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Stantec Landscape Architecture Intern in Austin, Texas

Through design, we empower communities and help realize their potential. Our landscape architects create inspired spaces that reflect context and user needs along with our commitment to sustainability. We take a collaborative approach to design and believe that the best solutions are the product of diverse perspectives.

Your Opportunity

As an Intern, you will work in a team environment and have exposure to the planning and design of parks and recreation facilities; bicycle, pedestrian, and multiuse trails; sports and athletic facilities; healthcare, corporate, and educational campuses; as well as master planned communities including mixed-use and transit-oriented developments.

Our studio is a fast-paced, client-centered, multi-disciplinary environment combining in-house planners, engineers, and landscape architects. Stantec is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers happen.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Interns will be encouraged to develop their design skills while supporting our team with existing conditions analysis, concept design, design charrettes, construction documentation, project presentation graphics, and construction administration assistance

  • Use knowledge of the general concepts of landscape design including site analysis, project theming, schematic design and design development

  • Develop technical skills and assist the project team with drawings and drafting in the creative design process

  • Prepare and coordinate activities on assigned projects, including coordination with other technical disciplines

  • Observe and attend meetings with clients or project stakeholders

  • Perform other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Excellent design, graphic, computer, writing, and technical skills

  • Self-motivated and passionate about design

  • Strong time management, critical thinking, and organizational skills

  • The ability to work with others, as well as independently

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Microsoft Office, Sketch-up, GIS, and Adobe Creative Suite is essential; Lumion, grasshopper, and Vray for Rhino is a plus

Education and Experience

  • Applicants should be a current student or recent graduate of an accredited Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a Landscape Architecture program

Please include the following additional required application materials:

  • A cover letter in PDF format indicating your background, interests, and goals in the field of landscape architecture, and any other relevant information you believe will help us make an informed decision regarding your selection to the internship program

  • Two letters of recommendation in PDF format from individuals related to the field of landscape architecture and design

  • Design Portfolio in PDF format

Application packages will be reviewed based upon creativity, critical thinking, and design communication skills.

Typical office environment involves working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements, including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Co-op/Summer/Intern Student

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin

Employee Status: Temporary

Job Level: Entry Level

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 1900031L