Intern Architect

Chicago, IL | Sacramento, CA


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