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We are always eager to meet individuals who are passionate about gardening and crafting exceptional outdoor spaces. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Jayson DeGeeter LLC is a botanically focused design studio specializing in residential landscapes. The summer internship is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on field experience in the areas of residential landscape design, site management, plant installation, and client relationships. This position reports to our studio located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood.



This is a paid internship program. Housing and transportation are the candidate’s responsibility.The intern's responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Attending client meetings and site visits; compiling site visit notes.

  • Collecting and assembling field measurements, as-found documentation, and site photos.

  • Assisting with the development of client presentations, sourcing styling images, creating concept sketches and study models.

  • Assisting with the creation of bid and construction documents, project estimates, and budget statements.

  • Assisting with small-scale garden tasks such as material sourcing, plant installations, minor pruning, and tasks requiring you to lift 50 lbs. (max.).



The internship is open to second and third year students enrolled in a landscape architecture degree program (GPA equal to or greater than 3.0). Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. Specific qualifications include:

  • Curiosity to learn about residential landscape design

  • Interest in allied fields such as architecture, interior design, and horticulture

  • A passion for detail; exceptional communication and organizational skills

  • Outstanding design and presentation skills

  • Experience in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office

  • Hand drawing skills and horticultural knowledge are an asset



  • Resume

  • Cover letter (including a paragraph describing career goals)

  • Portfolio (PDF format)

  • Deadline to apply is April 30, 2024.


Please send the above materials via email to with the subject field: “2024 Internship."

Jayson DeGeeter LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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