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OPPORTUNITIES

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:

INTERNSHIP: SUMMER 2024

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 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 jayson@jaysondegeeter.com with the subject field: “2024 Internship."

Jayson DeGeeter LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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