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2018 Summer Planning/Urban Design/Landscape Architecture Student Internship - HOUSTON

Houston, TX
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2018 Summer Planning/Urban Design/Landscape Architecture Student Internship - HOUSTON

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The HOK Texas Region has an opportunity in the Houston office for a Planning/Urban Design/ Landscape Architecture Internship. We offer our interns the exciting opportunity to work on projects as part of the team, participating in learning sessions focusing on the various aspects of delivering a successful project. Our goal is to identify students entering into the final year of their undergrad program or students entering into their graduate level studies.  All interns must currently enrolled in a Landscape, Urban Design, Community/Regional Planning, Architecture or design related program at an accredited U.S. institution.  To be considered for this position you are required to upload a SINGLE PDF FILE THAT CONTAINS YOUR RESUME AND PORTFOLIO.
This person will possess the talent, drive, skill, ability and enthusiasm to become a productive member of the HOK team. We hope through our internship program we can create an design environment that will allow students to explore the field of architecture in a professional environment.
  • With direction from senior designers, develops, modifies, and/or reviews drawings according to established standards.
  • Assists in the development of solutions to technical and design problems following established standards.
  • Develops presentations, early design studies, prepares sketches and 3D renderings.
  • Works closely with design team and assists to complete projects on aggressive schedules.
  • Assists team leader in ensuring that documentation for all phases conforms to quality assurance, quality control and best practice standards.
  • Works on a full range of assignments in supporting the delivery of all project phases and construction administration
  • Works to gain experience in comprehensive preparation of master plan reports, construction documentation and the construction process.
  • Displays ability to grasp design concepts and express graphically.
  • Builds models for client/project team review.
  • Compiles data and performs elementary design computations.
  • Performs benchmarking research on programming, comparable projects and images.
  • Assures HOK document standards are met and archives documents appropriately. 
  • Actively promotes collaborative and innovative culture.
Required Skills
  • Possess basic hand and CAD/BIM drafting skills.
  • Ability to build physical models.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Basic knowledge in Revit is preferred.
  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max.
  • Proficiency in Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign graphic software preferred.
  • Basic knowledge about sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
Required Experience
  • Currently enrolled in an architecture or related degree program.
  • Previous internship with an architectural design firm preferred.

 HOK is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action

Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States
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