Ghafari 2017 Summer Intern - Architecture in Dearborn, Michigan


With overall supervision from the Manager Architecture and day-to-day supervision from the Project Manager and/or Project Architect, assist in executing office and project-related design and technical tasks of simple to moderate complexity.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Capable of reading existing construction documents and accurately field checking architectural features on existing buildings.

  • Possess/demonstrate the graphic ability to produce existing building as-built drawings and develop architectural building backgrounds.

  • Possess/demonstrate the knowledge and ability to set-up project AutoCAD files per client or office standards. Accurately produce construction documents based on direction from the lead Project Architect.

  • Assist in preparation of schematic design documents.

  • Assist with design tasks of limited scope (stairs, toilet room layouts, etc.) and with basic technical documentation tasks (schedules, reflected ceiling plans, typical details, etc.).

  • Possess/demonstrate the communication skills to work with all assigned project team members, including engineering disciplines. Follow direction from the Project Manager or lead Project Architect and advise of any questions.

  • Assist in programming sessions, preparation of programming documents and presentation materials.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience

  • Currently a student actively working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Architectural Engineering or other related Engineering discipline. Minimum Junior status preferred.

Addi tional Skills

  • Working proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, 3DS Max, Photoshop, Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer


Ghafari Associates is a leading architecture, engineering, consulting and construction services organization with a long-standing history of client focus, quality design and technological innovation. With offices in North and South America, the Middle East and India, Ghafari serves a diverse client base across a variety of technically intensive market sectors. The firm distinguishes itself as an operations-focused practice with experienced management leadership, expert technical resources and an impressive portfolio of projects. Regardless of project size or complexity, we follow an integrated approach to deliver solutions that synergize building systems and operations.

Ghafari was founded on innovation, and is recognized as a pioneer in adopting the latest technologies in real project applications. That tradition continues today. Our 3D building information modeling (BIM) experience, combined with our expertise in integrated and lean project delivery and high definition laser scanning capabilities, is transforming the industry.

It is Ghafari Associates, L.L.C.’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2016-1152

Job Location US - MI - Dearborn

Category Architecture