a minimum of 4 days per week and will be finalized with the selected candidate.
Internships on ASLA's JobLink
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) posts internship opportunities. To search for internships, go to JobLink, click on Search Jobs, then, under Career Category, click on Internship and press the Search button. Opportunities are posted as they are received.