Paid Intern

Summer Thornton Design Chicago, IL

Job Type: Full Time, Short term/Internship

Years Experience: 0-2

Open Date: 01/07/2019 Close Date: 04/01/2019

Summer Thornton Design was named one of the top 50 interior design firms in the world by 1stDibs and has had their work featured in House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Luxe, and more. Known for their bold and colorful approach to traditional design, the firm often designs everything from interior architecture to furniture and more.

The firm offers internship opportunities for the best & brightest on an as-needed basis throughout the year. Many of our team members start as interns and have the opportunity to join the team at the end of their internship.

Intern - Primary Responsibilities:

Creating Proposals for client meetings
Maintaining resource materials library
Pick-up & return product purchases
Create 2D CAD elevations & floor plans
Research interior design products
Contact vendors for pricing & product
Presentation materials prep
Office organization & tidying
Marketing support
Other tasks to help designers, project managers, architectural partners, and clients

Intern - Key Qualifications & Skills:

Interior Design or Architecture degree preferred (must be at least a Junior in college, though most interns have completed their undergraduate studies)
Ability to problem-solve and seek solutions with limited supervisor direction
Proactive self-starter – shows both initiative and detailed follow-through/completion
Valid driver’s license & vehicle (& be comfortable driving in Chicago)
2D AUTOCAD skills preferred
Strong teamwork skills a necessity
Strong attention to detail & strong organizational skills
Studio Webware experience a plus but not mandatory


Materials to Submit: Resume, Portfolio, References

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