Lighting Design Summer Intern in New York, NY at Syska Hennessy Group

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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    New York, NY
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Job Description

Watch your work come to life in landmark projects around the world when you partner with Syska Hennessy Group! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, we specialize in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We currently have opportunities for Lighting Design Intern. 

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting for a learning experience as an intern. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding internship.

Lighting Design Intern

Internship Responsibilities

As an intern you will support our lighting design team to develop designs that are inspiring, creative, demanding and highly collaborative.  You will learn from others, and they will expect to learn from you. You will share in the responsibility, rewards and recognition of producing truly innovative solutions and complete client satisfaction. The pace is fast, and the camaraderie is close.

Some responsibilities include: 

  • Assist designers in preparing design documentation
  • Prepare AutoCAD and Revit drawings of lighting design systems
  • Assist designers with design calculations utilizing AGI software
  • Participate with designers in field investigations and construction site visits to observe and verify compliance with design documents
  • Assist designers with developing conceptual lighting design presentations utilizing photoshop software
  • Participation in industry events
  • Participate in lighting design lunch & learns with lighting manufacturers

Our lighting interns will also be part of our intern education program, which consists of informational lunch and learns sessions that are attended by our interns’ firm-wide. These sessions consist of various topics in our business. Interns are encouraged and expected to attend these sessions as such is crucial to their development.

Lighting Design Intern

Internship Requirements

The ideal candidate will enjoy a team environment and be flexible enough to work independently where needed. Candidates for this role will be eager to learn and will expand their knowledge and hands-on experience by challenging themselves and using the highly technical resources around them.

Additional job requirements:

  • Pursing a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Lighting Design, Architecture, Interior Design, or Architectural Engineering
  • Must be at a minimum in your third year of bachelor’s degree
  • Previous lighting internship or co-op experience, a significant benefit
  • Proficiency and/ or knowledge in the latest version of AutoCAD
  • Experience or basic knowledge of REVIT
  • Proficient and/or knowledge in design and calculation software; MS Office Suite
  • Proficient and/or knowledge in AGI lighting calculation software
  • Proficient and/or knowledge in PhotoShop

We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an active employer to promote and foster a collaborative workspace rooted in respect and powered by authenticity. We embrace an environment that is committed to embedding diversity and equality into the core of our business and culture.

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