Job Description and Responsibilities
Job Title: Intern
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position Description Summary:
J|D Internships are typically three months and individuals should be pursuing, at least, a Bachelor’s degree in one of the core education areas listed: Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Aviation Management/Science, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Graphic Design, or any other related field.
Essential Function(s) of the Position:
J|D is seeking individuals with excellent organizational, technical, written, and verbal communication skills and who have interest in design, planning and consulting for airports and the aviation industry. Candidates should be self-motivated and have the capacity to work creatively within a highly motivated staff of consultants. The internship will include a semester/summer length (up to 3 months) of employment or required internship hours to interns.
Internship opportunities are available at the following locations:
Los Angeles, California
Metro Detroit (see specific internship details below for this location)
Required Qualifications for this location is as follows:
1. Recent graduates or individuals in their final year of schooling
2. Architecture or Interior Architecture background
3. Proficiency in a variety of software, including: Adobe, Autodesk, Sketchup and Microsoft programs
4. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
5. High attention to detail with a keen eye for interior design, fabrics, space planning, and graphics
6. Time management skills with ability to deliver and meet goals on deadline
7. Exceptional customer service skills with a passion to provide solutions
Specific Responsibilities and Duties for this location is as follows:
1. Space Planning
2. Create floor plans, sections, and elevations of concepts
3. Contacting vendors and obtaining quotes
4. Selecting materials and furniture efficiently and logically
5. Perform field verifications, conduct product inventory and product research
6. Produce preliminary design concepts and ideas
7. Manage project hours
8. General Office duties
Education and Experience:
Must be pursuing or at least obtain a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Aviation Management/Science, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Graphic Design, or any other related field.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Above average communication skills, both oral and written.
2. Ability to self-motivate.
3. Above average presentation skills.
4. Excellent computer skills; thorough understanding of Microsoft Office suite.
5. Proficient technical skills related to specific firm software and hardware needs (CAD, professional graphical production, marketing, computer aided - simulation, financial analysis, etc.)
6. Ability to work within a structured environment with set expectations.
7. Ability to complete assigned tasks without deviation from established approvals.
8. Ability to come up with creative ways to complete assigned tasks within established guidelines and supervisor approval.
9. Ability to learn new skills and abilities through on the job training
10. Attention to detail with respect to quality standards.
11. Ability to interact in group settings, using judgement and discretion, to always represent the firm in the desired manner.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must be able to accomplish in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit for long periods of time, bend, use hands to manipulate (type), talk and hear; walk; sit, and lift or move no more than ten (10) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral visions, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this position, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information, and documents; analyze and solve problems, use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; work under deadlines with occasional interruptions, and interact with staff and other organizations.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Primarily in an office environment.
Position reports to Business Unit or Practice Area Leader, or other Senior Management as identified during the hiring or annual review process.