Cities Visualization/Design Intern, New York

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Excellent opportunity for an Intern to join our New York Cities team in 2020!

About BuroHappold Cities

BuroHappold Cities brings together the expertise of world class planners, engineers, architects, and economists to examine the built environment from a variety of angles. Our multidisciplinary consulting team is able to address urban issues from a unique perspective, which enables us to provide our clients with comprehensive solutions to capitalize on opportunities and tackle the complex challenges facing cities and communities today.

The Cities team is at the forefront of urban innovation, offering strategic consulting, master planning, project management, and analytical services to city governments, non-profit organizations, private developers, colleges and universities, and more. Our most recent projects include helping New York State , supporting the Los Angeles County Chief Sustainability Office in the creation of a , working with the to make the economic case for a transformative linear park across the James River, and, most recently, working with the non-profit HEET to assess the feasibility of replacing natural gas infrastructure in the Greater Boston area with .

The Cities team sits within BuroHappold, an international engineering firm with 35 years of specialist expertise. BuroHappolds 1,400 employees are problem-solvers working in the built and natural environment, tackling the issues that are most relevant to buildings and cities. With offices located around the world, BuroHappold is able to combine strong local integration and knowledge with international best practices. We assemble and lead custom-designed project teams, bringing together the best skills and talent from inside our company, and with trusted partners to deliver integrated solutions. More information is available at .

Summer 2020 Visualization/Design Internship Opportunity

The BuroHappold Cities team in New York City is seeking a graduate-level, full-time intern to work with us this summer. Our interns are exposed to a wide range of exciting, precedent-making projects involving urban planning and policy, climate adaptation and mitigation, sustainability, and economic development. This specific opportunity is for a visualization and design role providing urban design, graphic design, and data visualization for our projects and publications.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Creating compelling, high quality urban design imagery, including maps, diagrams, and renderings
  • Providing graphic design support, including layout and style creation for deliverables
  • Performing geospatial analysis and visualization for a range of geographies
  • Communicating complex data analyses with meaningful visualizations
  • Assisting with business development functions
  • Experience and Skills

  • Candidates should be self-starters with a curious mind, professional demeanor, and a good sense of humor.
  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team to execute project deliverables within a given timeframe
  • Demonstrated experience with Adobe Creative Cloud products (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Demonstrated experience using GIS software to analyze and visualize geospatial data (ArcGIS, QGIS)
  • Ability to research and synthesize information on a range of topics for multiple audience types
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in climate change, sustainability, urban planning, and land use policy
  • Tell me more about the New York office

    In 1985 the New York office was established as our first U.S. location. Over the last 30 years our presence has grown in the metro area and beyond, and we are proud to be part of some of the citys most iconic projects, including theHigh Lineand theNational 9/11 Memorial Pavilion.

    The New York office offers a wide array of services covering projects from building scale through site infrastructure and city planning. Services offered include structural engineering, building services, lighting, specialty analytics, master planning, infrastructure, economics, strategic and urban planning, and project management. Teams specialize in delivering a service to clients on a sector basis focusing on commercial buildings, sports facilities and stadia, higher education organizations, medical and research facilities, public buildings, transportation hubs, performance and entertainment venues, and urban development.

    Our engineers and consultants work with clients based in the New York City Metro area, along the east coast and around the country, and service a wide array of international projects both directly from New York and in partnership with our network of global offices.

    BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate. In order to truly benefit from this diversity we must create an environment in which employees feel they can be themselves. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential, feeling included is good for all of us. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role. We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

    Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee

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