Emerging Professional Experience: How Can I Intern at DLR Group?
What makes DLR Group’s program, EPX, unique?
EPX is modeled to be the ideal bridge between university and office. At the intersection of mentorship, educational classes, and practical application, the EPX program engages interns and other emerging professionals in every facet of DLR Group’s business. The transparency offered in a program like this is only possible in an employee- owned firm like DLR Group.
What kinds of things will I work on?
Each person who works at DLR Group has a design voice, and we can’t wait to help you define and amplify yours. Emerging professionals (EPs) participate in every phase of the design process, from design charrettes to construction site visits. We also hope to give you experiences outside of the typical internship in your discipline–from helping to win a new project, planning an event for your office, or sharing your ideas on what the future of design looks like.
How will you support me as a student or a new graduate?
Whether you are pursuing hours towards the Architectural Experience Program or time allocated to becoming an Engineer in Training, finding your way around a new city, or learning new software programs, we’ll be here to help you track and discover the possibilities around you. Each EP is paired with a mentor to guide them through their summer experience, answering questions and providing support. And, throughout the summer, EPs attend weekly classes where more than forty speakers discuss their unique career paths and the work they do inside and outside the firm. Content focuses on our design culture, business development, specialty client services, project and resource management, construction site lessons, career development, research, equity, and finance – or the business of design.
What would my experience look like?
Don’t just take our word for it, read what past interns have to say about their experience.
Great! Where do I apply?
Here’s a link to our open positions. We typically begin hiring for summer internships in February. If you don’t see an opening in your city, remember, DLR Group is always looking for great candidates. Keep checking back for new openings. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
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