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🚀 Internship

Urban Design Intern - Summer 2024

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WSP

14d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

Portland

AI generated summary

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Urban Planning or related Undergraduate program, demonstrated interest in the field, strong communication skills, ability to take direction, basic technical proficiency, adherence to workplace safety policies, authorization to work in the US, preferred: experience with Adobe Software, SketchUp, and/or Rhino, and prior internship/leadership involvement.
  • The Urban Design Intern will provide support in various planning and design tasks, including research, analysis, graphics, and documentation, while developing technical, social, and ethical skills.

Summer Internship

DesignPortland

Description

  • Nationally recognized as a Top 100 Internship Program, WSP USA hosts hundreds of interns across the United States to gain hands-on, meaningful work experience to enhance their education and professional aptitude. Our interns gain exposure to real projects while working side by side with senior staff. Through our Developing Professionals Network, interns gain mentorship, networking opportunities and lifelong career connections.
  • Our Urban Planning Team is seeking an Urban Design Intern to work out of our Portland, OR office. 

Requirements

  • Actively enrolled in an accredited Urban Planning or related Undergraduate program.
  • Demonstrated interest in Urban Planning or related field and have a strong desire to advance skills related to WSP’s work and projects.
  • Competent interpersonal and communication skills when interacting with others, expressing ideas effectively and professionally to an engineering and non-engineering audience.
  • Capable of taking direction from leadership, mentors, and managers to executive projects.
  • Basic proficiency with technical writing, office automation, software, spreadsheets, technology, and tools.
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies.
  • Authorization to work in the United States at the start of the internship
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using Adobe Software, SketchUp, and/or Rhino.
  • Prior internship and leadership involvement on campus

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Undergraduate

Area of Responsibilities

Design

Responsibilities

  • Support a variety of Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design tasks with the goal to develop technical, social, and ethical skills.
  • Learn basic principles of Planning, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design.
  • Assist with three-dimensional thinking, project research, field work, analysis, graphics, visualization, and writing.
  • Assist in collecting and maintaining project documentation.
  • Complete training on assigned tasks.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Portland