Interior Design Intern – Portland, ME, US | Jobs


Do you enjoy debating the Muppet you would be with your colleagues? Would bags of foraged mushrooms suddenly materializing in your workspace thrill you? Are you thrilled by the sound of laughter and the aroma of lobster rolls (HighRoller is our downstairs neighbour)? If these scenarios put you at odds with our every word, we might be the team for you.

Kaplan Thompson Architects is an architectural firm in Portland, Maine, excited to offer a full-time, paid internship opportunity in the summer of 2022 for an emerging interior designer. Qualified candidates for this position should have less than two years of work experience and be current students pursuing a Bachelor of Arts or Science in Interior Design or a related field.

The Interior Design Intern will participate in a variety of projects, both internal and client facing, in close partnership with our established Interior Design Department. Assigned duties may include developing and organizing the company’s materials library, sourcing materials and ordering samples, producing presentation materials, and supporting interior designers on customer projects. customers, on request.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to step in the door with an award-winning, mission-driven company named to the Architect 50: 50 best companies in terms of sustainable development in the United States We are looking for an affable individual who is passionate about the aesthetics of architectural interior design and identifying durable materials and finishes. Exceptional creativity, strong communication and the ability to work independently are essential.

We believe deeply in working to reverse climate change, including a commitment to Architecture 2030 and the communities we serve, and we strive to practice what we preach. We are the only architectural firm in Maine to have received the JUST label for a socially just and equitable organization.

The Interior Design Intern position is a non-remote position and requires a physical presence in our Portland, Maine office. We assume a start date in early June and an end date in late August, with flexibility based on applicant needs. Compensation will be hourly based on experience, with limited benefits including a transportation allowance, paid federal holidays, and three paid days off.

Ready to join our firm for the summer? Please send a resume, brief cover letter and work samples to [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you


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