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Ghafari 2022 Summer Intern - Interior Design in Birmingham, Alabama


The Interior Design Intern, with overall supervision from the Manager of Architecture or Discipline Lead, and day-to-day supervision from the Project Manager and/or Project Architect, assists in executing office and project-related design and technical tasks of simple to moderate complexity with particular focus on interior design.

Essential Job Functions:

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

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

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

  • Familiar with Revit model creation and the development of family content.

  • Proficient with basic Revit modeling skills and the ability to pick-up redlines (e.g. notes, dimensions, etc.).

  • Assist in preparing conceptual drawings, sketches, schematic and design development drawings and final working drawings.

  • Assist in preparing presentations including design sketches, perspectives and renderings.

  • Research product information and building materials.

  • Help to develop space planning concepts and generate program documents.

  • Participate in selection of furniture systems and ancillary furnishings and accessories.

  • Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and samples.

  • Performs related duties as assigned



  • Currently a student working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture or Interior Design. Students should have completed at least (2) years of classes.


  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, 3D Studio Max, SketchUp and Microsoft Office. Familiar with Navisworks and ProjectWise.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Capable of taking initiative; able to take direction


Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

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It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’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, gender identity, 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 2022-1608

Job Location US-AL-Birmingham

Category Architecture