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Assistant Landscape Architect - Summer Placement - Consulting

Job description

Are you interested in a career in Landscape Architecture?
We're currently looking for Summer Placements to join our award-winning landscape architecture teams for six-eight weeks starting in June or July 2020. This is an opportunity for you to work alongside an unrivalled community of experts, on active projects while gaining practical experience of working in a multi-disciplinary consultancy. In return, you'll help us deliver effective and professional services in one or more of a wide range of sectors for varied and high-profile clients.

During your summer placement with us your typical day to day responsibilities could include:

  • Assisting design work
  • Assisting in the preparation of construction drawings
  • Assisting in the preparation of masterplan graphics
  • Assisting in the preparation of clear and concise reports
  • Site Surveys
  • Planning your workload so that you can deliver on time or ahead of target

With a well-established landscape architecture business, we offer our clients a full range of services including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Master planning
  • Concept design through to detailed design and construction
  • Visualisations/3D Modelling
  • Design guidelines and best practice
  • Feasibility studies and area strategies
  • Strategic planning, assessment and policy review

Our landscape architecture teams work side-by-side with a wide range of Arup's other specialist disciplines, including urban design, architecture, ecology, town planning, sustainability experts, engineering, cost consulting and project management.

Arup offer
There are infinite possibilities with Arup. You'll receive an insight of the opportunities that a challenging, fulfilling career provides, and:

  • A competitive salary
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills
  • The support you need to develop your skills

What we are looking for

We're looking for people with a passion for design, curiosity, personal drive and technical knowhow. If you can combine these skills with an understanding of (or willingness to learn about) the landscape architecture industry and a desire to deliver excellent services for clients, we'd like to hear from you. We're looking for the following attributes and skills:

  • Ability to share ideas through sketching and hand drawing
  • Working knowledge of (or willingness to learn about); AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup (or other 3D modelling software) and Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand and respond to the needs of a project brief
  • Strong team working skills

Qualifications

  • Currently studying towards a bachelor's or master's degree in landscape architecture/design/planning/management/restoration, architecture, geography, horticulture, garden design, urban design, environmental science or environmental conservation
  • We would also welcome applications from those about to start a postgraduate diploma qualification in landscape architecture or landscape management.

Accepted degree subjects

  • art and design
  • architecture
  • business and management studies
  • environmental science and ecology

Additional job details

Location
Bristol
Cardiff
London
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 15 November 2019

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Closing date:  15 November 2019

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