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Student Internship 2019 | Design Technology Intern

Department: Information Technology
Location: New York, NY

Perkins Eastman offers paid summer internship positions for students.† The Design Technology Summer Intern role assists in the development and creation of supporting Revit/BIM content whilst ensuring the proper application of the firmís best practices and standards.The successful candidate will apply communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in the review and development of BIM content.

Job Responsibilities

      • Self-manage and deliver on selected and assigned tasks and projects.
      • When and where applicable, coordinate support between external vendors and internal staff.
      • Assist with the configuration and testing of software applications and workflows.
      • Review and create Design+Technology learning materials (How Toís, User Guides, etc.).
      • Maintain general awareness of related design software, (incl. add-ons, plug-ins, apps, etc.)
      • Participate in internal team meetings and present progress reports on assigned tasks.

BIM Responsibilities:

      • Assist in the creation of BIM content (families, templates, etc.) contributing to firm-wide content/resources.
      • Exercise command and use of industry standards in the development of CAD/BIM content.
      • Vet BIM and other staff created content submitted for Design+Technology review/approval.
      • Assist in the development, testing and codifying of best practices and workflows.
      • As requested, provide staff guidance in the use of developed/approved best practices and workflows.


  1. Maintain close working relationships with the following:
    1. Firm-wide Design+Technology Specialists & Managers
    2. Digital Practice Group and BIM Project Leads
    3. Applications Team, General IT Team and Department Leadership


      • Currently enrolled in Architecture, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Business or Design Planning Programs or have completed the third year of an undergraduate program or a first year of a Graduate program.
      • 5+ semesters in pursuit of an Associates, B.S. or Bachelors of Architecture degree at an accredited institution.
      • 2+ years of experience using Autodesk Revit (Revit Architecture) for scholastic or professional pursuits.
      • Familiarity with related design tools (Adobe Creative Cloud, ACAD, 3DS Max, SketchUp, Rhino, etc.) a plus
      • Experience working with Revit in an architectural practice, is a plus.

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