College Internship - Summer 2022


BRIC leverages our partnerships with clients, educators, and industry partners to assist each student in identifying and pursuing opportunities leading to unique paths to career success. This internship will provide a wide range of experiences for students to learn from established professionals and contribute to our work. Opportunities will include attending meetings with project teams & clients, site visits, community engagement activities, project-based design & documentation, independent research, and mentoring opportunities.


We strive to identify and support students who can communicate ideas utilizing graphics, artwork, and writing; articulate and reflect on compelling and formative stories; and demonstrate a passion and curiosity about a variety of ideas.

Application Process

Please send a cover letter, resume/CV, and representative samples of creative or analytical work. Material may be sent via PDF attachment but should not exceed 15MB in size. Link to a website showcasing a candidate’s work should be supplementary to the PDF attachment. When presenting collaborative work, please indicate your role(s) and contributions. Material should be emailed to: We will review applications on an ongoing basis. This is a full-time, paid summer internship of at least 10 weeks, beginning June 2022 and extending through August 2022. This internship is a blend of remote and in-person work and collaboration, in line with State safety protocols. BRIC is open to discussing ways to remove barriers or burdens related to relocation to Portland.

BRIC is a community-focused architecture firm that works alongside students, educators, and local stakeholders to engage in authentic, value-driven conversations. Building Relationships and Inspiring Communities are more than the words of our firm name, they are central to how we approach every project. Our work is inherently collaborative; we champion processes that encourage diverse voices – especially those of the historically underserved – to come to the table, share their thoughts, and co-create comprehensive design solutions. This approach to educational planning, design, and community engagement reflects our commitment to dismantling biases that pervade the architecture industry. We partner with our clients to examine long-standing assumptions, reimagine existing buildings, and plan for innovative new facilities that inspire a more humane and just world. Together, we’re designing safe, equitable, and sustainable environments that empower learners to change the world.

BRIC Architecture, Inc. is Oregon’s largest WBE-certified architecture firm (WBE #11900).

BRIC is proud to embrace a holistic approach to staff wellness. We ensure our team has the resources they need to strive professionally and personally. Our collection of benefits include - but are not limited to - the following:

Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision Insurance
Life insurance, long term and short term disability insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
Traditional and Roth 401(k) with Matching and Profit Sharing Contribution
Paid Parental Leave Policy
Licensing Support
Continuing Education Opportunities
Gym Membership or Similar Reimbursement Program
Bike and Shower Rooms

People here love the work they do, care deeply about each other and have the opportunity to contribute greatly to the world through their work.

How to Apply

Please refer to the description above for specific application instructions. Application material should be emailed to:

BRIC office in Portland, OR

Listening is one of the most important elements of our process – we can’t wait to hear from you!