Location: San Antonio, TX

Urban Design Intern

Lake|Flato Architects is seeking an Urban Design Intern to help with our growing urban design and planning sector helping to design districts, neighborhoods, corridors, and communities all over the country. We appreciate the dose of fresh enthusiasm and skill set that student interns bring to Lake I Flato. These paid positions range from a minimum of six months to a maximum of a year and are open to architecture, urban design, planning, and landscape architecture students and recent school graduates. We are looking for self-starting individuals who share our attitudes about creating compelling work in a collaborative environment. Our work seeks to balance the art and science of architecture and urban design. Applicants should show experience and interest in all aspects of the design process and look forward to being part of an enthusiastic team. The goal of our internship program is to integrate students as much as possible into our urban design and planning practice. Student interns assist project teams and may gain experience with graphic production, presentation prep, digital and physical 30 modeling, etcetera.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Currently in or recently completed a Master's degree in Urban Design
  • Currently in or recently completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture
  • Background or experience in planning/ urban design/ architecture

Required Qualifications

  • Ability and interest to shift between urban design/planning and architectural scale for design and documentation
  • 20 CAD drafting and 30 modeling experience with SketchUp
  • Rendering techniques
  • Excellent oral, written and graphic communication skills
  • Digital graphic skills, including familiarity with software such as Adobe Creative Suite
  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary design team on multiple aspects of urban design and planning
  • Interest in sustainable design at the building, district, and city scale
  • Highly motivated and able to work both self-directed and in interdisciplinary teams in a fast paced and energetic environment

How to Apply
To be considered for a student internship position, please submit the following to

  • Format email with subject line 'Urban Design Intern Application'
  • Digital Portfolio [10MB max)
  • Resume & Cover Letter
  • Your availability dates for interning [minimum 6-month commitment)

Please visit our website at for more information on our firm, our culture, and our people. Upon receipt, we will review and contact you should your qualifications meet our staffing needs. No phone calls, please.