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Architecture and Planning Intern

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 17, 2024

Job Details

Architecture and Planning Intern

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Large Employers in 2023.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

Posted Job Title
Architecture and Planning Intern

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Co-op Worker

Job Description Summary
The Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services (FRES) provides the expertise, business process, policies and standards required to plan, design, construct, operate, maintain and renew the physical assets of the University, excluding the health system. In addition, the Division, comprised of approximately five Departments, is responsible for the strategic planning, management and operation of non-academic University property, and collaborating with the neighborhood to create a safe, diverse and economically vibrant destination. With close to 12M square feet of space, FRES maintains 186 buildings on a campus of 276 acres, completes over 60,000 maintenance requests per year, and starts approximately 250 projects a year. FRES is comprised of the following Departments: Administration, Office of the University Architect, Design and Construction, Real Estate, Operations and Maintenance.

The University of Pennsylvania is implementing a campus transformation entitled Penn Connects ( This comprehensive, award winning effort is expanding the campus over the next 20 years, including the construction of new academic research and recreational facilities. In addition, the University has secured $300M in Century Bond funding and continues to upgrade existing facilities over the coming years. Information.

Job Description

Position Summary

Planning, performing and organizing the digitization of OUA project documents.

Collaborate with related OUA, FRES and campus departments to research and update information on OUA campus model.

Perform on site assessment of campus elements as needed to produce accurate updates.

Assist with updates to project record documents and maps.

Responsibilities and Duties

Digitizing L&I project files

Update and repair physical campus model

Must have hand built modeling or 3D printing skills

Strong collaboration and communication skills

Job Qualifications

Familiarity with basic MS Office programs

Familiarity with AutoCAD

Must have basic research skills

Pay Rate:

1st Year Graduate ($16)

1st Year of Graduate completed/entering 2nd Year ($17)

2nd Year Graduate Student ($18)

This position is not remote eligible. Must work on-campus.

This internship is a maximum of 12 weeks.

Interns are required to bring their own laptops; no hardware or software will be provided.

**For consideration, interest candidates should submit a resume and a cover letter expressing your interest in this position, is preferred**

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Facilities and Real Estate Services

Pay Range
$7.25 - $16.00 Hourly Rate
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check may be required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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