• Design and Architecture, Summer Internship Program 2019

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
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    Location Name
    350 West Hubbard Street
  • Overview

    At Related, our 10-week summer internship offer students hands-on experience and a chance to work on challenging projects with some of the best minds in the business. The Related Internship Program not only places you within a specific project area, but also provides tours of our portfolio, and exposes you to our multi-faceted lines of business through an outstanding executive speaker series.

    This is an excellent opportunity for you to develop valuable contacts and obtain the type of hands-on experience that will benefit you as you make important career choices.


    For new projects, the in-house architecture and design team is the vital connection between development, construction, management, leasing, marketing and sales. They establish agendas for design meetings; work with marketing to develop marketing plans, renderings and other marketing materials; organize internal meetings related to design; receive budgets and schedules from the development team to track the progress of each project; monitor construction administration with the construction team; keep property management informed of key decision milestones including selection of interior designers, and the approval of significant design items such as facades, kitchens and baths, lobbies and corridors. These are just a few of the functions the in-house architecture and design team performs to ensure Related maintains its position as a market leader in innovative, financially rewarding and environmentally-conscious real estate development and operations.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Assist Head of Design and Head of Construction in day-to-day operations for above projects;
    • Attend meetings, prepare action plans related to project management;
    • Develop various deliverables on short-term and summer-long time frame coordinating information from both in-house and outside consultants/architects/engineers;


    Our ideal candidate will be a first year graduate student with the following skills:


    • Degree in Architecture
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
    • A highly entrepreneurial, self-motivated and results-oriented individual
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Keen Attention to Detail
    • High Energy; Possessed with Drive
    • Strong Organizational Skills
    • Excellent professional demeanor with the ability to work with a wide range of levels of management
    • A strong passion for Real Estate Development

    Related Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

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