Architectural Student

Clark Nexsen Clark Nexsen Employer:
Virginia Beach, VA, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 18 '18Posted on:

Position Open:  January 17, 2018 

Position Close:  Until filled 

  Clark Nexsen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. AAP. Drug-free workplace. E-verify. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Clark Nexsen, Inc. 

  Must apply online through corporate website at

 Firm Description 

 Clark Nexsen is a national architecture and engineering firm focused on creating innovative design solutions for U.S. and global clients. We are passionate about our work and are prominently ranked on numerous industry lists. Building Design + Construction ranks Clark Nexsen as a Top 20 architecture and engineering firm and we have been named to the Architect 50 list of top U.S. firms for the past four years. Our culture supports the pursuit of excellence to engage and inspire the best professionals. 

 Our firm is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with 450 employees in office locations in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Texas. We offer outstanding compensation, benefits, and growth opportunities in a positive work environment. We believe we can create a better world through our work. Giving back is also a guiding philosophy. As a company and as individuals, we proudly volunteer and give back to the surrounding communities where we live and work.    

Job Description   

 We seek to hire an Architectural Student to work in our Virginia Beach, VA office beginning summer 2018.  This position will perform various tasks within the architectural department that may entail special project assignments and/or active involvement in project design and documentation.    

  General responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

·         Performing various aspects of discipline design as directed by a senior or lead Architect including conceptual studies, program requirements, design analyses, calculations, systems selection and layout for building design

·         Preparation of programming documents, schematic documents, design development documents, and construction documents as directed

·         Preparation of marketing and presentation materials as directed

·         Performing various services associated with the construction phase, including field visits, answering RFIs, reviewing shop drawings, and preparing record drawings as directed

·         Complying with quality control policies and procedures

·         Learn and implement department and company standards

·         Develop analysis and design skills

·         Participating in team meetings and coordinating efforts with other team members

·         Working with, responding to, and taking direction from Project Managers, Design Managers, Senior Architects, or Architects

·         Working with a team of architects, engineers, interior designers and landscape architects

Education Architectural Student - Currently enrolled as a full-time student in a NAAB accredited program as detailed below:

·          Students who have completed at least three years in an accredited 5-year Bachelor of Architecture (B Arch) program.

·         Students who have completed at least two years in an accredited Master of Architecture (M Arch) program.

·         Students who have earned their BS Arch degree (or equivalent) and have been accepted to enter an accredited Master of Architecture (M Arch) program that begins no later than September 1, 2018. 

Note:  Students who expect to graduate before June 1, 2018 are not eligible but should instead access our website for position openings for an Architectural Intern. 

  Software Skills   

 Should be able to effectively utilize current company software programs for word processing, e-mail, and information management.    

 Should have working familiarity with design and production software to a point of being able to utilize the software in the development of project documents and interact with other project team members in their use of the software is highly desirable.    

  Career Experience   One previous architectural or engineering internship or have relevant work experience is preferred   

  Other Criteria 

·         Ability to arrange housing for the period of employment

·         Ability to prepare effective and concise documents

·         Possess technical precision and creative design skills  

·         Ability to make presentations to a variety of groups

·         Display abilities to work well with others in a team environment

Selection Process 

 Selection will be based on your application, resume, and portfolio. In order to be considered, you will need to submit a portfolio with your application according to the following parameters:

·         Single file in PDF format

·         Maximum File Size:10 MB

·         No page limits, provided that the file size restrictions are met

·         Portfolios must be submitted electronically. We will NOT accept or consider hard copy portfolios.

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