Landscape Architect Intern - Community Development - (Summer 2024) 4 Months

November 14 2023
Industries Architecture, Engineering and related
Categories Govt., NPO, Social & Community Work,
Calgary, AB • Full time

Landscape Architect Intern - Community Development - (Summer 2024) 4 Months - ( 230004MJ )


Through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect local contexts, user needs and act inclusively. Whether designing, reviewing, or overseeing the construction of an urban park, a restored wetland, a town center, an athletic complex, a waterfront destination, or transportation facility enhancement, we make valuable contributions to the quality of life in our communities and the overall profession of Landscape Architecture. Collaboratively, we create opportunities from constraints, helping our clients achieve unique project outcomes through the development of creative goals which form the design, create systems for the organization of complex technical information, and illustrate opportunities for the use of space. From concept development through construction drawings and the implementation of creative solutions, we're the source and facilitator of creative ideas which achieve project goals while being economically viable and environmentally responsible. Join us for the summer!

Your Opportunity

This is a resume and skill-building experience. Your work will include project research, site visits and observation reports, sketching, CAD and computer graphics production, design reviews, and marketing proposal assistance - all under guidance of our talented inter-disciplinary team. Our team and projects are located in multiple locations, and engagement with many of these will be likely.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

Excellent design, graphic, computer, writing, and technical skills.

Self-motivated and passionate about design.

Independent problem-solving skills and the confidence to know when to ask for help.

Strong time management, critical thinking, and organizational skills.

The ability to work with others, as well as independently.

Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Rhino, Sketch-up, and Adobe programs is essential.

Education and Experience

Applicants should be a current student or recent graduate of an accredited Bachelor's or Master's Degree program in Landscape Architecture.

Please include the following required application materials:


A cover letter in PDF format indicating your background, interests, and goals in the field of Landscape Architecture. Within the letter, please describe a unique project challenge you have encountered and how you addressed and responded to the challenge. Include any other relevant information you believe will help us make an informed decision regarding your selection to the internship program.

One (1) letter of recommendation in PDF format from an individual related to the field of landscape architecture and/or design who is familiar with your skills and work ethic.

Design Portfolio in PDF format (10MB max.). A web-link may be provided to illustrate supplementary project examples - do note that the PDF Portfolio will be the primary source of review and evaluation, as project communication and curation is also a design skill.

Stantec offers a collaborative studio work environment. Our Landscape Architects engage project design and allied professionals across multiple disciplines and are presented with project opportunities at various scales. Our projects are located at the local, regional, national, and international level.

To receive the best mentorship experience in the Summer of 2024, we anticipate that this position will predominantly require work in the Calgary office. Work from home arrangements may be considered, though an in-office presence will be a priority for certain tasks and aspects of the position.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees will have access to health, dental, and vision plans, a well-being program, health care spending account, wellness spending accounts, group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, group tax-free savings account, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage, and paid time off.

Temporary/casual employees will have access to group registered retirement savings plan, employee stock purchase program, and group tax-free savings account.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : Canada-Alberta-Calgary

Organization : BC-1165 CommDev-CA Alberta South

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Entry Level

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 14, 2023, 11:05:05 AM

Req ID: 230004MJ

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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