Intern Architect


AKA Architects, Ltd. / Chicago, Illinois


AKA Architects, Ltd. (AKA Ltd.) is a mid-size firm in Chicago (north side) with work in multiple states. AKA is in practice for 29 years. The firm focuses on Commercial, Healthcare, QSR, Restaurants, and Educational work as well as some Residential work. Our portfolio can be viewed at our website


AKA Ltd. is looking for a recent graduate (0-3+ years of experience with Master's Degree) who is willing to work in a fast pace office environment. Responsibilities include CAD drafting and detailing, 3D modeling, and entry level project management work. We want someone who is interested in learning and advancing their career to become a well-rounded architect; working at AKA Ltd. will require you to dive into the full architectural process from initial client contact, project development, and construction documents to project completion. We offer our interns opportunities to participate in initial client meetings, site visits, and construction observation. The position requires 40 hours/week working with Project Managers on various projects. Individuals will be required to travel to job sites (Chicago area) as needed, and therefore, automobile access will be necessary for short travels in the City. We offer full Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K, and a Vacation Package. If you are looking to get a well-rounded experience in the architectural field to meet your IDP requirements and become a licensed architect we encourage you to contact AKA Ltd.


The ideal candidate will be someone who is extremely detail oriented, open to constructive criticism, and willing to work directly with clients. Excellent Revit skills are required, and the candidate should be comfortable working in AutoCad 14 LT. Photoshop rendering knowledge is required, and experience with Sketchup is a plus. Candidate should be pursuing licensure with enrollment in the NCARB Intern Development Program (IDP). Please email your resume including references and portfolio (5MB max). Resumes via email only. No calls. Please include "Architectural Position 2019" in the email subject.


Commensurate with experience.


Atul Karkhanis, AIA, LEED BD+C