Sustainability Intern - Architecture / Engineering - Winter 2021

BRIC Architecture seeks to identify and establish long-term relationships with sustainability-minded students who are currently enrolled in an accredited professional degree program for architecture or engineering. An ideal candidate would be detail-focused, able to articulate ideas clearly with graphics and writing, and would present a demonstrated interest in sustainability and some familiarity with energy modeling.

Candidates should send a statement of interest, resume/CV, and representative samples of work or research. Material may be sent via PDF attachment, not-to exceed 15MB in size. A website showcasing prospective candidates’ work is also acceptable. When presenting collaborative work, candidates should indicate their role(s) and contributions. Material should be emailed to:

Applications will be accepted until December 4, 2020.

We will review applications on an ongoing basis and anticipate holding interviews via Zoom during the weeks of December 9th and 16th. Applications without samples of work will not be considered.

This is a part-time, paid internship beginning January 2021 and lasting 12 weeks, with a minimum of 10 hours worked a week.

About Our Firm
BRIC Architecture is a community-focused architecture firm located in Portland, Oregon. We collaboratively and enthusiastically champions design that transforms our learning environments, inspires students and educators, and excites community partners. BRIC is committed to identifying and dismantling biases that pervade the architecture industry, with the goal of building a collective of diverse voices and experiences. Together, we see each project as an opportunity to develop innovative solutions that inspire learners to change the world.

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As a women-owned firm and Oregon’s largest WBE-certified architecture firm, our commitment to inclusivity is rooted in our founding leadership structure and permeates through all the other levels of our firm. Our diverse team of 46 professionals is as invested in their work as they are in the people around them – both in the office and in the community. As a result, we’re proud to be recognized as one of the Oregonian’s Top Workplaces.

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

Candidates should send their resumé, cover letter, representative samples of work, and a statement of interest to

BRIC office in Portland, OR

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