Urban Design Intern

Location: Portland, OR

Department: Urban Design and Planning

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Student (College)

This summer, we’re excited to offer two internships to current architecture and urban design and planning students. SERA’s paid college internship program provides dynamic opportunities to enrich your professional growth and knowledge while exposing you to new settings to learn about the design industry.

The urban design intern will be exposed to diversity of project and client types. The urban design intern will experience a collaborative design process with emphasis of storytelling.

Job Title: Urban Design Intern
Studio: Multi Family Housing
FLSA: Non-exempt

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Illustrate urban design and master planning concepts and designs as directed by Job Captain.
  2. Assist in preparation of diagrams, and conceptual drawings under the supervision of the Job Captain.
  3. Conduct research, compile data, and visually communicate project content, data, design concepts, and processes.
  4. Create and modify plans, diagrams, renderings, maps, drawings, reports, and presentations as directed by others.
  5. Visually communicate project content, including the graphic production of plans, diagrams, renderings, maps, and the graphic representation of data, design concepts, and processes.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Current student actively working towards Bachelor’s or Masters at an accredited Urban Design program.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, ArcGIS, and MS Office Suite required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Rhino and Revit preferred.
  • General knowledge of urban planning / urban design best practices.
  • Ability to communicate through verbal, written and graphic communication formats.
  • Hand sketching skills preferred.

SERA Architects Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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