WAAC Job Board
Jobs and Internships at Local Firms

The WAAC provides this job board as a convenience to its students and recent alumni. We do not endorse or recommend employers, nor do we make any guarantees regarding the accuracy of the following postings. The WAAC is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions, or other aspects of employment. Please exercise due diligence when applying to any position.

If you are a prospective employer who would like to advertise an open position on this board, please contact Stephanie Woodson at rwsteph@vt.edu for more information. We do not post advertisements for gigs/contract work on this website – only part-time to full-time jobs and internships in relevant fields. We reserve the right to refuse any posting for any reason.

Sutton Yantis Associates Architects

Posted February 25, 2020
Sutton Yantis Associates Architects
8300 Boone Blvd, Suite 750
Vienna, VA 22182

Intern
Flexible Hours
Begins Summer 2020

Sutton Yantis Associates Architects, a well-established, award-winning architecture firm in Tysons, VA is seeking a student for an intern position. Must be fluent in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop. Please submit your resume to Teri Yantis at SuttonYantisArch@syaa.com.

KTGY Group Inc.

Posted February 7, 2020
KTGY Group Inc.
8609 Westwood Center Drive, Suite 600
Tysons, VA 22182

Project Associate, High Density
Part-Time, Less than 30 Hours per Week
Immediate

The High Density studio is seeking a project associate who is excited to launch their architectural career. Working in Revit, the project associate will focus on residential and mixed-use projects. You will need to be familiar with wood construction, as well as building codes and regulations, allowing you to confidently apply them. If you are artistic, eager to learn new things, and looking to start with a company that nurtures creativity, see below for more information.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Entry-level position: no minimum years of experience required
  • Accuracy and orientation to detail
  • Ability to research and learn various codes and ordinances
  • Good graphical skills and ability to communicate graphically
  • 4-year architecture degree and/or equivalent education and experience
  • Basic understanding of building codes, including national, state, and local codes
  • Basic proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit; SketchUp; Adobe Suite; and MS Office

Apply here or contact Julie Lagunas at jlagunas@ktgy.com.

Cathleen Curtin Architects, LLC

Posted January 9, 2020
Cathleen Curtin Architects, LLC
501 Princess Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Intern/Architectural Associate
Part-Time, 20 Hours per Week
Immediate

Our award-winning Old Town practice specializing in custom single family residential design, renovations, and additions is seeking a highly organized individual, fluent in English, to assist the principal in all project phases. This is a great position for an individual seeking to expand their architectural experience in a small office. There will be opportunities to manage projects with the principal lead from the schematic stage to construction administration. Reasonably flexible on work hours.

3D and Revit 2019 skills are required, while construction knowledge and document prep experience are a plus. Some telecommuting will be permitted depending on skill level and abilities. Apply to cathleen@cathleencurtinarchitects.com.

Precision Property Measurements

Posted January 6, 2020
Precision Property Measurements
3626 E Pacific Coast Highway, 2nd Floor
Long Beach, CA 90804

Regional Director (DC Area)
Full-Time, 40 Hours per Week
Begins April 1, 2020

PPM is seeking a regional director for its upcoming new location in the DC metro area. For the full posting and a link to apply, please see ppmco.net/about/employment-opportunities/regional-director-job-opportunity-washington-dc.

aRKitects, PLLC

Posted December 18, 2019
aRKitects, PLLC
2105 Russell Road
Alexandria, VA 22301

Student Intern
Part-Time
Immediate

We are in need of a student intern to develop a marketing proposal using Adobe InDesign CS5, effective immediately. The candidate must be fluent in Adobe InDesign CS5

Our office is located 2 miles from the WAAC and less than 1.5 miles from the King and Braddock Road Metro stations. Please send a work sample to ruthkockler@comcast.net. Refer to “Student Intern” in the subject line, and please limit email size to 2 MB.

Nahra Design Group

Posted December 16, 2019
Nahra Design Group
7059 Blair Road NW, Suite 104
Washington, DC 20012

Designer
Full-Time
Immediate

Nahra Design Group seeks an outstanding design professional to join our team. As a full-time designer at Nahra, you will wear many hats and experience the broad range of opportunities afforded by the design profession. You will have the opportunity to combine your creativity and technical knowledge and produce great spaces for great clients. The designer will complete architectural and interior design tasks on a variety of building typologies, including all phases of the design and construction process; participate in conceptual design proposals to clients; make material and furniture selections; produce drawings, sketches, renderings, diagrams, digital presentations, and other media; provide design support and documentation; collaborate with outside consultants (engineers) and product representatives; have direct contact with clients; take responsibility for project deliverables; and work directly with general contractors and firm leadership.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or interior design from an accredited school. Master’s degree preferred for architecture applicants
  • 2-5 years of experience or completion of commensurate internships
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Suite, MS Office, and other modeling software programs
  • Strong design proficiency as demonstrated in a portfolio
  • Ability to visually communicate design ideas with strong graphic & rendering skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and supervise or mentor others
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines

Interested and qualified applicants should submit a resume, portfolio of work samples, and references to contact@nahradesign.com.

Hayes Design Group Architects

Posted December 16, 2019
Hayes Design Group Architects
100 Ryan Court, Suite 11
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Summer Intern (Temporary Position)
Full-Time or Part-Time
Begins Summer 2020

HDG Architects is seeking a Summer Intern. The position is available for the summer of 2020, and would allow one to experience a variety of projects and begin building a technical foundation. In this position, the architectural intern will assist the design team in all aspects of projects and also provide administrative support to the firm. This person will experience the full breadth of the office from assisting the principals with marketing to assisting the architectural designers with drafting. Candidates should meet the following criteria: must be a fourth- or fifth-year student (currently enrolled) and experienced with Revit. This is a paid internship.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to architects@hayesdesign.com.

Hayes Design Group Architects

Posted December 16, 2019
Hayes Design Group Architects
100 Ryan Court, Suite 11
Pittsburgh, PA 15205

Architectural Designer
Full-Time
Immediate

HDG Architects is seeking a motivated individual to assist with the preparation of architectural projects from initial programming through construction administration. Requirements of this position include: an accredited B.Arch or M.Arch degree; Revit proficiency; and 0-5 years of working experience in schematic design through construction administration phases. Registration is not required.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, small sample of Revit work (PDF), and references to architects@hayesdesign.com.

Cole & Denny Architects

Posted November 11, 2019
Cole & Denny Architects
333 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Intern
Part-Time or Full-Time
Immediate

Cole & Denny Architects in Old Town Alexandria has an immediate opening for a part-time or full-time architectural drafting position. This position requires experience with Revit and, preferably, some prior experience with architectural office procedures. Duties will include project production and drafting, field survey work, and other activities related to the profession.

Candidates must have:

  • CAD skills
  • Revit experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong work habits with an appreciation for quality, accuracy, and productivity

As a small organization, we work in all aspects of the architecture profession; we have a diversified workflow and a pleasant work environment with excellent benefits. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and work sample(s) to careers@coleanddenny.com.