At SmithGroup we work every day to design a better future. Our internship program brings that promise to life by creating pathways and opportunities for students to become the future leaders of our industry. Our internships provide hands-on experience on real projects, through collaboration with our design teams and clients. We continue to invest in this program by providing an industry leading experience where interns can bring their curiosity, imagination, and potential to help design a better future for everyone.


Internships are awarded to students currently pursuing undergraduate majors in architecture, civil/structural engineering, electrical engineering, fire protection engineering, interior design, landscape architecture, mechanical engineering and urban design/planning. Applications must be submitted prior to students last or second-to-last year in their program. All current opportunities are found on our careers page.  It’s updated frequently, so be sure to check back often. 

If you would like to learn more, please contact Kyle.Bauer [at] (Kyle Bauer)


JEDI Scholarship Winner SmithGroup Justice Equity Diversity, Inclusion


SmithGroup created the J.E.D.I Scholarship to help foster a more diverse and inclusive design industry by investing in the next generation of design talent.  The scholarship is available to undergraduate students from historically underrepresented backgrounds who are currently studying architecture, interior design, engineering, landscape architecture, and urban planning.  Scholarship recipients are also awarded a paid summer internship at any one of SmithGroup’s office locations to help apply learning to real world application.

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Penn State Scholarship SmithGroup


SmithGroup has had a long history of supporting the Architectural Engineering program at Penn State. This program provides students with a strong foundation of architectural engineering principles that are immediately applicable to the work that we do. Penn State students currently enrolled in their 3rd or 4th year of the undergraduate Architectural Engineering program may apply for a $1000 scholarship and paid summer internship position.

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Internship page Application Process SmithGroup


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Justice Equity Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship - THE INTERN EXPERIENCE

The Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion scholarship is for students from historically underrepresented backgrounds studying architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture or urban planning.

The scholarship includes tuition support as well as a paid summer internship at any one of SmithGroup’s office locations offering the student’s discipline.

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The Voice of Interns Revisiting the Intern Experience

The Voice of Interns: Revisiting the SmithGroup Experience

Our firm’s robust internship program is all about cultivating future design leaders to help them make an impact in their work and the communities they serve. With every new class of interns, we not only help teach and guide them, but we use it as an opportunity to learn things from their perspective and experience. When we have interns who choose to come back or extend their internship experience at SmithGroup, it’s always fascinating to hear how they have applied what they learned with us and why they decided to return to our firm for more. Read what two of our returning interns have to say about their experiences at SmithGroup and why they chose to return.

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The coolest and most interesting thing that I have experienced during my internship at SmithGroup has been a sense of community and togetherness. Eating lunch with principals in office made me feel like a part of the family and not only an intern.

Micah Floyd
Washington University in St. Louis, Master of Architecture




2022 JEDI Scholarship Winners

SmithGroup Awards 2022 Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarships

SmithGroup, one of the nation’s leading integrated design firms, has named the recipients of the 2022 SmithGroup Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) Scholarships. Now in its fifth year, this program was established to support and mentor students from historically underrepresented demographics in architecture, interior design, planning, landscape architecture and engineering.

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