Architectural Student Intern (Summer 2019)

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Do you also find yourself coming up with new ways to approach challenges? If you are inspired by developing new ideas, then you might be the person we are looking for. We believe that in order to succeed as a business, we have to develop new ways of thinking and doing things. That is why we encourage our employees to engage in creative problem-solving. We challenge them and then give them the freedom to explore ideas. We encourage our employees to be creative. If you are looking for an environment that will help your creativity to flourish, check us out.



Ready to advance your education and have a hands on learning opportunity? Parsons is now accepting applications for an Architectural Student Intern to join our team in Pasadena, CA. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your willingness to work hard, will propel your career and future opportunities forward.


We need our interns to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills. In this role, you will be under close supervision of licensed Architects, and complete simple routine architectural or interior design support assignments. Assignments are designed to develop a practical knowledge of architectural and/or interior design standards, practices, and techniques.

Let’s talk about what you will be doing.
  • You will assist with space planning and long-range planning.
  • Assist with writing Scope of Work packages for architectural requirements.
  • Utilize a CAD workstation to prepare basic architectural drawings (Revit, Photoshop, Rhino, etc.).
  • Correct simple red-lined architectural drawings within parameters set by others (Revit).
  • Compile data and perform dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.
  • Complete basic sketches and layouts as directed.
  • Ask questions and learn about real world application of your academic skills.
  • Make new friends and industry contacts.

  •  Fourth or fifth-year students enrolled in architectural curriculum at an accredited college or university.
  • 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Familiarity with Revit, AutoCAD, Graphics and PC software packages typically associated with architectural and interior design.
  • Motivated and self-directed.


Parsons has been a leader, innovator, and change agent for 75 years. Over this period, our industry has undergone continual change and we have been, and continue to be, proactive in taking advantage of the opportunities presented by change. The pace of adaptation of transformational technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud computing, robotics, and big data analytics in our markets offers Parsons exciting opportunities to solve complex challenges for our customers in new and different ways.


Ready to become one of our interns?


Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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