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Graduate Intern - Aviation Facilities & Infrastructure Architectural Design

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Port of Seattle


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🚀 Summer Internship


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Summer Internship

Architecture & Urban Planning•Seattle


  • There are two (2) available positions for this opportunity, one summer internship, and one full year internship. These positions will work directly with the Facilities and Infrastructure (F&I) Architecture team to support the architectural review of a multi-billion dollar capital development at SEA and valuable insight into the details of aviation architecture. This position provides a unique opportunity to understand the “owner’s” perspective including exposure to current projects in all phases of design and construction and the nationally recognized architecture firms working at SEA. The F&I Architecture team is involved in all types of design including signage, accessibility, and BIM. Tasks may include updating Architecture Guidelines and Standards, documenting current architectural conditions, materials or precedent research, supporting award-winning Accessibility Program, and supporting Asset Management and Signage program. These positions will be working with licensed architects and the time is eligible for NCARB AxP credits. 


  • A student:
  • You must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program or a recent graduate (< 1 year ago) of a graduate degree program related to Architecture.
  • Committed to Equity:
  • You will apply equity and exemplify shared values, behaviors, and practices in all aspects of the work. At the Port of Seattle, equity is a daily responsibility and a foundational expectation for all Port employees.
  • Technology:
  • You have knowledge of AutoCAD or drafting program, Adobe Creative Suite, specifically InDesign and Illustrator. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Bluebeam software. Knowledge Revit or other 3D software and/or GIS.
  • Organized and proactive:
  • You must have the ability to read construction drawings and understand basic drafting principles. You’re adept to listen well, ask questions, follow directions, and work independently for multiple hours at a time.
  • A communicator:
  • You possess strong analytical, organizational, time management skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desired:
  • We hope you have previous experience in an architecture firm or public agency. Exposure to design and/or construction process.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Architecture & Urban Planning


  • Support Architecture Guidelines and Standards updates including research, cross reference other standards or specifications, graphic design, photography, and documenting existing conditions.
  • Attend project meetings, job site walks, Architecture Design review meetings, and assist with meeting minutes.
  • Assisting with Accessibility Facility Audits and attend SEA Accessibility Advisory Committee Meetings.
  • Research record documents such as plans, specifications, submittals, and technical reports to verify existing infrastructure locations.
  • Support architecture library development including research, catalog new materials, and organize vendor meetings and continuing education events.
  • Support development of Architecture SharePoint site.
  • Support Asset Management asset verification with research, site walks, data/photo collection, and data entry.
  • Support SEA BIM program.


Work type

Part time

Work mode


Application deadline

Mar 11, 2024