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Building Designer/Architectural Intern


CSArch, an A/E firm with offices in Albany and Newburgh, NY is currently seeking a full-time Building Designer/Architectural Intern in its Albany office. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of experience and be on their path to licensure. Educational project experience is preferred. The successful candidate should possess an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, or Master’s degree in Architecture. The candidate must have at least 3 years of Revit experience. This person develops design and technical solutions under the direction and supervision of an architect. Assignments may include higher level work for training/development purposes.

Core Duties

  • Performs architectural assignments including preparation of plans, elevations, sections, details and schedules.
  • Takes field measurements and documents existing building conditions to develop or modify base plans for a new project.
  • Researches codes and products. Becomes familiar with SED, NYS building/fire codes, and ADA guidelines.
  • Attends in-house team meetings and takes meeting minutes. Attends construction meetings with project architect/construction administrator at various intervals throughout construction.
  • Assits project architect/construction administrator during the construction process. Evaluates contractors' submittals and shop drawings to determine if they meet contract specifications. Makes limited decisions under direction of Project Architect about product types and finishes. Prepares submittals for return to contractor.
  • Under the direction of the Project Architect, spends time at job sites to observe construction, makes notes of irregularities or lack of adherence to contract documents, creates punch lists, and interfaces with contractors and clients. 
  • Assists Project Architect with fundamental management tasks such as budget and schedule. 
  • Has started documenting progress with Intern Development Program (IDP) and is working toward meeting required core competencies. May be in the process of completing applicable sections of the ARE.
  • Adheres to and implements firm-wide contract documentation procedures and standards.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience

  • Computer expertise using Revit - minimum 3 years of experience in other design/presentation software programs

  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills

  • Detail oriented, highly organized, self-motivated, accurate, work well under pressure, ability to follow directions and ask questions

Educational Requirements

Accredited Associate, BS/BA, or Master in Architecture


  • Competitive compensation package
  • 401K profit sharing plan
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Plan
  • Group health insurance, 85% firm-paid for employee
  • Group life insurance
  • PTO (Paid Time Off) within the first year
  • Downtown Albany location with paid employee parking
  • Collaborative open-office environment with sit-stand work stations
  • Paid continuing education and conference attendance
  • Health and wellness subsidy for gym/fitness membership
  • Dry-cleaning service, office pick-up and delivery
  • Relocation assistance available
  • Opportunities for community volunteer activities
  • Opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic, highly successful and growing organization

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If you are a qualified candidate who is interested in joining the CSArch team, please fill out the following form. If you meet the criteria of the position, our staff will reply to you via email.

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CSArch is and Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is the policy of CSArch not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veteran Status, sexual orientation and gender identity, genetic information, victims of domestic violence and stalking, familial status, and all other categories covered by law. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training at all levels of employment. CSArch will not discharge or discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their own compensation or the compensation of another employee or applicant. 


  • Albany

    40 Beaver Street
    Albany, New York 12207

    ph 518.463.8068

  • Newburgh

    19 Front Street
    Newburgh, New York 12550

    ph 845.561.3179


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