NAC Architects Summer Internship – Los Angeles


Intern – has not yet completed a 4-year architectural degree and has less than one year experience. Develops design and technical solutions under the supervision of a design professional.


Essential Functions:

  • Ability to accurately perform field verification of existing conditions.
  • Proficient in 3D model creation.
  • Perform tasks in conceptual design.
  • Create construction/permit documents.
  • Research building codes.
  • Research permits and performs coordination.
  • Assist in coordination with consultants, contractors, and Live Design meetings.
  • Actively produce high-level tasks and deliverables on multiple projects.
  • Work within billing efficiency rates, maximizing quality and efficiency in assigned tasks.
  • Follow and capture intended design vision of the project.


  • Ability to interpret architectural drawings
  • Proficiency in Revit and AutoCAD is preferrable
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suites required such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Proficiency with Sketchup and Rhino preferred. Lumion, Enscape, and V-Ray is a plus
  • Strong organizational skills, self-motivated and effective under pressure
  • Knowledgeable of industry terminology and standard construction methods / materials preferred
  • Intuitive visual discrimination and extra attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Certification Requirements

  • None

Supervisory Requirements

  • None

Work Environment

  • This position operates in a professional open office environment with low to moderate noise levels including collaborative work areas for team meetings. Each office provides collaborative work areas and shared resources such as video conferencing, printing/scanning, and a café for dining. Building construction sites may include varying temperatures, wind, dust, and noise levels and may include hazardous and dirty conditions.

Physical Demands

  • Hand/Wrist/Finger dexterity for 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week
  • Ability to lift a set of construction documents
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time

Position/Hours expected to work

  • This is a full-time position with the expectation of working 40 hours per week


  • None

Required Education and Experience

  • In progress at completing a Bachelor of Science in Architecture or Bachelor of Architecture degree from an accredited university preferred
  • Master of Architecture preferred
  • Entry level, minimal experience required

Work Authorization

  • Sponsorship may be considered
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