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Current Student Opportunities
Student Intern – BKV Group
The Student Intern is responsible for assisting project teams by completing a variety of tasks while learning in a collaborative team-based environment. This role is based in our Minneapolis practice site.
Experience & Education:
Candidates must be enrolled in an academic Interior Design program. This position requires at least a 16-29 hour per week time commitment.
Basic knowledge of REVIT, Adobe CS5, and Microsoft Office required. Must have the ability to write reports and business correspondence. Must possess excellent organizational and time management skills. Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, client and the general public. Must be fluent in reading, writing and speaking the English language.
- Manages the filing and organization of the resource library and schedules all meetings with industry product reps.
- Assist with general office organizing or improvements.
- Drafting using Revit.
- Creating 3D computer models using Revit or similar modeling Assist team members with presentation materials specifications.
- Render project elevations or perspectives using Photoshop, Revit or similar rendering programs Assist with industry research projects, studies or whitepapers.
- Receives direction from Interior Design team members based on project task.
BKV Group is a design firm providing a full complement of architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, and construction administration services. Since 1978, BKV Group has grown from a sole proprietorship into a diverse partnership with practice sites in Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, and Washington, D.C., serving clients locally and nationally. At this juncture in our firm’s evolution, BKV Group is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as a Student Intern for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.
Are you a fit for this role? Applicants must submit a comprehensive portfolio (PDF of no more than 5MB) of your work and website to be considered for this position, along
with a resume and cover letter. Please note your name, your desired position and
office location in the email subject line. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Summer Intern Interior Design – Pope Architects
Student Summer Intern Interior Design
We are seeking a second or third year Interior Design Student Intern to work with our Interior Design team in a supporting role. This position is temporary and full-time during the summer, a minimum of forty hours per week. Working with our design team will give you the opportunity to collaborate on projects with other designers, use Revit in the preparation of documentation, and communicate with product representatives. Someone with a positive attitude, passion about interior design, and a desire to learn and grow would be the ideal candidate for this position. This position has a June start date.
- Assist interior designers with development and documentation of design solutions
- Maintain the interior design material library
- Aid with the production of presentation boards
- Create digital interior renderings
Skills and Competencies:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Works well both independently and in a team setting
- Revit knowledge required
- SketchUp and Photoshop knowledge preferred
- Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with guidance
Education and Experience:
Working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, 2nd or 3rd year student preferred
About Pope Architects:
Located midway between Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN we are an architectural and interior design firm focused on the design of Healthcare, Commercial, Community, Senior Living, and Multi-Family Housing customers nationally. We are unique, fun, hard-working and energetic, and we enjoy making our environment a welcoming place for clients to visit and an enriching place for staff to work. We believe in doing great work and having fun while doing it! To learn more about our firm please visit our website – www.popearch.com AA/E.O.E
Please forward referral resumes to Karen Oldenborg in Human Resources or email to email@example.com.
Apply for a Student Grant HERE
IIDA Northland Student Grant
IIDA Northland aims to enable and empower the future designers of the North with programming and opportunities to develop and grow. This grant gives current student members an opportunity to think critically about interior design in an uncertain world. $2,000 grants will be offered to up to five students.
Diversity in Design Scholarship
Interior Architects is offering up to $5,000 in individual scholarships to support diversity and inclusion in design. To apply, submit a 500-word essay that expresses your point of view on the world of design through different lenses, and how diversity and innovation are interrelated.