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Architectural Intern


Lexington, Kentucky (KY), US, 40507 Glen Allen, Virginia (VA), US, 23060 Virginia Beach, Virginia (VA), US, 23462

Category:  Architecture & Engineering
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1198



About Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company 


At Mason & Hanger, you could call us a pioneer in the production of next generation, high-performance facilities! We provide architectural and engineering (A/E) services specializing in the worldwide design of secure, mission-driven facilities. Our staff is dedicated to finding innovative ways to create dynamic spaces. Think that’s cool? We’ve worked on thousands of projects in over 165 countries as a trusted partner of the U.S. federal government for more than two centuries. We’re building a more secure world. ® Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

Position Description

We’re looking for Architectural Summer Interns to join our Mason & Hanger team located in Glen Allen, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; & Lexington, KY. This position is specifically aimed at students enrolled in an accredited architecture undergrad program. The Architectural Summer Intern will be primarily focused on learning production tools and developing their ability to successfully execute project tasks. The Architectural Summer Intern works in a studio/team environment directly under supervision of more senior staff within department.

As the Architectural Summer Intern, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Creating and editing drawings (CAD / BIM).
  • Perform other duties supporting senior architecture staff, as assigned.
  • Assist with presentations, models, renderings, and proposals.
  • Complying with data protection principles while handling personal, protected and / or Covered Defense Information on behalf of Day & Zimmermann. Data Handlers should be trained to follow documented policies, standard operating procedures and secure practices associated with protecting trusted employee and customer data.

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Developing proficiency with drawing production software regularly used in department (AutoCAD, Revit, Microstation, AECOsim.).
  • Learning software, processes, and document preparation requirements.
  • Developing knowledge of regularly used standards within department.
  • Developing understanding of design and construction process.
  • Must build trusted relationships with department through maintaining ownership for assigned work and delivering efficient and high quality results.
  • Expected to be a proactive learner, responsible to seek out support when needed, identify expectations, check own work output against quality expectations, and pursue opportunities to grow technical capabilities.
  • Maintains professional humility and respect in partnership with all team members in pursuit of overall project success. Is expected to know their own technical limitations and proactively seek out support where needed.
  • Ability to take direction and guidance from more senior staff within department.
  • Data privacy, information security and policy compliance.

And if you have these qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in an accredited Architecture program or votechnical/trade school.
  • US citizenship required. Ability to obtain Top Secret security clearance.
  • Great attitude and team player.
  • Successful completion of drug and background screening process.



We care about our employees, and it shows. 

Our staff receive a competitive salary and 401(k).


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $17.20 - $ 19.20 per hour. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).

Position Description

To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation:

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Balancing (e.g. maintaining equilibrium when walking, climbing, crouching, etc.)
  • Stooping (e.g. bending the spine at the waist)
  • Reaching (e.g. reaching the arms or legs in any direction)
  • Walking
  • Repetitive motion of any part of the body
  • Kneeling, crouching or crawling
  • Pushing or pulling (e.g. using a part of your body to press against something in a downward or outward direction or in a dragging or hauling motion)
  • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers)
  • Grasping (e.g. use of hand to apply pressure)
  • Feeling (e.g. perceiving an object’s size, shape, texture, etc.)
  • Climbing (e.g. ascending/descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, pole, etc. using feet and legs and hands/arms to climb)
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.
  • Expertise in: Excel, Word, CADD (Revit/Bentley)
  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Chelsea English

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Mason & Hanger, A Day & Zimmermann Company is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Mason & Hanger is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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