Intern Librarian & Design Assistant

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Eckenhoff Saunders Architects (ESA) is seeking a full-time summer Intern Librarian & Design Assistant to work on a variety of projects for our well-established firm.  Located in the Prudential building overlooking Millennium Park, ESA is an architecture and design firm with project work across markets such as Workplace, Education, Commercial, and Hospitality with an emphasis on Healthcare. Our project approach thrives on collaboration with architects, planners, and interior designers which offers candidates a unique exposure to thoughtful design.

The Interiors Intern position interfaces daily with material/furniture vendors and is responsible for scheduling weekly vendor presentations.  The Interiors Intern is responsible for the overall maintenance of the library and informing the design staff of new and exciting materials. The Interiors Intern will be regularly assisting on all projects.  Duties on projects range from assembling material palettes, sourcing furniture options, drafting, and rendering.  This position can be fast-paced, requires excellent multi-tasking and needs someone that can work independently and in a team.


  • Student attending a Four year Bachelor’s degree program from an accredited college or university
  • Basic knowledge of Revit
  • Basic rendering skills using Enscape, Sketch-up or 3D Studio Max are highly desired but not required
  • Basic proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite

Note: All applications require a resume and portfolio samples to be included in one .pdf file before consideration.



Eckenhhoff Saunders is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.