Internship

RESEARCH INTERNSHIP

OJB is currently accepting applications for an internship in our Houston, TX office with knowledge about public health and policy and with a passion for reading and research. Deep knowledge gathering around major transportation threads and how they intersect with public parks to create guiding principles in a digestible format. The goal is to create a knowledge base of the impacts of these landscapes, to equip landscape architects and their partners to advocate for the most responsible design and program recommendations (evidence-based design). A major outcome is the development of a treatment plan that is adaptable to the many conditions where the urban landscape interfaces with major transportation.

Qualifications:

The ideal applicant will be knowledgeable about public health and policy, with a focus on disease prevention, environmental toxicity in urban environments, education, statistics and laws. The applicant will display a passion for reading and research, strong organizational skills, knowledge creation, and multi-disciplinary interests in such fields as urban planning, engineering, landscape architecture, public policy, etc. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, political science, healthcare or related field required.
  • Studying towards a Master’s in Public Health or Public Policy is desirable.  
  • Works well in a team.  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel are must. 
  • Graphic and data visualizations skills in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Rhino and GIS are a plus. 
  • The applicant must be available to work Summer of 2019. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume not exceeding 10MB in size to Ms. Richelle Rivera at rrivera@ojb.com


LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE INTERNSHIPS

OJB Landscape Architecture believes that professional experience gained during the pursuit of a degree is valuable and informative to the student both during their course of study and beyond. OJB welcomes contact from undergraduate and graduate landscape architecture students who are interested in internship experiences.  

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and relevant work samples in one PDF not exceeding 10MB in size to Ms. Richelle Rivera at the link below or email rrivera@ojb.com.. Note that incomplete submissions will not be considered. 

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Terms: 

  • Interns are paid on an hourly basis.  
  • Living arrangements and transportation are the responsibility of the intern.  
  • Terms of internship duration, including start- and end-dates, are open and to be negotiated between the student and OJB management, but should not be less than 12 weeks.