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Stantec Architectural Co-Op/Intern - Buildings (Summer 2024) in PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania

Architectural Co-Op/Intern - Buildings (Summer 2024) - ( 230003NG )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Buildings practice that provides Architecture, Building Engineering, and Interior Design Services.

This is a seasonal architectural intern role. You will work on tasks under the guidance of an Architect or Design Coordinator in the Commercial & Industrial, Healthcare, and/or Science and Technology sectors. As part of the internship, you will collaborate with interns and experts across the company through the Stantec Intern Project, which is a multi-discipline intern team design challenge and educational program. Within the local office, you will have the opportunity to engage with other young professionals through the Developing Professionals Group (DPG), expand your knowledge through various training sessions and construction site visits, and connect with colleagues through mentorship and various office social events. For those pursuing licensure, you will have the opportunity to gain NCARB AXP experience under the guidance of an AXP mentor.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct basic interpretations of sketches, drawings, models, codes, building program, and other similar material.

  • Support and assist project teams in the development a project’s design, documentation, and administration during all phases of the project.

  • Assist in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, digital models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats.

  • Utilize BIM to develop three-dimensional building models and utilize it as a tool in the production of construction documents.

  • Participate in internal project reviews and critiques.

  • Participate in project coordination and meetings with internal team members, external consultants, and/or clients.

  • Assist with the implementation of sustainable design principles into the building design and surrounding environment.

  • Assist in research of design concepts, benchmarks, materials, typologies, and precedents.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Basic skills associated with the utilization of technology as a design tool.

  • Ability to hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting.

  • Familiarity with digital modeling software, such as Revit, AutoCAD, or Rhino is preferred.

  • Experience with digital graphic tools such as Enscape, Lumion, Sketch-up, and Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.

Education and Experience

  • Working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree of Architecture or related field.

Please include the following additional required application materials:

  • Resume

  • Design Portfolio in PDF format (5 MB max.)

Typical office environment includes 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.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh

Work Locations :

Pittsburgh Grant St PA

Organization : BC-2180 Buildings-US Pennsylvania

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 11, 2023, 7:33:19 AM

Req ID: 230003NG

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans