DC – 2020 Women’s Initiative Shadowing Opportunity
SOM Women's Initiative Shadowing Opportunity Program Dates: January 7, 2020 - January 10, 2020
Applications due by 5pm EST, November 25, 2019
Undergraduate and Graduate Students are encouraged to apply for the SOM Women’s Initiative Shadowing Opportunity. The program gives invaluable experience, mentorship and guidance to talented students who plan to pursue a career in Architecture, Engineering or related fields. During the week-long program, selected students will rotate through SOM departments to gain a well-rounded perspective on the work of the firm and the day-to-day experience of SOM design professionals.
Connect with professionals in various positions and departments who will share their educational and work experiences.
Gain a comprehensive understanding of the skills and educational requirements to pursue a career in architecture or related fields.
Students will be given the opportunity to attend scheduled in-house lectures, events and lunch sessions with professionals and other students.
Accompany a team to a site visit, attend project meetings, assist with graphic or organizational tasks, and grow your knowledge of the world of architecture.
Learn first-hand about the many career paths within architecture, engineering, and design fields and glean insight into discovering your own passions.
Current Enrollment in a Graduate or Undergraduate program of Architecture, Engineering, or a related Design field.
Attach PDF resume to application.
As a separate PDF file, attach a sample of your work no longer than 5 pages. Your sample should include something that tells SOM about your experience and interest in architecture and/or engineering.
At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline: www.som.com/employment_opportunities_and_policy
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Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc). Applications without work samples will not be reviewed . Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.