PennDesign Sample Internships

Architecture (M.Arch)
Architecture (MEBD)
Architecture (PhD)
City and Regional Planning
Fine Arts
Historic Preservation

Landscape Architecture

Urban Spacial Analytics

The following are a sampling of internships held by PennDesign students since 2010. The lists below are compiled from the information reported by recent PennDesign graduates in our annual Career Plans Survey.

This list is meant to give current students examples of where previous students have interned, to help them in their own search for internship opportunities.  You can find more helpful information in the Resources by Career Field and Job and Internship Search sections of our website. 40 of the individual employers listed below attend the PennDesign Career Connection Day one or more years since 2010 --look for an asterix (*) to see which ones. Finally, be sure to look at our sample resumes and make an appointment with a career advisor if you want help putting together application materials.

Architecture (M.Arch)

Organization NameLocation
...XYZ Product Design (Internships)

Cape Town, South Africa

A+D Museum

Los Angeles, CA

Aedas
Hong Kong
AP Construction, Inc (Internships)Philadelphia, PA
Array Architects*
Boca Raton, FL
Atelier Jean Nouvel
Paris, France
Atkin Olshin Schade Architects
Philadelphia, PA
Bechtel Frank Erickson Architects
Lexington, MA
BNP Associates, Inc
Brookfield, CT
Brawer & Hauptman Architects
Philadelphia, PA
BOFFO Building Fashion (Internships)New York, NY
Buro Ole Scheeren (Internships)Beijing, China
Cecil Baker + Partners Architects
Philadelphia, PA
Chatham Bay Group
Wilmington, DE
City of Anaheim (Internships)Anaheim, CA
Cooper, Robertson and Partners
New York, NY
CuetoKearney Design
Swarthmore, PA
davidclovers
Hong Kong, China
del Campo Manniger Architects
Shanghai, China
DIGSAU
Philadelphia, PA
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
New York, NY
Erdy McHenry Architecture
Philadelphia, PA
Ewing Cole*
Philadelphia, PA

Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust, Inc

Philadelphia, PA
Fentress Architects*
Denver, CO
Gensler* (Internships)Chicago, IL
Los Angeles, CA
Gradient Design             
Brooklyn, NY
GRAFT
Los Angeles, CA
Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company
Norfolk, VA
Handel Architects
New York, NY
hass cook zemmrich
Stuttgart, Germany
HKS Architects (Internships)Salt Lake City, UT
Holabird & Root
Chicago, IL
Hugh Dutton Associates
New York, NY
HWKN (Internships)New York, NY
Interface Studio Architects
Philadelphia, PA
Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects
New York, NY
Jenny Sabin Studio
Philadelphia, PA
John Milner Architects
Philadelphia, PA
Kengo Kuma and Associates
Tokyo, Japan
KieranTimberlake
Philadelphia, PA
Kilo Architectures
Paris, France
Kohn Pedersen Fox*
London, United Kingdom
Kokkugia (Internships)New York, NY
Shanghai, China
Kruhly Architects*
Philadelphia, PA
KSS Architects* (Internships)Philadelphia, PA
Lekker
Singapore
Leo Burnett (Internships)Chicago, IL
MAD Architects (Internships)Beijing, China
Metropolitan Valuation Services
New York, NY
Materials Conservation
Philadelphia, PA
MODU (formerly Phu Hoang Studio)New York, NY
Mount Airy (Internships)Philadelphia, PA
NextFab Studio (Internships)Philadelphia, PA
Normal Architecture Office
Philadelphia, PA
OLIN* (Internships)Philadelphia, PA
Otto Design Group
Philadelphia, PA
Parallel Design Partnership
New York, NY
PennDesign
Philadelphia, PA
PennPraxis (Internships)Philadelphia, PA
Perkins Eastman* (Internships)New York, NY
Perkins + Will* (Internships)
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
Philadelphia Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority*
Philadelphia, PA
Pixelcraft, Inc
Philadelphia, PA
Port Authority of NY and NJ
Jersey City, NJ
project space
New York, NY
RD Rice Construction
New York, NY
The Reinvestment Fund (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Samoo Architects & Engineers*
Seoul, South Korea
Shalom Baranes Associates
Washington, DC
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP* (Internships)
New York, NY
Snøhetta
New York, NY
Sou Fujimoto Architects
Tokyo, Japan
The Steven Leach Group
Bangkok, Thailand
Studio Andrew Todd
Paris, France
STUDIOS Architecture
New York, NY
su11
New York, NY
Tantillo Architecture
Philadelphia, PA
Taylor Lombardo Architects
Philadelphia, PA
Tolila + Gilliand (Internships)
Paris, France
Tono Architects
Lancaster, PA
Toro Ferrer Arquitectos
San Juan, Puerto Rico
University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, TC Chan Center
Philadelphia, PA
VSBA Architects and Planners*
Philadelphia, PA
Walt Disney Imagineering (Internship)
Glendale, CA
Weiss/Manfredi*
New York, NY
Work Architecture Company (Internship)
New York, NY
Yost Grube Hall
Portland, OR
Z A Architects
New York, NY
Zimmer Gunsul Fransa Architects

Seattle, WA

Architecture (mebd)

Organization Name
Location
Ballinger*
Philadelphia, PA
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
TC Chan Center, PennDesign
Philadelphia, PA

Architecture (PhD)

Organization Name
Location
Clemson University School of Architecture
Clemson, SC
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

City and Regional Planning

Organization Name
Location
AECOM* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Amtrak
Washington, DC
Andropogon Associates
Philadelphia, PA
Applied Real Estate Analysis, Inc
Chicago, IL
Arcadia Land Company
Haverford, PA
Ashkoa Mexico and Central America
Mexico City, Mexico
AvalonBay Communities
Woodbridge, NJ
Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Brandywine Conservancy (Internships)
Chadds Ford, PA
Brookfield Office Properties
New York, NY
Brown & Keener
Philadelphia, PA
Buck Hill Falls Company
Buck Hill Falls, PA
Campus Apartments
Philadelphia, PA
China Overseas Holdings Ltd.
Shenzhen, China
Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group
New Delhi, India
City of Binghamton, Department of Planning, Housing, & Community Development (Internships)
Binghamton, NY
City of Chicago, Mayor's Office (Internships)
Chicago, IL
City of Ketchum, Planning Division (Internships)
Ketchum, ID
City of New Rochelle (Internships)
New Rochelle, NY
City of Philadelphia, Department of Commerce
Philadelphia, PA
City of Philadelphia, Department of Public Health
Philadelphia, PA
City of Philadelphia, Mayor's Office of Sustainability*
Philadelphia, PA
City of Philadelphia, Mayor's Office of Transportation and Utilities*
Philadelphia, PA
City of Philadelphia, Office of Deputy Mayor for Economic Development
Philadelphia, PA
City Parks Association
Philadelphia, PA
Clean Air Council
Philadelphia, PA
Coopers Ferry Partnership*
Camden, NJ
Criterion Real Estate Capital
New York, NY
Danny Forster Design Studio
New York, NY
Delaware River City Corporation
Philadelphia, PA
Delaware River Waterfront Corporation
Philadelphia, PA
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Diamond and Associates*
Philadelphia, PA
District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund
Philadelphia, PA
Downtown Brooklyn Partnership
Brooklyn, NY
Doyle Real Estate Advisors*
Philadelphia, PA
Eastdil Secured
Santa Monica, CA
Ecological, LLC
New York, NY
Economy League of Greater Philadelphia (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Econsult Solutions
Philadelphia, PA
EMBARQ India
New Delhi, India
Endurance Real Estate Group, LLC
Bala Cynwyd, PA
The Food Trust (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Fundacion Metropoli
Madrid, Spain
Gensler* (Internships)
Washington, DC
Group Melvin Design
Woodbury, NJ
HNTB (Internships)
Worldwide
HR&A Advisors
New York, NY
Intelligent Transportation Society of America
Washington, DC
Interface Studio, LLC
Philadelphia, PA
International Peace and Cooperation Center (Internships)
Jerusalem, Israel
Jones Lang LaSalle* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
KTR Capital Partners
Conshohocken, PA
L+M Development Partners
New York, NY
New Orleans, LA
Lawrence CommunityWorks
Lawrence, MA
Local Initiatives Support Corporation
Washington, DC
Logan Community Development Corporation
Philadelphia, PA
The McDevitt Company*
Philadelphia, PA
Metropolitan Planning Council
Chicago, IL
Mitsubishi Corporation
Hanoi, Vietnam
Montgomery County Planning Commission
Norristown, PA
Mount Airy (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Municipal Art Society (Internships)
New York, NY
Nanjing Shuangri Information & Technology Co. Ltd.
Nanjing, China
National Development Council
Philadelphia, PA
National Geo-Spatial Intelligence Agency
Springfield, VA
National Hospitality Holdings, LLC
Wynnewood, PA
Nationalities Service Center
Philadelphia, PA
Neighborhood Bike Works
Philadelphia, PA
Nelson/Nygaard (Internships)
Boston, MA
New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (Internships)New York, NY
New York City Department of City Planning
New York, NY
O2 Planning & Design*
Calgary, Canada
OLIN* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Parsons Brinkerhoff
Philadelphia, PA
Pace Suburban Bus Service (Internships)
Arlington Heights, IL
PennDesign, Department of City and Regional Planning
Philadelphia, PA
PennPraxis (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Pennrose Properties
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Downtown Center
Harrisburg, PA
Pennsylvania Environmental Council*
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust
Philadelphia, PA
People's Emergency Center
Philadelphia, PA
PN Hoffman
Washington, DC
Philadelphia City Planning Commission* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Commerce Department
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation*
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Office of Transportation and Infrastructure Systems
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority*
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission
Philadelphia, PA
Planetizen
Los Angeles, CA
Port Authority of NY and NJ
New York, NY
Port of San Francisco (Internships)
San Francisco, CA
The Prince's Foundation for Building Community
Beijing, China
RCLCO* (Internships)
Bethesda, MD
Redgate Associates
Boston, MA
Real Estate Strategies, Inc
Paoli, PA
Real Property Capital, Inc
Ambler, PA
The Reinvestment Fund (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Research for Action (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Resources for Community Development
Berkeley, CA
Reynolds Companies
Atlanta, GA
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Philadelphia, PA
RPM Development
Camden, NJ
Sam Schwartz Engineering (Internships)
New York, NY
San Francisco City Planning Department (Internships)
San Francisco, CA
Scenic Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Solo Real Estate
Philadelphia, PA
South of South Neighborhood Association
Philadelphia, PA
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
Philadelphia, PA
Squaw Valley Real Estate
Olympic Valley, CA
Transportation Resource Associates (TRA)*
Philadelphia, PA
Town of Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head, SC
U3 Ventures
Philadelphia, PA
United Nations (Internships)
San Jose, Costa Rica
University City District
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Facilities and Real Estate Services*
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Urban Research
Philadelphia, PA
Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
URS Corporation (Internships)
Oakland, CA
Vermont Housing & Conservation Board
Montpelier, VT
Wallace Roberts and Todd (WRT)*
Philadelphia, PA
The Wharton School, Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership
Philadelphia, PA
The Wharton School, International Housing Finance Network
Philadelphia, PA
World Monuments Fund
New York, NY
Lima, Peru
Zillow
Seattle, WA

Fine Arts

Organization Name
Location
Institute of Contemporary Art
Philadelphia, PA
PennDesign, Fine Arts Department
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Philadelphia, PA
Urban Nutrition Initiative
Philadelphia, PA
The Woodlands Cemetery, Mansion and Historic Landscape
Philadelphia, PA

Historic Preservation

Organization Name
Location
Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners, LLP
New York, NY
Board of the Concord School House and Upper Burying Grounds
Philadelphia, PA
Building Conservation Associates
New York, NY
Chinati Foundation (Internships)
Marfa, TX
Dan Lepore and Sons Company
Conshohocken, PA
Drexel University, Academy of Natural Sciences
Philadelphia, PA
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA
Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust, Inc
Philadelphia, PA
Fallingwater, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Mill Run, PA
Hedgehog Holdings, LLC
Raleigh, NC
Heritage Consulting, Inc*
Philadelphia, PA
Independence National Historical Park (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
JVA Consulting Engineers
Boulder, CO
KieranTimberlake
Cambridge, MA
Philadelphia, PA
Kreilick Conservation, LLC
Oreland, PA
Lower Merion Conservancy (Internships)
Lower Merion, PA
Maine Preservation
Yarmouth, ME
Materials Conservation
Philadelphia, PA
Mesa Verde National Park (Internships)
Mesa Verde, CO
National Park Service (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Opa-locka Community Development Corporation
Opa-locka, FL
Penn Architectural Conservation Laboratory
Turkey
Partners for Sacred Places*
Philadelphia, PA
Peoples Emergency Center
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia City Planning Commission* (Internship)
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA
Preservation Alliance
Philadelphia, PA
Saint Gaudens National Historic Site (Internships)
Cornish, NH
Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development
Seattle, WA
Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill LLP* (Internships)
New York, NY
Stokes Architecture
Philadelphia, PA
Thomason and Associates
Nashville, TN
UCI Architects, Inc
Philadelphia, PA
University of Jordan
Amman, Jordan
University of Pennsylvania, Architectural Conservation Laboratory
Philadelphia, PA
Helena, MT
University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Philadelphia, PA
The Wagner Free Institute of Science of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Wakefield Estate (Internships)
Milton, MA
The Woodlands Trust for Historic Preservation
Philadelphia, PA
World Monuments Fund
Lima, Peru

Landscape Architecture

Organization Name
Location
AECOM* (Internships)
Beijing, China
Andropogon Associates
Philadelphia, PA
Archi-tectonics
New York, NY
Atelier Jean Nouvel
Paris, France
Aub�ck & K�r�sz
Vienna, Austria
Ayers Saint Gross Architects + Planners
Baltimore, MD
Balmori Associates
New York, NY
BDG Architects
Long Beach, CA
Brown and Keener
Philadelphia, PA
Christopher Counts Studio
New York, NY
Citigroup
Tokyo, Japan
CMG Landscape Architects
San Francisco, CA
Coen + Partners
Minneapolis, MN
Core Studio Design
Baltimore, MD
Fallingwater, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy
Mill Run, PA
Jacobs
Atlanta, GA
Gensler
New York, NY
gmp Architekten
Beijing, China
Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center
Brooklyn, NY
Hargreaves Associates (Internships)
San Francisco, CA
James Corner Field Operations
New York, NY
Kiyasa Corporation
Santa Clara, CA
Landscape Architecture Bureau (LAB)*
Washington, DC
McKinsey & Company
Tokyo, Japan
Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates
Brooklyn, NY
Miranda Brooks Landscape Design
New York, NY
National Park Service (Internships)
Washington, DC
New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (Internships)
New York, NY
O2 Planning & Design*
Calgary, Canada
OLIN* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Environmental Council*
Philadelphia, PA
Pennsylvania Horticultural Society* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Perkins Eastman* (Internships)
New York, NY
Philadelphia Water Department
Philadelphia, PA
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (Internships)
Newark, NJ
RGR Landscape
New York, NY
Sasaki Associates
Watertown, MA
SCAPE Studio
New York, NY
Scout Ltd.
Philadelphia, PA
Sikora Wells Appel*
Philadelphia, PA
SmithGroup JJR (Internships)
Ann Arbor, MI
Studio Link-Arc
New York, NY
SWA Group* (Internships)
Houston, TX
Laguna Beach, CA
Sausalito, CA
TOPOTEK 1
Berlin, Grmany
Turenscape
Beijing, China
Valentien Design Group
Shanhai, China
Wallace, Roberts & Todd
Philadelphia, PA
Wissahickon Restoration Volunteers
Philadelphia, PA

Urban Spatial Analytics

Organization Name
Location
AECOM
Philadelphia, PA
Azavea
Philadelphia, PA
Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC)* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Econsult Corporation*
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia City Planning Commission* (Internships)
Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority*
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Philadelphia, PA
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
Wharton Geospatial Lab
Philadelphia, PA