Market/Service & Location(s)

Landscape Architecture

Des Moines or Omaha

Each year, we open our doors to a new group of summer interns who work alongside professionals in various disciplines and across multiple markets, learning directly from seasoned practitioners and getting hands-on project experience. 

We’re currently looking for an intern to join our landscape architecture team in the summer of 2024 and contribute to work that helps transform places across the country.

Interested? Read on.

For RDG’s landscape architects, creating meaningful experiences comes naturally. Whether we’re designing a regional park or reimagining a city street, we connect people to place by developing inclusive public spaces that embrace and celebrate community, history and culture.

When you join our team, you’re joining a group of forward-thinking, positive-minded collaborators who create meaning together every day. We’re a design and planning firm filled with talented experts across multiple disciplines teaming up to create sustainable spaces across the country that improve people’s lives and make our world better.

Essential Job Functions:

  • One-on-one collaboration with and mentorship from an experienced landscape architect.

  • Assist with the production of selections and layouts, diagrams and drawings.

  • Assist project team with design ideas from conceptual planning phases through design detailing and construction administration.

  • Assist project team with site analysis that considers the broad economic, social, ecological, and aesthetic considerations of a place.

  • Support preparation of presentation materials for various project stakeholders.

Skills & Strengths:

  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Approaches work with curiosity.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to work collaboratively throughout the organization.

  • Ability to actively listen, learn and ask questions as needed.

Education & Experience:

  • Have completed at least three years of undergraduate school in an accredited Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program, or at least two years of graduate school in an accredited Master of Landscape Architecture program.

  • Working knowledge of Autodesk AutoCAD (Civil 3D), Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office applications.

Electronic cover letter, resume, and portfolio submission only: APPLY ONLINE

RDG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Go back to all career opportunities.