Architectural Design Internship

New York, NY

2x4 New York is accepting applicants for an internship position on our architecture team to begin in early 2018. This position will provide training on and exposure to a range of architectural projects and scales at different stages of design. Successful applicants are expected to commit to a three-month internship – with the possibility to extend to six months. The internship is full-time and is a paid position.

2x4 is a global design consultancy headquartered in New York City with satellite studios in Beijing and Madrid. The focus of our work is brand strategy for cultural and commercial clients who value the power of design. We identify and clarify core institutional values and create innovative, experiential, participatory and visually-dynamic ways to engage key audiences worldwide. Our intellectual and creative conviction is that thoughtful design can make an essential contribution to every level of cultural discourse.


We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

A creative portfolio that demonstrates a strong design sensibility, conceptual clarity, and attention to detail.
Proficiency with Rhino, AutoCAD, and Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign).
Excellent physical modeling craftsmanship.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Day to day responsibilities include:

Conceptual and material research.
Drafting and digital modeling to assist with furthering concepts and for documentation.
Presentation-level physical model making.
Communicating with vendors and suppliers.
Administrative and organizational tasks.
If you are interested in an internship at 2x4, please send a CV and portfolio in PDF format to along with a letter of interest. Please be certain to name files with your name and the word "arch internship" (ie John_Doe_arch internship.pdf rather than portfolio.pdf, etc.) and optimize the file size for easy transmittal. 

Please include “Architecture Internship” in the subject line. We will reach out to qualified applicants to schedule interviews as soon as possible.