SOM Year One

Los Angeles, CA
SOM
som.com

SOM is one of the largest and most influential architectural, interior design, engineering, and urban planning firms in the world. Central to this legacy of success is our team, which values enthusiastic collaboration, ambition, innovation, and a commitment to design excellence and the development of the architectural practice.  We are dedicated to fostering our highly talented team, and constantly seek to better our workplace and culture.  Join our collaborative practice as a Junior Architectural Professional and participate in our accelerator program for new graduates to build a strong and thriving career.  Team members will become part of a firm devoted to the advancement of the built environment. 

Desired skills and expertise:

Strong conceptual design ability and advanced graphic representation skills Enthusiastic commitment to the multidisciplinary design process and team-focused environment
Exhibits understanding of basic building materials, details and construction techniques, along with general project design philosophy relating to assigned work
Completion of an accredited Professional Bachelor's or Master's in Architecture
Open to students completing a degree in 2018 and beginning their first year of post graduate professional experience, Year One combines an entry-level opportunity with an accelerated program for professional development. Our first "incoming class" will supplement their project-based work with a range of activities and creative initiatives to help them get the most out of their first year at SOM. Selected participants will be paired with senior-level mentors, join colleagues on site visits, explore our project archives, receive resources to succeed on the ARE exams, and more. Download the full program details here.

SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and work/life plans.

At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline: www.som.com/employment_opportunities_and_policy

For more about SOM:  www.som.com

Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc). Applications without work samples will not be reviewed.  Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.

Apply here:
https://som.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Los-Angeles/SOM-Year-One---Architect_R-850