Intern Architect

Chicago, IL


Seeking an individual to take a project from the completed schematic design through the construction documents and, as skills are mastered, to take a project from start to finish. The internship is intended to allow the incumbent to be a student of the profession under the guidance of an experienced, licensed architect and to prepare for the NCARB registration exam.


  • Uses AutoCAD, Revit, and manual processes to produce construction documents using instructions and pre-established guidelines set by others
  • Follows applicable guidelines for project standards
  • Converts limited verbal and written directions from Job Captain or Project Manager throughout the design process and into a finished product or document
  • Drafts specification changes as needed
  • Proofreads own work
  • Generates architectural plans and graphics
  • Coordinates with consultants, supplier and others for handling changes and providing information
  • Researches material and costs as needed
  • Assists in the management of projects and direction of draftsperson as needed
  • May observe structures in the field


  • Has knowledge of commonly-used architectural concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Drafting and design skills with AutoCAD and similar programs
  • Ability to visualize structures and understand industry standards
  • Design, graphic and related computer skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent is preferred. Experience in architecture and/or construction desirable






NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.



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