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NBBJ Architecture, PLLC Summer Internship in New York, New York


NBBJ is a design and architecture firm, fueled by ideas and a culture of collaboration. With offices around the globe, the diverse perspectives of your future colleagues and clients will inspire and challenge you to be extraordinary. Innovation and creativity are at the heart of our work: creating spaces and experiences that better connect people to each other as they live, learn, and work in their communities. We partner with pioneers like Amazon, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Massachusetts General Hospital as we create solutions for tomorrow guided by our vision: we design for life. Are you interested in designing what's next? Join us.
NBBJ is looking for talented and passionate graduate and undergraduate students to fulfill internship roles in Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design & Planning, Graphic Design, Computational Designer, Digital Fabrication Designer, and Lighting Design at one of our six U.S. based offices.
As an intern, you will gain experience by working with other Designers as an integral part of our multi-disciplinary project teams. NBBJ strives to provide an internship experience where students are encouraged to contribute actively to the design process, utilize one-on-one mentorship from design professionals, and network with other interns across our U.S. locations. In addition to project work, we facilitate learning opportunities through site tours, studio critiques, and office wide lectures from guest speakers as well as social events.
Design interns may work in one or multiple practices including Corporate, Commercial, Civic, and Healthcare depending on location and studio. NBBJ offers summer internships in Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Columbus, Boston and New York City. Students may submit applications and select preferred offices, or select no preference depending on your location interest.
Ideal candidates are currently enrolled in an accredited, U.S.-based, higher education program and are planning to return to school in the Fall. Students who are graduating at the end of Spring and not returning to school should also apply, but be sure to select the appropriate check box in the application form.

Additional Intern Requirements:
Self-motivated, enthusiastic, inquisitive and passionate about design
Collaborative, team-oriented with integrated design and leadership capabilities
Comfortable participating in an open design discourse in a collaborative environment
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Have an aptitude for digital software including: Revit, Rhino, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Grasshopper and Dynamo
Maker spirit for experimenting between manual and digital techniques for representation and fabrication
Strong physical model building skills demonstrating high craft
*Cover Letter:Please answer the following question in your cover letter:
"2020 was a challenging year for all - as we refocus and start off this new year, what are your goals as you pursue a summer internship? What do you hope to accomplish and what are you looking for in this opportunity?"
*Portfolio: Please remember to submit a work sample of no more than 10 pages of your work to be considered, no larger than 10 MGB. Please, no web-based portfolios. For work completed in teams, credit all primary team members and highlight your contribution to the work and process.
Selected candidates will receive a formal offer letter; students not selected will also receive notification via email.Posting Closes February 19th

Why choose NBBJ?

We believe that all NBBJ employees should love their work. This means not only loving what you do but having pride in your workplace. We strive to be that irresistible place to work by enhancing your employee experience with customized programs and comprehensive benefits. In addition to 100% covered employee healthcare costs and 401k contributions, we offer unique professional development opportunities, volunteer opportunities and access to leading technology and resources to further help you love your work and advance your career.

*NBBJ has been named three times by Fast Company as one of the most innovative architecture firms.

*Founded in 1943, our first office opened over 75 years ago in Seattle, Washington. We now have over 10 office locations around the globe.

*We are a transdisciplinary, cross-practice focused firm with a deep portfolio of Civic & Cultural, Commercial, Corporate, Healthcare, Higher Education, Science and Technology, Sports, and Urban Environment projects. We also have several areas of service expertise including: Architecture, Environmental Graphic Design, Interior Design, Lighting Design, Workplace Consulting and more.

*In the past decade, NBBJ has received more than 300 awards from leading global, national and regional award programs across the business, real estate and design communities.

*We work with 5 of the top global high-tech companies, 14 of the U.S. News and World Report Top Hospitals, and 4 of the top 10 highest-ranked learning institutions.

*Our clients include institutional leaders such as Cambridge University, Google, Samsung, Cleveland Clinic, Tencent, and Stanford University.

Our Values

More than words on a page, our values sustain our culture, drive our actions, and impact every level of our practice. In our work, we never settle for the status quo and always strive to live by our values in service to our clients' organizations, our profession, our society and ourselves.

*We exist to create enduring value for our clients and society.

*We fulfill our legacy through brilliant design, steward leadership, and enabling rewarding careers.

*We know that our people are the lifeblood of our firm - and essential to our humanistic heart and soul.

*We embrace the power of teams and collaboration to unleash breakthrough creativity.

*We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through listening, learning, and humility.

*We are a leadership intensive and role based firm.

*We prize innovation, never stop learning, and seek to share what we know.

*We are dedicated to the realization of resilient and sustainable outcomes.

*We all share in the realization of our "design, people, business" triple bottom line.

We deliver design excellence - and we design for life.

NBBJ does not accept unsolicited resumes or similar submissions from third party recruiters or employment agencies. Any unsolicited materials received by NBBJ from a source other than an individual candidate will be considered NBBJ property and NBBJ reserves the right to pursue and hire candidates referred to us without any financial obligation to the third party in question. If you are interested in becoming an approved NBBJ external recruiter, please contact a member of the NBBJ Talent Acquisition Team.

NBBJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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