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Stantec Intern, Interior Designer- Buildings in CHICAGO, Illinois

Intern, Interior Designer- Buildings - ( 220003D4 )


The buildings and spaces that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Chicago buildings practice that provides Architecture, Buildings Engineering, and Interior Design services with a 50 year history and deep commitment to multiple sectors, including hospitality, workplace, civic, retail, healthcare, higher education.

Our practice is renowned for creating high-performance and award-winning buildings and interiors. We’re passionate about the design quality of the built environment and create designs that are timeless, intelligent, and sustainable. This is the place where great ideas and rewarding careers call home. In our multidisciplinary, team-based environment, collaboration is key among a talented group of architects, engineers, interior designers, and project managers, who work together to create innovative and integrated solutions for a wide range of clients.

We are seeking passionate interns who possess excellent design, graphics, organizational and communication skills, which will enable them to interact within a multidisciplinary team of architectural/engineering/interior design professionals. Successful interns will possess the creativity, curiosity, motivation, and skills necessary to create conceptual models and advance design ideas with a team.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • We are looking for a passionate, hard-working designer to help in the design process, 3D development, selecting and ordering finishes, assisting in organizing and preparing for meetings, incorporating designs into Revit, and help produce presentation materials.

  • Conducts basic interpretations of sketches, drawings, codes, program, and other similar material.

  • Supports project team in development of interior design documentation and presentation materials.

  • Assists in the development of a design through sketches, physical models, electronic models, diagrams, massing studies, and other visual formats to continue to project space planning, lighting, material selection, and furniture design.

  • Utilizes BIM technologies in development of three-dimensional models of interiors and their components to develop construction documents.

  • Assists in research of concept, benchmarks, materials, typology, and precedents.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience in Revit.

  • Experience preferred in Sketch-Up, Rhino, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and InDesign.

  • Please include work samples in your application in order to be considered for this position

Education and Experience

  • Candidates must be affiliated with the University of Cincinnati DAAP co-op program

  • Working towards an Interior Design degree from a CIDA-accredited institution.

  • Must be in the 3rd or 4th year of undergraduate degree or in a master’s program.

Please note: We are looking for someone who is currently pursuing an Interior Design degree from an accredited school. If you have already graduated, please check our website for other full-time positions that might be more suitable for you.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Stantec was ranked the 5th most sustainable company in the world and the 1st in North America by Corporate Knights for our 2020 performance.

In February 2021, Stantec announced a pledge to be carbon neutral for 2022 and achieve operational net-zero by 2030.

Stantec has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity in 2021.

Stantec has been named by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers and America’s Best Employers for Women.

Primary Location : United States-Illinois-Chicago

Other Locations : United States-Ohio

Organization : BC-2227 Buildings-US North Central

Employee Status : Temporary

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : Yes, 20 % of the Time

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Sep 28, 2022, 3:14:06 PM

Req ID: 220003D4

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans