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Hiring: Intern Architect
<span class="custom-text-variable-c372f618-3e61-489d-91d2-70780d86ba9e" style="color:inherit;display:inline-block"><span style="color:rgba(21, 57, 146, 1)">Hiring: Intern Architect</span></span>

Location: Seattle, WA

Job Type: On-Site

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About the Firm

RDH has grown through our commitment to excellence in the building industry. From a single office in Vancouver, we’ve become a truly national and international firm, but our core values have never changed. In 2015, we officially added “Building Science” to our name to become RDH Building Science Inc. For us, building science underpins everything that we do: we see it as an area of professional practice that integrates building physics with the art of design and the practical challenges of construction. As we move into the future, we will continue to develop, rely on, and share the science of buildings.

Job Description

Intern architects will work under the direction of architects, engineers, and project managers in design development, construction documents, and construction administration phases of new construction and enclosure rehabilitation projects.

The intern architect’s primary duty is to prepare building enclosure-related construction document packages and to support visual communication items for client correspondence and presentations. Qualified candidates will also assist in the development of technical publication graphics and illustrations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare construction document packages for new construction projects, building enclosure maintenance, repair, renewal, and rehabilitation projects
  • Prepare illustrations and graphics for reports and technical documents
  • Prepare design development renderings, illustrations, and other graphics for technical materials including presentations and publications
  • Prepare exterior finish, color, and sample options
  • Support the permit application process for a variety of project types
  • Additional drafting, design, and graphic design tasks or projects in support of other service areas including publications, energy modeling, and industry presentations

Knowledge Requirements

  • Renderings
  • Strong communication skills
  • Construction documents
  • Construction Administration
  • Graphic Design
  • Architectural Design

Software Skills

  • Autocad
  • Revit
  • Sketchup
  • Adobe Suite

Degree Details

  • BArch
  • BLA
  • BS
  • M.S.
  • MArch I
  • MArch II
  • MAUD


We offer a positive, team-oriented workplace with opportunities for professional growth, development, and ownership. As well as your background, we seek alignment with RDH’s core values: 1) commit to excellence, 2) act with integrity, 3) work as a team 4) do what it takes, and 5) always learn.

Minimum Education Level


Experience Requirement