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Summer Architectural Internship

Summer Architectural Internship

STUDIOS Architecture is shifting the design dialogue through dynamic, program-driven architecture. Our collective approach to design leverages the diverse perspectives of our 285-plus designers from around the globe. With offices in Los Angeles, Mumbai, New York, Paris, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, we provide comprehensive design services to a global roster of clients. Our culture of innovation is driven by a collaborative team of both architects and interior designers developing solutions in direct response to our client’s challenges and desired outcomes. We excel at simplifying ambiguity and complexity, and are brilliant collaborators.

The firm’s numerous awards encompass a broad spectrum of architecture and interior design, including 8 AIA Institute Honor Awards that range from innovative jewel-box projects to large-scale, mixed-use developments and world-class office interiors. In 2014, STUDIOS was selected as just the third architecture firm ever to receive Architectural Record’s, “Good Design is Good Business Lifetime Achievement Award.” More recently, STUDIOS was presented with the 2015 National Building Museum Honor Award for our leadership as a Game Changer in the built environment.

Studios’ Washington DC office is seeking passionate and talented designers capable of working with complex programs, who have deep understanding of technologies and sustainability in design and construction, and who can develop architectural solutions tailored to the projects’ and clients’ unique culture and context.  We are looking for creative and talented designers who can achieve highly functional architecture and interiors projects that go beyond surface-level design.


  • Commitment to full time hours for 3 months (start/stop dates negotiable according to academic calendar)
  • Strong portfolio is required with projects demonstrating intelligent, innovative design conceptualization, visualization and presentation graphics, as well as coordinated construction documentation.
  • Interest in highly complex project types, large commercial office, mixed-use, civic, academic, and/or cultural projects.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate on larger-scale projects as part of a team. Able to work effectively, balancing demands on multiple projects at various stages of development.
  • Strong collaboration and effective communication
  • “Can Do” attitude with excellent analytical, problem-solving, and presentational skills is required.
  • Design and documentation using Revit is required. Experience with Rhino, AutoCAD, Grasshopper, and Sketch-up are desired.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Contributing to design discussions
  • Providing support to multiple project teams
  • Developing presentation materials – renderings and/or physical models
  • Developing construction drawings
  • Performing elementary design computations.
  • Compiling data and elementary architectural assignments.
  • Assisting with on-site construction administration

Contact Info

STUDIOS Architecture

Jesse Wetzel