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Interior Design Intern

IBI Group

IBI Group

Southfield, MI, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Description

About Arcadis

Arcadis is the world's leading company delivering sustainable design, engineering, and consultancy solutions for natural and built assets. We are more than 36,000 people, in over 70 countries, dedicated to improving quality of life. Everyone has an important role to play. With the power of many curious minds, together we can solve the world’s most complex challenges and deliver more impact together.


We work with our clients around the world to create, support, and enhance smart, safe and sustainable places where people live, work, learn and thrive. Places impact on the quality of people’s lives. Whether new homes, shops, workplaces, schools and hospitals, manufacturing, research and development facilities, or data and distribution centers. People and communities thrive when the spaces in which they live, work, move and play are designed and managed in a way that best meets their needs.

Job Description

Role Description:

Our on-site CA team is seeking a highly motivated On-Site Construction Administration Intern specializing in Interior Design to join our team. This internship offers a hands-on opportunity to gain valuable experience in the construction industry, specifically focusing on interior design projects. The selected candidate will work closely with experienced professionals, actively participating in various aspects of construction administration on-site.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Active Site Walks: Accompany senior staff on site walks to assess progress, quality, and adherence to design specifications.
  • Field Report Generation: Compile detailed reports based on site visits, documenting observations, issues, and progress.
  • Flagging and Coordination: Identify and flag any observed issues, coordinating between different parties (contractors, designers, project managers) to ensure prompt resolution.
  • RFI Response: Assist in responding to Requests for Information (RFIs) by gathering necessary information and communicating effectively with relevant stakeholders.
  • Submittal Processing: Support the submittal process by reviewing documents, tracking approvals, and maintaining organized records.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Working knowledge of Revit and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Basic understanding and ability to read construction documents.
  • Minimum of four years of formal interior design education from a CIDA accredited university.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectively interact with team members and external partners.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to accurately document and report on-site observations.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Self-motivated with a passion for interior design and construction.

Why Arcadis?

We can only achieve our goals when everyone is empowered to be their best. We believe everyone's contribution matters. It’s why we are pioneering a skills-based approach, where you can harness your unique experience and expertise to carve your career path and maximize the impact we can make together.

You’ll do meaningful work, and no matter what role, you’ll be helping to deliver sustainable solutions for a more prosperous planet. Make your mark, on your career, your colleagues, your clients, your life and the world around you.

Together, we can create a lasting legacy.

Additional Information

As part of Arcadis' selection process, candidates may be requested to consent to background checks relevant to the role under consideration for, prior to receiving a job offer (as applicable under state law). These could include work references, education and credential confirmation, employment verification and driver’s license record.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Arcadis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability.

Join Arcadis. Create a legacy.